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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Feb

25

Annabel Manning’s Collaborative Installation at The Light Factory

MFAEDA student Annabel Manning recently helped organize an interactive video installation, “PopArt Visitors,” as part of the Connected There but Not Always Here: Social Networking and the Power of Image exhibition held at The Light Factory in Charlotte. For the installation, Manning collaborated with Berto Gonzalez, a PhD student in Human-Computer Interaction at UNC-Charlotte, and Celine […]

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Feb

22

Malina Chavez Receives SPE’s Innovations in Imaging Award

The Society of Photographic Education announced that MFAEDA student Malina Chavez will receive the Award for Innovations in Imaging for her project, “1949 Armistice Agreement Line.” Chavez, who began that work as a student in Alex Harris’ documentary fieldwork class during the fall, will attend the SPE 2013 National Conference to accept the award and […]

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Feb

19

Film In the House of the Word Returns on 2.22.13

Film in the House of the Word will kick off its spring series at 8pm on Friday, February 22 at the Duke School Studios, featuring work by filmmaker Sarah Halpern and poet Chris Vitiello.   Film in the House of the Word: screenings by Sarah Halpern and readings by Chris Vitiello Friday, February 22, 8pm […]

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Feb

12

Duke at CAA’s 2013 Annual Conference

The College Art Association will hold its 101st annual conference February 13-16 in New York.  The event will bring together over 6,000 artists, art historians, collectors, critics, curators, educators, librarians, and students to engage in four days of  intellectual discussion and creative presentation, and will kick off with an opening reception at the Guggenheim Museum. […]

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Feb

10

The Deep Blue Sea Exhibition: Winter Forum Artists-in-Residence

Before the start of the 2013 spring semester, three MFAEDA students–Kristin Bedford, Caitlin Kelly and Jennifer Stratton–spent two and a half days in Beaufort, NC as artists-in-residence at Duke’s 2013 Winter Forum. The forum is a non-credit experience that brings together undergraduates, graduate/professional students, alumni and faculty to explore a single global issue from a […]

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Feb

09

MFAEDA Student Eric Barstow at Hayti Heritage Film Fest

In late January, MFAEDA student Eric Barstow was invited as a guest on the UNC-TV show Black Issues Forum to discuss two of his films – “¿Qué será del Caribe?” and “Pickaninny”.  Both works will be screening at Durham’s Hayti Heritage Film Festival. The episode aired on January 27th, but is still available streaming. “¿Qué será […]

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Feb

07

Artist’s Talk: LaToya Ruby Frazier

“Exposing the underbelly of corporate practices – rapid de-industrialization and outsourcing, environmental negligence, and inner-city gentrification – Frazier’s work examines the crises of postindustrial communities and the class divisions wrought by capital”  -The Whitney, on Frazier’s artistic terrain   Photographer and media artist LaToya Ruby Frazier will give an artist’s talk on Tuesday, February 12 at […]

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Feb

03

Josh Gibson’s Nile Perch Wins Grand Prize at Black Maria Film Fest

Duke’s Art of the Moving Image program and MFAEDA faculty member Josh Gibson was honored two-fold through at 32nd Annual Black Maria Film + Video Festival‘s 2013 Tour Selections. His new film Nile Perch received the grand prize for documentary film. The work is described as “a luminous, picturesque documentary”. Though it takes place on the […]

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