Jun

09

MFA|EDA Student & Alumni News: Summer 2017 Playlist

MFA|EDA dispatches from near and far, current and alumni. Congratulations all. ___________________________________________________ Tracy Fish (’15), featured in Oxford American’s Eyes on the South, and has joined the Photo faculty at the University of Nevada-Reno. John Rash (’14) works as producer/director at the Southern Documentary Project in the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of […]

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Jul

15

MFA|EDA Alina Taalman Named Inaugural Cassilhaus Travel Fellow

The Cassilhaus Travel Fellowship, made possible through a partnership between Cassilhaus, the Master of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts (MFA|EDA), and the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University (CDS), was created with the idea that travel can be transformative in the life of an emerging artist. The biennial $10,000 fellowship, funded by […]

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Mar

16

MFA|EDA Alumni Directors and Producers in Spring Film Fests

We are very pleased to add continued congratulations to the following filmmakers and MFA|EDA alumni, all with film festival screenings this spring. Congratulations! ________________________ Anna Kipervaser (’15) — director:  Cairo In One Breath at Big Sky Documentary Film Festival; Instrument at Crossroads Film Festival; A Meeting, In Light at Indie Grits Laura Doggett (’13) — producer:  The […]

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Feb

15

MFA|EDA: The February Film Festival Four

We are very pleased to add continued congratulations to the following MFA|EDAs, all with film festival screenings this month. Congratulations! ________________________ Laura Doggett (’13) —  Another Kind of Girl and Children at the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival (and at SXSW next month). Anna Kipervaser (’15) — Cairo In One Breath at the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival. Ava Lowrey […]

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Jan

18

MFA|EDA Student & Alumni News: Winter 2016 Playlist

The latest Duke University MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts dispatches from near and far. Congratulations to all, and mark your calendars for the 2016 MFA|EDA Thesis Exhibition, March 25-April 24. ___________________________ Kristin Bedford, ’14 Photography, Racial Equality & the Divine, All Saints Pasadena;  Be Still, Brehm Center Gallery; ___________________________ Amanda Berg, ’14 Where We Live: A […]

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Oct

29

MFA|EDA Student & Alumni News: Fall 2015 Playlist

          The latest MFA|EDA dispatches and achievements from near and far. Congratulations all. ___________________________ Amanda Berg, ’14: Exhibited at PhotoVille in New York City. ___________________________ Rachel Boillot ’14: With work featured in Feature Shoot and the Daily Mail UK, Rachel is exhibiting her current work, Silent Ballad at The Framer’s Corner through […]

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Sep

30

MFA|EDA at 2015 Click! Triangle Photography Festival

MFA|EDA is proud to participate again in the Click! Triangle Photography Festival, a month-long celebration of the medium and the makers in North Carolina’s Triangle region. Find us at the events below, and be sure to check out all Click! events here:   WED SEPT 30 Reception + Artist’s Talk Question Bridge: Black Males Visiting Artist Bayeté Ross-Smith 6:00-8:00pm […]

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Aug

25

MFA|EDA Photo & Video Panelists at NC Museum of History

Hidden Stories of Abandoned Places Friday, September 4, 6:30-8:00 pm at the NC Museum of History What can photos, archival documents, personal recollections, and video reveal about the people who once inhabited a place and the circumstances that caused them to leave it behind? What affects the decisions a photographer or filmmaker makes about how […]

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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

15

AMI Student Film Awards Featuring MFA|EDA – April 1

Mark your calendar for Tuesday, April 1:  The AMI Student Film Awards. 7:00pm, Griffith Film Theater. Congratulations to MFA|EDAs Aaron Kutnick, John Rash, Brooke Shuman and Alina Taalman.    http://tinyurl.com/2014-AMI-Awards-Flyer    http://tinyurl.com/2014DukeFilmAwards

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Dec

04

MFA|EDA Works-In-Progress Presentations Dec. 10 & 11

Duke’s first MFA program—in Experimental and Documentary Arts—invites the public to screenings of the documentary works-in-progress of the fifteen students from the class of 2015. The students are all enrolled in the first year Documentary Fieldwork seminar taught by Alex Harris. Five students will present their work on Tuesday, December 10, and nine students will […]

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