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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Nov

10

MFA|EDA Visiting Artist Peter Hutton: Nov 16-18

Duke MFA|EDA is proud to announce an upcoming event featuring visiting artist Peter Hutton. As part of the influential filmmaker’s MFA|EDA visit, you are invited to join us for a rare program of personal prints and digital excerpts, followed by Q&A. Filmmaker/Friend/Family David Gatten will moderate the evening’s program. __________________________________ Peter Hutton: Analog and Digital Works Tuesday, November 17 […]

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Nov

09

MFA|EDA Alumni at 21st Annual Cucalorus Film Festival

Congratulations Laura Doggett (’13), Ava Lowrey (’15) and Aaron Kutnick (’15), all with films at the Cucalorus Film Festival, Nov 11-15 __________________________________________________ Laura Doggett produced Barriers of Separation, directed by Raghad Al Khatib, screening Thu Nov 12 at 10:00am. __________________________________________________ Ava Lowrey directed The Button King, screening Sat Nov 14 at 10:00am, and collaborated on […]

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Nov

02

MFA|EDA Visiting Artist Bill Burke: Artist Talk, Nov 11

Please mark your calendar and join us next week for Bill Burke’s Artist Talk: A Life at the End of the Gasoline Age Duke MFA|EDA proudly hosts photographer Bill Burke for a visit to Duke and Durham, Nov 10-13, 2015. Bill Burke will participate in student critiques, course visits and an artist talk at the Full Frame Theater.  Please join us for the not-to-be-missed […]

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Oct

15

MFA|EDA + Cassilhaus Visiting Artist: Mark Steinmetz Event, Oct 28

Wednesday, October 28 at the Full Frame Theater Don’t miss the upcoming  Click! Triangle Photography Festival event with Duke MFA|EDA and Cassilhaus Visiting Artist Mark Steinmetz Click Triangle Photography Festival Mark Steinmetz Artist Talk Full Frame Theater 7:30pm Don’t miss it! Viewfinder Grid Image from The Players, Mark Steinmetz, 2015 ###

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Oct

09

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS – MFA|EDA FALL 2016

Duke University welcomes applications to its MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts (MFA|EDA), a groundbreaking interdisciplinary arts program.  For Fall 2016 admission, the application deadline is January 31, 2016. ——  Application and Information Here    —— A unique initiative, the MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts couples experimental visual practice with the documentary arts in a […]

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May

12

Last Hymn to the MFA|EDA Night, Near Sleep, May 11

16mm Spring Screening Soiree with Hutton, Brakhage, Gatten, Rankin. Nice night, folks.                             Image: Tom Rankin, Durham, NC

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Apr

01

MFA|EDA 2015: Thesis Exhibition P.R. Round Up

This spring, Duke University’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts will celebrate the successes of the class of 2015 in MFA|EDA 2015, the program’s annual thesis exhibition on view from March 20-April 18. Featuring site-specific projects by fourteen MFA|EDA graduating students, the exhibition presents a tremendous range of work including presentations of film and video, installation, […]

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Mar

13

Ruth Behar and The Vulnerable Observer: After Twenty Years, What Next?

MacArthur Award winning writer and cultural anthropologist Ruth Behar will give a public talk The Vulnerable Observer: After Twenty Years, What Next? at the Center for Documentary Studies on April 8th at 7PM. Wednesday April 8, 7:00 p.m. Center for Documentary Studies 1317 West Pettigrew Street, Durham Free and open to the Public Reception and […]

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Feb

18

David Gatten Retrospective at PLASTIK 2015

Dublin’s PLASTIK Festival of Artists’ Moving Image is featuring a retrospective of David Gatten films (Duke AMI + MFA|EDA faculty), including: Film for Invisible Ink case no. 71: BASE-PLUS-FOG  (2006) black & white, sound, 16mm 10 minutes What the Water Said, no. 46  (2007) colour, sound, 16mm 17 minutes Shrimp Boat Log (2006 re-cut and printed […]

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Feb

18

MFA|EDA Rachel Boillot (’14) Photo News

Currently a Visiting Lecturer in Photography at Duke, and working full-time making photographs, videos, and audio recordings for the Friends of Cumberland Trail, recent news from Duke MFA|EDA alumna Rachel Boillot includes: 3 upcoming shows: – Behind the Lens, exhibit at ETSU opening March 6.  Shows selection of works made by female photographers in the Do Good […]

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Feb

09

MFA|EDA Artist-in-Residence James Longley, Feb 11-20

Duke University MFA|EDA is pleased to share the schedule of events slated for the upcoming James Longley Residency, February 11-20, 2015 _______________________________ Award-winning documentary filmmaker James Longley will be visiting Duke University February 11-20, 2015 as an artist-in-residence with the Master of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts program. His visit coincides with his first […]

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