Dec

01

MFA|EDA Bragdeck Year In Review

Check out this year’s MFA|EDA laurels + screenings + exhibits + more:   Bree von Bradsky (’21) screens “The Gobi Gallop” at the Equus Film Festival December 6, in Lexington, Kentucky   Fati Abubakar (’20) in the Duke Chronicle, Foto Femme United, and the Looking Glass Collective.   Rachel Jessen (’18) #girlwrestle photographs in the […]

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Oct

15

MFA|EDA Call for Applications – Fall 2020 Admission

Duke University welcomes applications to its MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts (MFA|EDA), a groundbreaking interdisciplinary arts program.  For Fall 2020 admission, applications will be accepted until February 10, 2020. ——  Application and Information Here    —— A unique initiative, the MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts couples experimental visual practice with the documentary arts in […]

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Jun

28

4th Friday 6Pack: MFA|EDA Natalie Minik (’13)

Welcome to the latest installment of MFA|EDA’s 4th Friday Alumni 6Pack. We are pleased to find respite from the summer heat with a cool dispatch by Natalie Minik from the inaugural Class of 2013.   ~~~~~~~ 1. Winter Light After graduating from the MFAEDA, I received the Lewis Hine Fellowship, which was located in Boston, Massachusetts at the […]

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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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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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Sep

01

MFA|EDA Salon 2018-19 Screening Series Schedule & News

The MFA|EDA free Sunday screening tradition continues this year with monthly shows curated by MFA|EDA second-year students. This year we are also pleased to join Screen/Society as fellow presenters lighting up the screen at the Rubenstein Arts Center Film Theater. Program notes are updated as show dates approach, and can be found at mfaedasalon.org ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ […]

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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

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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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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Apr

18

Cassilhaus Travel Fellowship Presentation: Alina Taalman, May 4

All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware. Martin Buber _________________________________ Please join us for the inaugural Cassilhaus Travel Fellowship presentation, featuring the work-in-progress of 2016 Cassilhaus Travel Fellow Alina Taalman, May 4, 6:00pm at the Full Frame Theater in downtown Durham. The work, entitled Kolmas Punkt, (The Third Point), Taalman says, […]

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