Feb

07

Mendi + Keith Obadike at UNC Chapel Hill

Artists’ Talk / Tuesday, February 7, 6 p.m. / 121 Hanes Art Center, UNC Campus, 115 S. Columbia St., Chapel Hill, North Carolina Performance: Four Electric Ghosts / Thursday, February 9, 7:30 p.m. / Memorial Hall, UNC Campus, 114 E. Cameron Ave., Chapel Hill, North Carolina Duke’s MFA program in Experimental and Documentary Arts partnered […]

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Feb

01

Don’t Miss “Virgin Springs” at the Nasher with Mark McElhatten

Saturday, February 4, 2012 2:00-3:50pm at the Nasher Museum of Art Auditorium Maverick artists, 5 women and 1 man equal 6 titles, spring to the screen adding up to more than the sum of their parts with these exciting works shown for the first time together since the New York Film Festival 2011. “This end […]

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Nov

10

Filmmaker Bill Morrison Visits MFAEDA

  Experimental filmmaker Bill Morrison met with MFA students at the Carpentry Shop on November 7th and 8th to discuss his approach to filmmaking with a focus on the archive and collaboration with musicians. While at Duke, Morrison presented his film Decasia and met with Duke graduate composers to discuss the process of collaborating with composers scoring […]

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Oct

28

English Director and Screenwriter John Akomfrah visits MFAEDA

Acclaimed English director and screenwriter John Akomfrah OBE visited the MFAEDA Carpentry Shop on October 26th to discuss his approach to filmmaking and to participate in critiques of MFA student work. Akomfrah also screened and discussed his previous work and artistic practice with the greater Duke and Durham communities at the Nasher Museum of Art […]

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Oct

07

Pioneering Augmented Reality artist Tamiko Thiel visits MFAEDA

Internationally exhibited new media artist Tamiko Thiel is interested in developing the dramatic and narrative capabilities of interactive 3D virtual reality as a medium for addressing social and cultural issues. She lectures internationally on the creation of meaning in art and of dramatic experience in time-based and interactive media. She is developing a theory of dramatic structure for […]

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Sep

15

Laura Poitras Artist’s Talk Sept. 20 at CDS

O’ Say Can You See, a gallery installation by artist Laura Poitras, is on view in the Kreps Gallery at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, July 25–December 22, 2011. Laura Poitras Artist’s Talk and Reception September 20, 2011, 6–9 p.m., talk at 7 p.m. Center for Documentary Studies Read more about the […]

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Aug

17

“O’ Say Can You See” Installation by Laura Poitras at CDS through December 22, 2011

“O’ Say Can You See” still image from film by Laura Poitras. Photograph by Natalie Crimp. On September 11, 2001, filmmaker Laura Poitras was in lower Manhattan, where she lives. In the hours and days after the bombing and collapse of the World Trade Center Towers she shot film footage of stunned and grief-stricken citizens. […]

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