Mar

25

MFA|EDA Class of 2016 Doc Fieldwork Blog: “Influences”

Class of 2016 Influences In the first semester of the MFA|EDA program at Duke, the Documentary Fieldwork seminar is taught as an opportunity for students to create a new body of documentary work, in a sense to define what they mean by documentary work through their own artistic practice. This new work – presented at the […]

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Mar

25

MFA|EDA at Athens International Film+Video Festival

Four films from Duke University MFA|EDA faculty, alumni and students are featured in this year’s installment of the Athens International Film + Video Festival, April 3-9, 2015. Check it out:  http://athensfilmfest.org/ Congratulations to the filmmakers: William Noland  Bicycle Day Brenda L. Burmeister  A Date With Your Family John Rash  Yangtze Drift Anna Kipervaser  Instrument

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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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Mar

09

MFA|EDA 2015 / Annual Thesis Exhibition / March 20-April 18

This spring, Duke University’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts will celebrate the successes of the class of 2015 in MFA|EDA 2015, the program’s annual thesis exhibition on view from March 20-April 18. Featuring site-specific projects by fourteen MFA|EDA graduating students, the exhibition presents a tremendous range of work including presentations of film and video, installation, […]

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Mar

08

Jenny Scheinman: Duke Performances Artist-In-Residence Events

Via Duke Performances: Duke Performances has commissioned Jenny Scheinman, an acclaimed composer, singer, and violinist, to make an original live score set to 70-year-old archival footage taken by the late North Carolina filmmaker H. Lee Waters. Scheinman and her musical sidemen — Robbie Fulks and Robbie Gjersoe — will create a soundtrack of new folksongs, fiddle music, and field […]

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Mar

06

MFA|EDA Alex Cunningham (’16) Film Festival News

Congratulations to Alex Cunningham (MFA|EDA ’16), whose film “Friday” screened recently at the Big Muddy Film Festival and will appear in the Solitaire section of the Speechless Film Festival later this month. Check it out: Big Muddy Film Festival Speechless Film Festival ###

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Mar

05

MFA|EDA Windrose Stanback (’15) in Romka #9

Congratulations to Windrose Stanback (MFA|EDA Class of 2015) on being selected as a contributor (photography and writing) to the forthcoming Romka #9. Pre-ordering now available:  http://romkamagazine.com  

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Mar

05

MFA|EDA Jon-Sesrie Goff (’16) in Duke Arts Journal

Via Duke Arts Journal:   Jon-Sesrie Goff Hits the Ground Running in Duke’s MFAEDA by: Robert Zimmerman This past fall, Jon-Sesrie Goff moved from Philadelphia to Durham to enroll in Duke’s Master of Fine Arts In Experimental and Documentary Arts (MFAEDA) program. In the ten years since he graduated from The New School, his work ranged […]

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Mar

02

Duke MFA|EDA Represents at IndieGrits, April 15-19

No less than eight films from Duke University MFA|EDA students and alumni are featured in this year’s installment of IndieGrits, April 15-19, Columbia, SC. Check it out:  http://www.indiegrits.com Congratulations to the filmmakers: Amanda Berg (’14)  Every Body Hit Somebody & Welcome Home, Fayetteville Observer Brenda L. Burmeister (’14)  I Have To Close My Eyes Sarah Garrahan […]

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Mar

01

ArtCon 2015: Duke Arts and Creativity Summit, March 20+21

Friday and Saturday, March 20-21 ArtCon 2015: Duke Arts and Creativity Summit The first ever student-led ArtCon will kick off the weekend with industry discussions and Q+A’s for students who are interested in exploring careers in film/television, fashion, sports, marketing, graphic design, comedy, and theater from professionals at ESPN, BuzzFeed, Saturday Night Live, Broadway, A&E Networks, National […]

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Mar

01

MFA|EDA Tracy Fish (’15) Photo Exhibition News

Congratulations to Tracy Fish (MFA|EDA Class of 2015), whose recent portrait work has been selected to appear in three photography exhibitions: . Travel  /  A Smith Gallery, Johnson City, Texas (Juror Alison Wright) Portraits  /  Black Box Gallery, Portland, Oregon. (Juror Amy Arbus) 5th Annual–Tapped  /  Manifest: A Non-Profit Creative Research Gallery & Drawing Center, […]

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