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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Nov

21

Application Period Open for Fall 2012 Admission to the MFA in Experimental & Documentary Arts

First session of “Experimental Film/Video” course with Josh Gibson. Photograph by Tom Rankin. Duke’s Master of Fine Arts in Experimental & Documentary Arts (MFAEDA) is now accepting applications for Fall 2012 admission. For more info on the program, visit http://mfaeda.duke.edu. Application to the MFAEDA is a two part process, consisting of the Graduate School Application […]

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Oct

27

MFA Featured in “Documenting Duke” Audio Work by CDS Undergraduates

  Through a collaboration between the Center for Documentary Studies and Duke Magazine, students in John Biewen’s undergraduate classes “Introduction to Audio Documentary” and “The Short Audio Documentary” have produced audio features to complement stories featured in the magazine. Among the recent audio pieces posted to Duke Magazine’s website is a piece by Elisabeth Michel, […]

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Oct

07

Pioneering Augmented Reality artist Tamiko Thiel visits MFAEDA

Internationally exhibited new media artist Tamiko Thiel is interested in developing the dramatic and narrative capabilities of interactive 3D virtual reality as a medium for addressing social and cultural issues. She lectures internationally on the creation of meaning in art and of dramatic experience in time-based and interactive media. She is developing a theory of dramatic structure for […]

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Oct

06

Teka Selman on Duke’s New MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts

Teka Selman is the assistant director of Duke’s Master of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts. Her experience in the arts ranges from commercial to nonprofit arts management, most recently as partner at Branch Gallery in Durham, North Carolina. Selman received an MA in Art History and Visual Cultures from Goldsmiths, University of London, and […]

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Oct

02

Master of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts Fall 2011 Inaugural Class

The Master of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts at Duke University brings together two forms of artistic activity—the documentary approach and experimental production in analog, digital, and computational media—in a unique program that will foster collaborations across disciplines and media as it trains sophisticated, creative art practitioners. Successful completion of the program requires […]

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