Feb

16

Duke MFA|EDA 2017 Thesis Exhibition: March 3-April 4

The Duke University Master of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts program is proud to announce its spring thesis exhibition, MFA|EDA 2017. Featuring site-specific projects by twelve MFA|EDA graduating students, the exhibition presents a tremendous range of work including presentations of film and video, installation, sculpture, photography, print-making, interactive arts, performance, sound, and multimedia over the […]

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Jan

31

Duke University MFA|EDA Playlist: News and Notes

MFA|EDA dispatches from near and far. Congratulations all. ___________________________________________________ Haoyang Zhao (‘17) in Duke Today. Katie King (’18) Cousins on view at the Installation ArraySmith Warehouse Bay 11. Colleen Pesci (’17) and Dear Companion at the Kenan Institute for Ethics, February 1 – March 3, 2017 Power Plant Gallery Call for residency applications. MFA|EDA Sunday Screening Salon in Duke […]

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Aug

03

MFA|EDA Nick Pilarski (’15) and Destini RIley In The News

Hearty congratulations to Nick Pilarski (MFA|EDA ’15) and Destini Riley (Full Frame School of Doc ’15), recently named among Filmmaker Magazine‘s “25 New Faces of Independent Film.” Nick and Destini co-directed I, DESTINI, which had an impressive festival run this year and is now featured in the fifth season of New York Times’ Op-Docs. Filmmaker Magazine‘s 25 […]

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Jul

15

MFA|EDA Alina Taalman Named Inaugural Cassilhaus Travel Fellow

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 (CDS), was created with the idea that travel can be transformative in the life of an emerging artist. The biennial $10,000 fellowship, funded by […]

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Apr

14

Cassilhaus Travel Fellowship for MFA|EDA Alumni

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 a new funding opportunity for MFA|EDA graduates, generously provided by Cassilhaus. Created with the idea that travel can be transformative in the life of an emerging artist, Cassilhaus has partnered with MFA|EDA […]

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Mar

01

MFA|EDA 2016: Annual Thesis Exhibition, March 25 – April 24

The Duke University Master of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts program is proud to announce its spring thesis exhibition, MFA|EDA 2016. Featuring site-specific projects by sixteen MFA|EDA graduating students, the exhibition presents a tremendous range of work including presentations of film and video, installation, sculpture, photography, print-making, interactive arts, performance, sound, and multimedia, over […]

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Feb

17

Where We Live: A North Carolina Portrait, On View March 5-June 26

Via the Duke University Archive of Documentary Arts (ADA) Where We Live: A North Carolina Portrait Photographs by Alex Harris, Amanda Berg, Rachel Boillot, & Jennifer Stratton March 5 – June 26, 2016, Rubenstein Photography Gallery Reception & Artist Talk: April 28, 2016, 4:00-7:00pm, Rubenstein Photography Gallery This exhibit will be comprised of a documentary […]

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Feb

03

MFA|EDA Class of 2017 Launches Influences Blog

In the first semester of the MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts program at Duke, the Documentary Fieldwork seminar is taught as an opportunity for students to create a new body of documentary work, in a sense to define what they mean by documentary work through their own artistic practice. This new work—presented at the end […]

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Jan

18

MFA|EDA Student + Alumni Winter News Round-Up

The latest Duke University MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts dispatches from near and far. Congratulations to all, and mark your calendars for the 2016 MFA|EDA Thesis Exhibition, March 25-April 24. ___________________________ Kristin Bedford, ’14 Photography, Racial Equality & the Divine, All Saints Pasadena;  Be Still, Brehm Center Gallery; ___________________________ Amanda Berg, ’14 Where We Live: A […]

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Jan

12

Visiting Artist Richard Ashrowan: Jan 27 Screening + Q&A

Via Rubenstein Library Archive of Documentary Arts News & Events 2016 Rubenstein Visiting Artist: Richard Ashrowan Public Screening + Q&A January 27, 2016, 7:00-8:30 pm Full Frame Theater Directions Free and open to the public In January 2016, the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library will welcome Richard Ashrowan for a month-long residency. […]

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Dec

09

Power Plant Gallery Summer Residency – Call for Submissions

Check out this great series of opportunities from our friends at the Power Plant Gallery: Power Plant Gallery Summer Artist Residency Deadline for applying: February 15, 2016 Notifications to accepted artists: March 15, 2016 Information:  http://powerplantgallery.org/ppgartists The Power Plant Gallery is pleased to offer three separate, one-month public studio residencies: June, July and August, 2016 […]

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Dec

08

MFA|EDA at 2016 Sundance + Slamdance Film Festivals

Congratulations to Laura Doggett (MFA|EDA ’13) and Michaela O’Brien (MFA|EDA ’16), who have each received recent and exciting film festival news: Another Kind of Girl, directed by Khaldiya Jibawi and produced by Laura Doggett will be screening at the Sundance Film Festival, January 21-31, 2016.  See Sundance’s Short Films press release here. This is the […]

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