Oct

30

Free Screening of Alain LeTourneau and Pam Minty’s “Empty Quarter,” 11.5

The MFAEDA will welcome filmmakers  Pam Minty and Alain LeTourneau on Monday, November 5th for a screening of their newest project, Empty Quarter. Empty Quarter Monday, November 5, 6:30 p.m. MFA Carpentry Shop 1509 Campus Dr., Durham, North Carolina Free and open to the public! Empty Quarter is a documentary about southeast Oregon, an area populated […]

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Oct

29

MFAEDAs Featured in Duke Arts Festival: New Views, through 11.4

Ten MFAEDA students will present work as part of the University’s annual Duke Arts Festival in New Views, in the Brown Gallery at the Bryan Center.  The Duke Arts Festival will take place from Monday, October 29 through Sunday, November 4th. A closing reception will take place on Saturday, November 3rd from 11.45am to 1.30pm.  […]

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Oct

19

MFAEDA Student Joel Wanek Screens Film at Antimater Fest

MFAEDA student Joel Wanek (’13) recently screened his film, “Heart of Durham” at the 15th Antimatter Film Festival in Victoria, BC, an international media art and experimental cinema festival that features screenings, performances, and installations..  The festival also included work by Duke faculty member, Jim Haverkamp, who showed his work “When Walt Whitman Was A […]

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Oct

18

MFAEDA Students Selected for NCMA Exhibition

Congrats are due to MFA candidates Marika Borgeson and Malina Chavez, whose work was recently selected for inclusion in  A Life, Still  at the North Carolina Museum of Art.  The NCMA  asked college students to submit works for a juried exhibition to coincide with Still-Life Masterpieces: A Visual Feast from the Museum of Fine Arts, […]

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Oct

15

Duke Students Present: Film in the House of the Word, 10.19.12

MFA candidate Joel Wanek and PhD Literature student Laura Jaramillo will present the second installment of their series, Film in the House of the Word this Friday. Film in the House of the Word with screenings by Sabine Gruffat and a reading by Fred Moten Friday, October 19th, 8pm @ 1515 Hull Avenue (Duke School […]

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Oct

09

Introducing the MFAEDA Class of 2014

The MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts welcomed fifteen new students this Fall, bringing the program into full enrollment for the first time.  “The infusion of energy that comes with this new class combined with the remarkable experience of our first class will elevate everyone’s artistic work, as well as the arts scene at Duke,” […]

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Oct

03

MFAEDA Student and Faculty Work at the NYFF’s Views from the Avant Garde

Exciting news from New York!  Three MFA|EDA students are showing work this weekend in the venerable Views from the Avant Garde at the 50th Annual New York Film Festival: Marika Borgeson, Erin Espelie and Talena Sanders.  In addition, both AMI’s Lecturing Fellow & Artist in Residence David Gatten and Visiting Artist & Adjunct Instructor Shambhavi […]

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Oct

02

Visiting Artist Laura Poitras Named MacArthur Fellow

    MFAEDA Visiting Artist Laura Poitras has been awarded a MacArthur “Genius” Grant by the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.  Poitras is one of twenty-three fellows announced by the foundation today.  MacArthur Fellows receive $500,000 in no-strings-attached support over the next five years, without stipulations or reporting requirements, offering recipients unprecedented freedom […]

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