Feb

22

4th Friday 6Pack: MFA|EDA Anna Kipervaser (’15)

Welcome to the ninth installment of MFA|EDA’s 4th Friday Alumni 6Pack. Appropriately paradoxical, we are pleased to close out the shortest and grayest month with an expansive and radiant transmission from Anna Kipervaser of the Class of 2015. may the road rise to meet you may you always see in the dark may your heart […]

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Feb

07

MFA|EDA 2019 Thesis Exhibition: March 18 – April 13

Duke University’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts celebrates the successes of the class of 2019 in MFA|EDA 2019, the program’s annual thesis exhibition, on view in Durham at the Power Plant Gallery and Full Frame Theater, and on Duke’s campus at the Fredric Jameson Gallery and Rubenstein Arts Center. MARCH 18 – APRIL 13 MFA|EDA 2019 […]

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Jan

25

4th Friday 6Pack: MFA|EDA Alex Cunningham (’16)

Welcome to the eighth installment of MFA|EDA’s 4th Friday Alumni 6Pack. We are pleased to begin the year with a dispatch from Alex Cunningham from the Class of 2016.   Simplicity and Gratitude and Silence. ~~~~~~~ 1. From “There Is No Ithaca”, “Reminiscences no. 8” New York, 1951, Jonas Mekas: “…. Now go on falling, white […]

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Dec

28

4th Friday 6Pack: MFA|EDA Katie King (’18)

Welcome to the seventh installment of MFA|EDA’s 4th Friday Alumni 6Pack. We are pleased to cap off the year  with musings from the class of 2018’s Katie King. Take it away, Katie: ~~~~~~~ It’s raining outside now. I’m drinking a hot cup of coffee, and I’m sitting on a well-worn couch, but I’m also sitting in […]

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Oct

25

Duke MFA|EDA Fall 2018 Bragdeck Roundup #goteam

MFA|EDA student, alumni and faculty happenings this semester, gathered below in no particular order. Congrats all. ~~~~~~~~~~~ Princess Grace awardee Sarah Riazati (’19) in The Chronicle Jon-Sesrie Goff (’16) named Flaherty Executive Director Phyllis Dooney (’18) and Stagville: Living History, October 12 as part of the Click! Photography Festival.   The Unseen Festival (Sept 1-30, Denver and […]

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Sep

28

4th Friday 6Pack: MFA|EDA Rachel Boillot (’14)

Welcome to the fourth installment of MFA|EDA’s 4th Friday Alumni 6Pack. We are happy to continue the new custom with the intrepid Rachel Boillot, from the Class of 2014. Take it away, RB: 1. Home, Away from Home, and Home Again I recently spent several months recovering from a minor surgery in my childhood home in […]

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Aug

24

4th Friday 6Pack: MFA|EDA Lexi Bass (’18)

Welcome to the third installment of MFA|EDA’s 4th Friday Alumni 6Pack. We are pleased to continue the new custom with a communiqué from Lexi Bass, from the Class of 2018. Away we go: 1. Homecoming What was nostalgic about experiencing Cardboard Computer’s Kentucky Route Zero was how they captured the experience of highway driving at night. Returning […]

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Jul

31

MFA|EDA Jason Sudak (’17) Awarded 2018 Cassilhaus Fellowship

The Cassilhaus Travel Fellowship, made possible through a partnership between Cassilhaus, the Master of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts (MFA|EDA), and the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, was created with the idea that travel can be transformative in the life of an emerging artist. The biennial $10,000 fellowship, funded by Ellen Cassilly and Frank Konhaus of Cassilhaus, supports recent Duke University MFA|EDA graduates […]

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Jul

27

4th Friday 6Pack: MFA|EDA Talena Sanders (’13)

Welcome to the second installment of MFA|EDA’s 4th Friday Alumni 6Pack. We are pleased to continue the new custom with the inimitable Talena Sanders, from the inaugural Class of 2013. Away we go:   1. Interloping To thrust oneself into the affairs of others. I am here (right now, in Mexico) from elsewhere, and I am around […]

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Jul

26

Sarah Riazati (’19) Awarded Princess Grace Film Scholarship

We are pleased and proud to share the news that MFA|EDA graduate student Sarah Riazati (’19), has been awarded the Princess Grace Foundation’s 2018 John H. Johnson award to fund her feature film thesis project. Princess Grace Foundation 2018 Award Winners Princess Grace Foundation Press Release Meet Sarah here Congratulations Sarah!  

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Jun

22

4th Friday 6Pack: MFA|EDA Laurids Andersen Sonne (’18)

Welcome to the MFA|EDA’s inaugural 4th Friday Alumni 6Pack. We are pleased to kick off the new custom with Laurids Andersen Sonne, from the recently-graduated Class of 2018. Away we go:   1. Merlin bird ID Lately I have found myself on walk-abouts with friends out in nature with binoculars hanging around my neck and Merlin bird […]

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May

08

2018 Cassilhaus Travel Fellowship Call for MFA|EDA Alumni

2018 CASSILHAUS TRAVEL FELLOWSHIP CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS   How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else. R. Buckminster Fuller ~~~~ The Duke University Masters of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts program (MFA|EDA) and the Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) are pleased to announce the Call for […]

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