Feb

16

Duke MFA|EDA 2017 Thesis Exhibition: March 3-April 4

The Duke University Master of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts program is proud to announce its spring thesis exhibition, MFA|EDA 2017. Featuring site-specific projects by twelve MFA|EDA graduating students, the exhibition presents a tremendous range of work including presentations of film and video, installation, sculpture, photography, print-making, interactive arts, performance, sound, and multimedia over the […]

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Oct

07

Duke MFA|EDA Call For Applications: Deadline Feb 15

Duke University welcomes applications to its MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts (MFA|EDA), a groundbreaking interdisciplinary arts program.  For Fall 2017 admission, applications will be accepted October 10, 2016 –  February 15, 2017. ——  Application and Information Here    —— A unique initiative, the MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts couples experimental visual practice with the […]

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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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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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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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Mar

01

MFA|EDA 2016: Annual Thesis Exhibition, March 25 – April 24

The Duke University Master of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts program is proud to announce its spring thesis exhibition, MFA|EDA 2016. Featuring site-specific projects by sixteen MFA|EDA graduating students, the exhibition presents a tremendous range of work including presentations of film and video, installation, sculpture, photography, print-making, interactive arts, performance, sound, and multimedia, over […]

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Feb

03

MFA|EDA Class of 2017 Launches Influences Blog

In the first semester of the MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts 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 end […]

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Jan

14

Nancy Cohen’s Hackensack Dreaming at Power Plant Gallery

For immediate release via the Power Plant Gallery: Nancy Cohen’s Hackensack Dreaming  Opening Reception and Artist’s Talk: January 22, 2016, 5p.m.–8p.m. Artist’s Talk begins at 6p.m. ___________________________ Power Plant Gallery powerplantgallery@duke.edu, 919.660.3622 powerplantgallery.org Exploring Nancy Cohen’s large-scale installation Hackensack Dreaming is to enter a world constructed by the human hand through manipulation of raw materials, a […]

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Jan

12

Visiting Artist Richard Ashrowan: Jan 27 Screening + Q&A

Via Rubenstein Library Archive of Documentary Arts News & Events 2016 Rubenstein Visiting Artist: Richard Ashrowan Public Screening + Q&A January 27, 2016, 7:00-8:30 pm Full Frame Theater Directions Free and open to the public In January 2016, the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library will welcome Richard Ashrowan for a month-long residency. […]

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Dec

09

Power Plant Gallery Summer Residency – Call for Submissions

Check out this great series of opportunities from our friends at the Power Plant Gallery: Power Plant Gallery Summer Artist Residency Deadline for applying: February 15, 2016 Notifications to accepted artists: March 15, 2016 Information:  http://powerplantgallery.org/ppgartists The Power Plant Gallery is pleased to offer three separate, one-month public studio residencies: June, July and August, 2016 […]

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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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