May

08

MFA|EDA Alumni: 2018 Cassilhaus Travel Fellowship Call for Submissions

2018 CASSILHAUS TRAVEL FELLOWSHIP CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS   How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else. R. Buckminster Fuller ~~~~ The Duke University Masters of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts program (MFA|EDA) and the Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) are pleased to announce the Call for […]

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Apr

18

Cassilhaus Travel Fellowship Presentation: Alina Taalman, May 4

All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware. Martin Buber _________________________________ Please join us for the inaugural Cassilhaus Travel Fellowship presentation, featuring the work-in-progress of 2016 Cassilhaus Travel Fellow Alina Taalman, May 4, 6:00pm at the Full Frame Theater in downtown Durham. The work, entitled Kolmas Punkt, (The Third Point), Taalman says, […]

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Feb

01

Tamika Galanis (’16) Library of Congress Lovelace Fellowship

A message from Tom Rankin, Director of the Master of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts program at Duke University:   We are proud and pleased to share the news that Tamika Galanis has been awarded a Jon B. Lovelace Fellowship at the John W. Kluge Center in the Library of Congress where she […]

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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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Apr

20

Duke MFA|EDA 2017 Commencement Weekend, May 12-14

DUKE UNIVERSITY MFA|EDA CLASS OF 2017 COMMENCEMENT WEEKEND ____________________________ Friday, May 12 3:00-5:00pm EXHIBITION RECEPTION There’s Content: Five Years of the MFA|EDA Rubenstein Photography Gallery Duke West Campus ____________________________ Saturday, May 13 12:00-3:00pm MFA|EDA OPEN STUDIO Carpentry Shop 1509 Campus Drive ____________________________ Sunday, May 14 9:00am DUKE COMMENCEMENT University-Wide Commencement Ceremony MFA|EDA Degree Marshal SALIMA AL-ISMAILI Wallace Wade Stadium […]

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Mar

09

There’s Content: 5 Years of MFA|EDA Exhibition, Spring 2017

There’s Content: Five Years of the Masters of Fine Arts in Experimental & Documentary Arts celebrates the fifth anniversary of Duke University’s MFA program with a joint exhibition at the Power Plant Gallery and The Archive of Documentary Arts in the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library. Power Plant Gallery (April 4-May 6) […]

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Aug

03

MFA|EDA Nick Pilarski (’15) and Destini RIley In The News

Hearty congratulations to Nick Pilarski (MFA|EDA ’15) and Destini Riley (Full Frame School of Doc ’15), recently named among Filmmaker Magazine‘s “25 New Faces of Independent Film.” Nick and Destini co-directed I, DESTINI, which had an impressive festival run this year and is now featured in the fifth season of New York Times’ Op-Docs. Filmmaker Magazine‘s 25 […]

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Jun

15

MFA|EDA Family and Friends at Haverhill Experimental Film Festival

Congratulations to the MFA|EDA family and friends representing (in a big way) at the Haverhill Experimental Film Festival (HEFF), July 22-24, Haverhill, Mass. Screening at HEFF are: Lisa McCarty (’13), Anna Kipervaser (’15), Alex Cunningham (’16), Jason Sudak (’17), Josh Gibson, and David Gatten, including a 16mm workshop with upcoming MFA|EDA  visiting artist Steve Cossman of MONO NO AWARE. Info […]

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Apr

14

Cassilhaus Travel Fellowship for MFA|EDA Alumni

The Duke University Masters of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts program (MFA|EDA) and the Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) are pleased to announce a new funding opportunity for MFA|EDA graduates, generously provided by Cassilhaus. Created with the idea that travel can be transformative in the life of an emerging artist, Cassilhaus has partnered with MFA|EDA […]

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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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Dec

08

MFA|EDA at 2016 Sundance + Slamdance Film Festivals

Congratulations to Laura Doggett (MFA|EDA ’13) and Michaela O’Brien (MFA|EDA ’16), who have each received recent and exciting film festival news: Another Kind of Girl, directed by Khaldiya Jibawi and produced by Laura Doggett will be screening at the Sundance Film Festival, January 21-31, 2016.  See Sundance’s Short Films press release here. This is the […]

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Nov

16

MFA|EDA Shop Talk with Visiting Alumna Laura Doggett (’13)

MFA|EDA is pleased to share the news that alumna Laura Doggett (’13) will visit Duke and Durham, November 20-24. As part of the visit, which includes MFA|EDA student critiques and the CDS Documentary Forum, former Felsman Fellow Laura Doggett will lead a Shop Talk the morning of Friday Nov 20 — an opportunity for MFA and CDS students interested in continuing their […]

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