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

15

MFA|EDA: The February Film Festival Four

We are very pleased to add continued congratulations to the following MFA|EDAs, all with film festival screenings this month. Congratulations! ________________________ Laura Doggett (’13) —  Another Kind of Girl and Children at the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival (and at SXSW next month). Anna Kipervaser (’15) — Cairo In One Breath at the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival. Ava Lowrey […]

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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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Feb

01

Sad City Coyote by MFA|EDA Kristina Baker Now On View

Be sure to see Sad City Coyote, now on view on the first floor of the Duke University Allen Building. Artist and Duke MFA|EDA graduate student Kristina Baker describes the exhibition: “Pairing traditional medium format film with modern cell phone photography, these images explore the nondescript remnants of communism within Eastern Europe, still struggling to […]

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Jan

18

MFA|EDA Student & Alumni News: Winter 2016 Playlist

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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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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Dec

02

MFA|EDA ’16 Cunningham + O’Brien at SEFF Binghamton

Congratulations to MFA|EDA Class of 2016’s Alex Cunningham and Michaela O’Brien, each with films in Binghamton’s Student Experimental Film Festival (SEFF), December 4-5, 2015. Alex Cunningham has three films at SEFF: Theia, Twenty-Five, and Gaumukh. Michaela O’Brien’s film, Anatomical Gifts premieres at SEFF. Congratulations all.

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Nov

30

MFA|EDA Works-In-Progress Presentations, Dec 8+9

Duke University’s first MFA program—in Experimental and Documentary Arts—invites the public to screenings of the works-in-progress from the thirteen students in the class of 2017. The students are enrolled in the first-year Documentary Fieldwork seminar taught by Alex Harris. Five students will present their work on Tuesday, December 8, and eight students will present on Wednesday, December 9; […]

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Sep

30

MFA|EDA at 2015 Click! Triangle Photography Festival

MFA|EDA is proud to participate again in the Click! Triangle Photography Festival, a month-long celebration of the medium and the makers in North Carolina’s Triangle region. Find us at the events below, and be sure to check out all Click! events here:   WED SEPT 30 Reception + Artist’s Talk Question Bridge: Black Males Visiting Artist Bayeté Ross-Smith 6:00-8:00pm […]

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Sep

29

MFA|EDA Jon-Sesrie Goff (’16) – In The News

We are pleased and proud to share some recent news regarding MFA|EDA graduate student Jon-Sesrie Goff, including the announcement by the Princess Grace Foundation that Jon has been awarded a $30,000 filmmaking grant to fund his thesis project — one of only six grantees, and Duke University’s first recipient. Congratulations Jon! Princess Grace Foundation Announcement Princess […]

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Sep

25

MFA|EDA Roxanne Campbell at Durham County Library, 9/25-10/31

Announcing DIVINE, by Roxanne R. Campbell (MFA|EDA ’16) On view now at: Durham County Library 300 N. Roxboro St. Durham, NC 27705    

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Aug

25

MFA|EDA Photo & Video Panelists at NC Museum of History

Hidden Stories of Abandoned Places Friday, September 4, 6:30-8:00 pm at the NC Museum of History What can photos, archival documents, personal recollections, and video reveal about the people who once inhabited a place and the circumstances that caused them to leave it behind? What affects the decisions a photographer or filmmaker makes about how […]

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