Apr

16

“Preoccupations,” Exhibition of MFA Student Work Opens Thursday April 19, 5-7PM

  Preoccupations, a public exhibition of works by members of the inaugural class of the MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts (MFAEDA) will be on view starting Thursday, April 19th,  in the Corridor Gallery of the East Duke building on Duke’s East Campus. Preoccupations Opening Reception: Thursday, April 19th, 5-7pm East Duke building, Duke East […]

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Mar

20

Jim Dow Lecture, Wednesday 3/21- Free and Open to the Public!

Photographer Jim Dow will return to the Duke campus this week as a Visiting Artist in Duke’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts. He will present a slideshow and lecture, “Walker Evans as a Post-Modern Construction,” in the course Innovation and Tradition in the Documentary Arts; the event is free and open to the public. […]

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Mar

20

Full Frame Lineups Announced

Still from “Five Star Existence,” directed by Sonja Linden (North American Premiere)   Join all the MFAEDAers in attending this year’s Full Frame Documentary Film Festival happening April 12-15! See below for announcements of the NEW DOCS and Invited Programs. The full schedule will be released March 22, 2012.   The Full Frame Documentary Film […]

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Mar

13

Visiting Artist Ethan Jackson’s New Optical Installation Opens at the Divinity School

Visual artist Ethan Jackson’s new optical installation at the Divinity School’s Westbrook Hall Cloister Walk will be opening this week! This is a beautiful, large scale installation inside a long corridor adjacent to the Chapel. Please join us at two upcoming events to learn more and celebrate this work: Tech and New Media Speaker Series […]

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Feb

29

Congratulations to Josh Gibson and his “Kudzu Vine”!

Kudzu Vine from Josh Gibson on Vimeo. Congratulations to MFAEDA faculty Josh Gibson who’s 35mm black and white short documentary “Kudzu Vine” recently won the Grand Prize for Documentary (The Juror’s Stellar Award)  at the Black Maria Film Festival AND the Artistic Vision Award at the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival. Way to go Josh!

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Feb

27

Kianga Ford Visits Duke February 29 – March 1

As part of Immersed in Every Sense, a Duke University Visiting Artist Lecture Series, multimedia artist Kianga Ford will be on campus to give an artist talk and a lunchtime seminar. This event in the lecture series is cosponsored by Duke’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts program and the Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies. Artist Talk Wednesday, February […]

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Feb

16

“Occupations,” Exhibition of MFA Student Work Opens Friday, February 17, 5-7pm

Occupations, the first public exhibition of works by members of the inaugural class of the MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts (MFAEDA) will be on view from February 17-March 15 in the Corridor Gallery of the East Duke building on Duke’s East Campus.  After the dispersion of many of the Occupy Movements, seven students in […]

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Feb

07

Mendi + Keith Obadike at UNC Chapel Hill

Artists’ Talk / Tuesday, February 7, 6 p.m. / 121 Hanes Art Center, UNC Campus, 115 S. Columbia St., Chapel Hill, North Carolina Performance: Four Electric Ghosts / Thursday, February 9, 7:30 p.m. / Memorial Hall, UNC Campus, 114 E. Cameron Ave., Chapel Hill, North Carolina Duke’s MFA program in Experimental and Documentary Arts partnered […]

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Feb

03

Duke Hosts the CHAT Festival February 6-9, 2012

DURHAM, NC – A conference exploring and celebrating the many digital collisions and intersections between technology, art and the humanities comes to Duke University next week. The CHAT Festival, short for Collaborations: Humanities, Art and Technology, will showcase how digital technology is influencing the scholarly arts and humanities. The festival runs Feb. 6-9 and is free […]

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Feb

01

Don’t Miss “Virgin Springs” at the Nasher with Mark McElhatten

Saturday, February 4, 2012 2:00-3:50pm at the Nasher Museum of Art Auditorium Maverick artists, 5 women and 1 man equal 6 titles, spring to the screen adding up to more than the sum of their parts with these exciting works shown for the first time together since the New York Film Festival 2011. “This end […]

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Jan

09

Free Master Class With Award-Winning Filmmaker Sam Pollard at CDS, Saturday, 1/14

Distinguished filmmaker Sam Pollard will visit Durham over the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend to lead a free master class at the Center for Documentary Studies, a rare opportunity for students and film fans to learn about the craft from a veteran filmmaker. Pollard will show pieces from the Katrina documentary When the Levees […]

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Dec

12

Presentation of MFA Student Works-in-Progress, 12/13

Duke’s first MFA program invites the public to showings of the documentary works-in-progress of the fifteen students from the inaugural class. The students are all enrolled in the first year Documentary Fieldwork seminar taught by Alex Harris. The work of three students—Philip Brubaker, Wolfgang Hastert, and Jolene Mok was shown on Tuesday, December 6 (see end […]

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