Sep

17

MFA|EDA Salon: David Gatten’s Extravagant Shadows, 9/27

Save The Date: Sunday, September 27 THE EXTRAVAGANT SHADOWS David Gatten’s first digital feature | Artist in attendance 5:00pm | Full Frame Theater | 175 mins Free screening, doors open at 4:30pm Fourteen years in the making, The Extravagant Shadows was ranked the No. 9 film of the year in the Film Comment international critics […]

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Apr

28

MFA|EDA + More at Chicago Underground Film Festival

Check out the Chicago Underground Film Festival lineup at http://cuff.org. MFA|EDA friends and family exhibiting work include: Chora by Anna Kipervaser (Class of 2015) Night Noon by Shambhavi Kaul (Faculty) Speculation Nation by Bill Brown (Faculty) and Sabine Gruffat Hacked Circuit by Deborah Stratman (Visiting Artist) Soundprint by Monteith McCollum (Visiting Artist) Now you know where […]

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Apr

14

Congratulations MFA|EDA Class of 2015

___________________________________________ Randall Kenan, raised in the rural North Carolina community of Chinquapin, is the author of A Visitation of Spirits, Let the Dead Bury Their Dead, Walking on Water: Black American Lives at the Turn of the Twenty-first Century, and The Fire This Time, among others.  He is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Whiting Writers Award, the […]

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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

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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Sep

16

Focus Awards: MFA|EDA Visiting Artists Dow and Leclair

MFA|EDA is proud to learn and share that Visiting Artists Jim Dow (’12, ’13, ’15) and Larissa Leclair (’14) will receive honors at the Griffin Museum of Photography‘s 9th Annual Focus Awards, Oct 24 and 25, 2014. Read the press release here. Jim Dow is receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by Eric Almquist. Larissa […]

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Feb

19

Visiting Artist Jack Loeffler at MFA|EDA Feb 24 – 28

Duke University’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts is proud to welcome MFA|EDA Visiting Artist Jack Loeffler to campus and to Durham, February 24-28. Among critique sessions with MFA|EDA students, class visits including the Center for Documentary Studies and other events, the acclaimed historian, writer and artist will host a presentation Tuesday, February 25 at […]

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Feb

06

Stratman and Yasinsky Visiting Artist Screenings: Feb 11 + 12

TUE FEB 11 DEBORAH STRATMAN: SHORT FILMS 7:00PM FULL FRAME THEATER Duke University’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts is proud to welcome MFA|EDA Visiting Artist Deborah Stratman to campus and to Durham, February 11-14. Among class visits, critique sessions with MFA|EDA students and other events, the acclaimed artist and filmmaker will screen a self-curated […]

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Jan

27

Deborah Stratman: Speculative Terrains / On View Jan 27-Feb 28

A new exhibit at the Power Plant Gallery, Deborah Stratman: Speculative Terrains, examines both rural and urban landscapes through lenses of history, science, and mythology. The show features a range of work—photography, video, and installation—by the award-winning artist and filmmaker that explores how places, ideas, and the undercurrents of society are intertwined. Stratman will be a visiting scholar with […]

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Jan

08

FHI Audiovisualities Lab and John Rash (’14) present INVISIBLE

  Friday January 17 INVISIBLE to perform new audio performance installation TIME CONSTRAINTS at Duke FHI Audiovisualities Lab 3:00-4:00pm: Artist talk and reception @ FHI Garage, Smith Warehouse Bay 4 7:00-8:30pm: Performance of TIME CONSTRAINTS @ Nelson Music Room, East Duke Building INVISIBLE is a sound art performance project featuring sculptural sound making devices invented by Mark […]

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Dec

28

Spring 2014 MFA|EDA Visiting Artists and Scholars

The Masters of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts is pleased to announce its Spring 2014 slate of Visiting Artists and Scholars. Visitors to Duke’s MFA|EDA spend several days on campus during which time the visiting artist or scholar attends classes, meets with students in one-on-one critique as well group critique, and engages with […]

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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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