Jul

06

Introducing the Duke University MFA|EDA Class of 2019

Please join us in welcoming the incoming Class of 2019 cohort of Duke University’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts. David D’Agostino David D’Agostino is a filmmaker and former instructor for Pittsburgh Filmmakers School. He received an art degree from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston in 2003, and completed the 5th […]

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Jun

09

MFA|EDA Student & Alumni News: Summer 2017 Playlist

MFA|EDA dispatches from near and far, current and alumni. Congratulations all. ___________________________________________________ Tracy Fish (’15), featured in Oxford American’s Eyes on the South, and has joined the Photo faculty at the University of Nevada-Reno. John Rash (’14) works as producer/director at the Southern Documentary Project in the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of […]

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May

05

MFA|EDA Director Tom Rankin in Southern Cultures

Days before the 143rd Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 6, 2017, documentary photographer Tom Rankin shares memories of a lifetime attending the “greatest two minutes in sports: Read the article and see the photographs in Southern Cultures here

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Apr

20

Duke MFA|EDA 2017 Commencement Weekend, May 12-14

DUKE UNIVERSITY MFA|EDA CLASS OF 2017 COMMENCEMENT WEEKEND ____________________________ Friday, May 12 3:00-5:00pm EXHIBITION RECEPTION There’s Content: Five Years of the MFA|EDA Rubenstein Photography Gallery Duke West Campus ____________________________ Saturday, May 13 12:00-3:00pm MFA|EDA OPEN STUDIO Carpentry Shop 1509 Campus Drive ____________________________ Sunday, May 14 9:00am DUKE COMMENCEMENT University-Wide Commencement Ceremony MFA|EDA Degree Marshal SALIMA AL-ISMAILI Wallace Wade Stadium […]

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Oct

20

MFA|EDA Weekend Screenings: Gatten+Solomon+Rivette

Save the Dates: Oct 22+23 MFA|EDA is proud to host visiting artist, family and friend David Gatten on the weekend of October 22 and 23. Fittingly, we celebrate with screenings, and you are invited: ___________________________________________________ SAT OCT 22 The Magic of Jacques Rivette, Part II: Duelle, directed by Jacques Rivette, 1976, 121 min Presented by David […]

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Oct

17

Salima Al-Ismaili (’17) Named Kenan Graduate Arts Fellow

2016-2017 Kenan Institute for Ethics  Graduate Arts Fellow Salima Al-Ismaili (MFA|EDA ’17) is an Omani documentary artist working primarily in film and photography. Her previous documentaries explored issues of migration and displacement in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Jordan. Al-Ismaili’s current focus explores the constructed and blurred assigned gender roles of women within religion, and the role […]

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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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Jun

15

#PPGARTISTS: Summer Residencies at Power Plant Gallery

Don’t miss it: The Power Plant Gallery hosts month-long residencies this summer. June — William Paul Thomas July — MJ Sharp August — qUest Details below and here. Check the Power Plant Gallery  website  for updated public evnt information. ***PLEASE NOTE: The PPG goes to a summer schedule during the months of June, July, and August. […]

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Apr

05

MFA|EDA 2016 Commencement Weekend, May 14+15

DUKE UNIVERSITY MFA|EDA CLASS OF 2016 COMMENCEMENT WEEKEND ____________________________ Saturday, May 14 OPEN STUDIO: 12:00-2:00pm, MFA|EDA Carpentry Shop, 1509 Campus Drive ____________________________ Sunday, May 15 COMMENCEMENT EVENTS: 9:00am, University-wide Commencement Ceremony, Wallace Wade Stadium MFA|EDA Degree Marshal: TAMIKA GALANIS 3:00pm, MFA|EDA Commencement and Diploma Distribution, Nasher Museum Auditorium MFA|EDA Commencement Speaker: NATASHA TRETHEWEY Natasha Trethewey, Pulitzer […]

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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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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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