Nov

14

Nathaniel Dorsky Premieres at Duke MFA|EDA, Feb 2-5

The Duke University Master of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts program welcomes visiting artist Nathaniel Dorsky to Duke and Durham in the spring semester of 2018 for four nights of films, February 2-5. The program, entitled Nathaniel Dorsky: 18 at 18, features 18 films from the filmmaker, screened at silent speed, 18 frames […]

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Oct

26

MFA|EDA Director Tom Rankin & the American Folklore Society

Congratulations to Tom Rankin, documentary photographer, Duke University professor of the practice in Art, Art History and Visual Studies, Center for Documentary Studies educator, and director the the MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts at Duke University. At this year’s American Folklore Society annual meeting in Minneapolis, Tom Rankin was designated for induction as an American […]

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Oct

21

ShopTalk with Ava Lowrey (’15) & DEMAN Weekend

The Duke MFA|EDA is pleased to welcome back Ava Lowrey (’15) as part of DEMAN Weekend (Duke Entertainment Media Arts Network), Nov 3-4, 2018. Among other DEMAN events, Ava will present a ShopTalk titled “Documenting the American South.” The talk is Friday November 3, 1:00 at the MFA|EDA Carpentry Shop (1509 Campus Drive). Ava currently […]

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Oct

17

DUKE MFA|EDA CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: DEADLINE JAN 31

Duke University welcomes applications to its MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts (MFA|EDA), a groundbreaking interdisciplinary arts program.  For Fall 2018 admission, applications will be accepted October 16, 2017 –  January 31, 2018. ——  Application and Information Here    —— A unique initiative, the MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts couples experimental visual practice with the […]

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Jul

06

Introducing the Duke University MFA|EDA Class of 2019

Please join us in welcoming the incoming Class of 2019 cohort of Duke University’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts. David D’Agostino David D’Agostino is a filmmaker and former instructor for Pittsburgh Filmmakers School. He received an art degree from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston in 2003, and completed the 5th […]

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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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May

05

MFA|EDA Director Tom Rankin in Southern Cultures

Days before the 143rd Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 6, 2017, documentary photographer Tom Rankin shares memories of a lifetime attending the “greatest two minutes in sports: Read the article and see the photographs in Southern Cultures here

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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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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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Nov

17

MFA|EDA Screening: Bad at Geography with Bill Brown

Please join us this Sunday as we welcome punk/zinester/educator/filmmaker Bill Brown back across the Durham-Chapel Hill boundary line. Bill will be here to present two films that disarmingly challenge American borders, real and imagined. Sun, Nov 20 6:00pm @ Unexposed Microcinema 105 Hood St / Suite 5 __________________________________________ Program: The Other Side (2006, 40 min, […]

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Oct

20

MFA|EDA Weekend Screenings: Gatten+Solomon+Rivette

Save the Dates: Oct 22+23 MFA|EDA is proud to host visiting artist, family and friend David Gatten on the weekend of October 22 and 23. Fittingly, we celebrate with screenings, and you are invited: ___________________________________________________ SAT OCT 22 The Magic of Jacques Rivette, Part II: Duelle, directed by Jacques Rivette, 1976, 121 min Presented by David […]

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Oct

17

Salima Al-Ismaili (’17) Named Kenan Graduate Arts Fellow

2016-2017 Kenan Institute for Ethics  Graduate Arts Fellow Salima Al-Ismaili (MFA|EDA ’17) is an Omani documentary artist working primarily in film and photography. Her previous documentaries explored issues of migration and displacement in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Jordan. Al-Ismaili’s current focus explores the constructed and blurred assigned gender roles of women within religion, and the role […]

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