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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Jun

10

Phone Home Durham @ Power Plant Gallery, May 29-Aug 22

SUBMIT YOUR PHOTOGRAPHS OF DURHAM COUNTY PHONE HOME DURHAM MAY 29–AUGUST 22, 2015 Accepting photographs through August 22, 2015. Submit early for more chances to selected by our guest curators. Please see full details below Upcoming dates to note. Please check back often as events are added: May 26, 2015 – Notifications will go out […]

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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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Feb

18

David Gatten Retrospective at PLASTIK 2015

Dublin’s PLASTIK Festival of Artists’ Moving Image is featuring a retrospective of David Gatten films (Duke AMI + MFA|EDA faculty), including: Film for Invisible Ink case no. 71: BASE-PLUS-FOG  (2006) black & white, sound, 16mm 10 minutes What the Water Said, no. 46  (2007) colour, sound, 16mm 17 minutes Shrimp Boat Log (2006 re-cut and printed […]

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Feb

06

MFA|EDA Class of 2015 Student Film + Video News

Class of 2015 MFA|EDA students Ava Lowrey, Libi Striegl and Anna Kipervaser in the news:   Congratulations to Ava Lowrey, MFA|EDA Class of 2015, whose film Fred: The Town Dog won the Audience Award at the Montgomery Film Festival, and continues its festival run at the Black Warrior Film Festival in February. Congratulations to Libi Striegl, MFA|EDA Class of […]

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Oct

08

In Practice: Work by Duke Arts Faculty – Power Plant Gallery On Exhibit Now Through Dec 13

Via CDS Porch: The Power Plant Gallery at American Tobacco Campus is pleased to present In Practice: Work by Duke Arts Faculty, opening October 4. The exhibit includes works in a wide range of media—photography, film and video, printmaking, new media—by seventeen Duke faculty members and instructors from three arts units at the university: the Center for Documentary Studies (CDS), the Department […]

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Sep

27

MFA|EDA at the 51st New York Film Festival, Sept 27-Oct 13

Duke University’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts program is proud to announce MFA|EDA student, alumni, faculty and visiting artist participation at the 51st Annual New York Film Festival. MFA|EDA students and alumni presenting work are: Marika Borgeson, Erin Espelie, Lisa McCarty and Talena Sanders. In addition, Duke AMI’s Associate Director & Instructor Josh Gibson and Visiting Artist […]

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Sep

05

MFA|EDA and the Future of Documentary Education

Via PBS POV: THE FUTURE OF DOCUMENTARY EDUCATION:  INSIDE THREE NEW COLLEGE PROGRAMS by Shannon Carroll | Sept 5, 2013 If you could create a documentary degree program in 2013, what would it look like? What skills would you have to teach the filmmakers of tomorrow while the media landscape is changing rapidly and before […]

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Sep

15

“Nine Visions”: Photography with Southern Vision

Cafeteria, Camp America. From the series “Guantanamo Bay.” Photograph by Christopher Sims. September 16–November 13, 2011 Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History, 975 Main Street, Danville, Virginia Opening Reception: Friday, September 16, 5:30–7 p.m. Curated by Glenn Scarboro, president of the Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History, Nine Visions includes the work of […]

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Sep

10

“Outlands: Land Over Time” Exhibition at Jennifer Schwartz Gallery

CDS director Tom Rankin’s photographs are included in the group exhibition Outlands: Land Over Time at Jennifer Schwartz Gallery in Atlanta, Georgia from September 10 to October 8, 2011. Also in the exhibition is work by Rachel Barrett, whose photographs from Bolinas in northern California were selected by juror Hank Willis Thomas for the 2010 […]

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May

31

Charlie Thompson on “Spirits of Just Men”

Charlie Thompson, director of the undergraduate program at CDS, holds the faculty position of Lecturer in the Department of Cultural Anthropology at Duke and is an adjunct professor in the Department of Religion. His latest book,Spirits of Just Men: Mountaineers, Liquor Bosses, and Lawmen in the Moonshine Capital of the World (University of Illinois Press), […]

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Apr

25

“Eyes on Cuba,” A Conversation with Alex Harris and Ruth Behar at the J. Paul Getty Museum

On Wednesday, May 18, 7 p.m., Alex Harris will participate in “Eyes on Cuba,” a conversation at the Getty Museum with Ruth Behar, professor of anthropology at the University of Michigan and author of An Island Called Home: Returning to Jewish Cuba. They will discuss how their respective projects give voice to Cubans and express […]

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