Nov

10

MFA|EDA Amanda Berg (’14) Featured in ‘Slate’

Amanda Berg (2014) was recently featured in Slate along with images from her project Keg Stand Queens. Recently, Slate columnist Emily Yoffe wrote a story advising college women to drink less at social gatherings to lower the risk of sexual assault.* The story pushed a few buttons and ignited a dialogue about drinking culture all over the Internet. For three years, photographer Amanda Berg was steeped in […]

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Nov

07

MFA|EDA Shan Shan Feature and Interview in LandEscape

   MFA|EDA student Shan Shan (2014) was interviewed and featured in the November Issue of LandEscape Art Review. LandEscape is launching the new edition of ‘LandEscape Now!’, an international contemporary art competition, which introduces works of art by international artists working in various fine arts disciplines. LandEscape aims at presenting innovative and cutting-edge artworks in contemporary […]

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Nov

06

EVERYBODY STREET with MFA|EDA Visiting Artist Cheryl Dunn

Duke University’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts is proud to welcome MFA|EDA Visiting Artist Cheryl Dunn to campus and to Durham, November 19-21. Among class visits, critique sessions with MFA|EDA students and other events, the acclaimed photographer will screen her street photography documentary, EVERYBODY STREET, Wednesday, November 20 at 7:00pm. The screening is free […]

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Nov

02

Visiting Photojournalist David Degner and the Arab Spring

Via CDS Porch: Acclaimed Middle Eastern–based photojournalist David Degner will visit Duke University to talk about his work at two public events and to speak to undergraduates and students in the MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts program. The freelance photographer has been based in Egypt for the past three years, living a block from Cairo’s Tahrir Square; he […]

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Oct

30

MFA|EDA Caitlin Margaret Kelly Curates The Icon Industry

Via The Kenan Institute for Ethics:   The Icon Industry: The Visual Economy of Human Rights, Nov. 4 This exhibit of student work, curated by Kenan Graduate Arts Fellow Caitlin Margaret Kelly, explores, critiques, and/or celebrates the notion of the iconic image in human rights issues as seen in our news media. It aims to […]

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Oct

28

MFA|EDA Director Tom Rankin presents at the Library of Congress

Via CDS Porch: TOM RANKIN TO GIVE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS BOTKIN LECTURE ON “ONE PLACE”, OCTOBER 30 “‘I confine myself to the place I was born and raised,’ [Paul] Kwilecki once said, ‘not as an arbitrary discipline or to prove that subjects worthy of photographs exist everywhere and in abundance, though it is true that […]

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Feb

27

Save the Date! MFAEDA 2013 Thesis Exhibition, 3/22 – 4/14

Less than two years ago, Duke welcomed 15 students into the newly launched Master of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts. This spring the program is proud to announce the inaugural thesis exhibition of the MFAEDA at Duke University featuring work by the Class of 2013. The exhibition will kick-off with an opening on […]

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Jan

20

Wolfgang Hastert Screens at Strange Beauty Fest

Strange Beauty Film Festival opens Thursday, January 24.  The festival, now in its fourth year, was founded by husband-and-wife team Jim Haverkamp and Joyce Ventimiglia. Haverkamp, a member of Duke’s Arts of the Moving Image program faculty, and Ventimiglia hold Strange Beauty at Durham’s Manbites Dog Theater. While many of the films that will screen at the […]

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