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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Happy Thanksgiving, Errol Morris

Philip Brubaker ’13 and friend muse about and give thanks for the works of Errol Morris on their podcast, Albatross Applesauce:   And the man himself muses about his work, “The Umbrella Man” in a NY Times Op-Doc this week:  

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Student Profiles: Lisa McCarty

Lisa McCarty creates images through a disciplined practice of relinquishing control. Utilizing unpredictable cameras and photographic processes, McCarty seeks opportunities to capture chance-based abstractions that reflect the imperfect yet wondrous systems that govern perception. Equally interested in cognitive science and romantic conceptualism, her work explores the potential and paradox of visual information. Lisa McCarty is […]

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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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Student Profiles: Wolfgang Hastert

Wolfgang Hastert, called Wolf by his peers, is an award-winning documentary/ experimental filmmaker and media artist. He has been working with the European arts channel ARTE TV as an independent author, director, producer, and cinematographer. His films on American artists, photographers, and pop culture have been presented in festivals world-wide. Wolfgang made films about “anonymous” […]

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Student Profiles: Eric Barstow

Eric Barstow was born in Manhattan, New York, and lived in Queens during his childhood. He has placed all of his focus on filmmaking and understanding the process from beginning to end. He graduated summa cum laude from St. Augustine’s College, where he studied film. Check out an example of his work.

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Student Profiles: Laura Doggett

  Laura Doggett is a community artist and educator who absolutely believes in the transformative power of creative expression and storytelling in the lives of young people. She has worked with teenager in DC, NYC, and the mountain of WV and KY to tell their stories through video, audio, and creative writing. She has been […]

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