Aug

30

MFA|EDA Films in AMI Film Festival

MFA|EDA Class of 2014 students John Rash and Kristin Bedford are participating in the upcoming AMI STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL. Hope to see you there – don’t miss it. Tuesday, September 3, 7pm-8pm at Griffith Film Theater. John Rash:  CITY RIDE Kristin Bedford:  A SMALL SYMPHONY

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Apr

11

An Evening of Short Films with the Class of 2014

As MFA|EDA 2013 comes to a close, there will be an opportunity to see what the second class of MFAEDA students has been working on in their first semester. On Friday, April 19 at 7pm, Haikus and Other Mathematics will feature short films from the Duke MFAEDA Class of 2014, produced in conjunction with Josh Gibson’s course Experimental Film.

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Apr

01

Winter Forum Artists Highlighted in Nicholas School News Post

In a recent Nicholas School news & events post, MFAEDA students Kristin Bedford, Caitlin M. Kelly and Jennifer Stratton were featured in relation to their participation as artists-in-residence at the 2013 Undergraduate Winter Forum. This year’s forum, “Blue Devils and the Deep Blue Sea: Can We Rescue the Oceans?” was held at the Duke University […]

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Mar

08

Kristin Bedford’s “Field Notes, Durham Noir” Screens at ALICE FEST 2013

Directed by MFAEDA student Kristin Bedford, “Field Notes, Durham Noir” is a short film that explores the lonely spaces and interesting inhabitants that, in the dead of the night, pervade the part of NC-147 that passes through Durham. “Field Notes, Durham Noir” also features an original score by Dan Ruccia, a PhD candidate in Duke’s […]

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Feb

10

The Deep Blue Sea Exhibition: Winter Forum Artists-in-Residence

Before the start of the 2013 spring semester, three MFAEDA students–Kristin Bedford, Caitlin Kelly and Jennifer Stratton–spent two and a half days in Beaufort, NC as artists-in-residence at Duke’s 2013 Winter Forum. The forum is a non-credit experience that brings together undergraduates, graduate/professional students, alumni and faculty to explore a single global issue from a […]

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Jan

15

MFAEDA China Film Tour: 米铝乘客

Current MFAEDA student John Rash presented two screenings while in China this January. 米铝乘客: A Collection of Experimental Documentary Films, also titled Lost Passenger, was shown on January 3 at Yugong Yishan in Beijing, and on January 9 at Eco & More Film Club in Shanghai. In addition to Rash’s own work, Lost Passenger featured films by […]

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Jan

09

SYNTHESIA: Kristin Bedford bridges the gap between sight and sound

In December 2012, MFAEDA student Kristin Bedford collaborated with the Wet Ink Ensemble and the Duke University Department of Music to create “Synthesia,” a multimedia piece that aimed to combine photography with the experience of listening. For the project, Bedford photographed musicians from the Wet Ink Ensemble when they performed Ken Stewart’s score “Make It Opaque” […]

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Nov

27

Documentary Fieldwork Presentations: 12.5 and 12.6

The MFA Experimental and Documentary Arts invites the public to showings of the documentary works-in-progress of the fifteen students from the class of 2014. The students are all enrolled in the first year Documentary Fieldwork seminar taught by Alex Harris. Five students will present their work on Wednesday, December 5, and ten students will present […]

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Oct

29

MFAEDAs Featured in Duke Arts Festival: New Views, through 11.4

Ten MFAEDA students will present work as part of the University’s annual Duke Arts Festival in New Views, in the Brown Gallery at the Bryan Center.  The Duke Arts Festival will take place from Monday, October 29 through Sunday, November 4th. A closing reception will take place on Saturday, November 3rd from 11.45am to 1.30pm.  […]

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Oct

09

Introducing the MFAEDA Class of 2014

The MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts welcomed fifteen new students this Fall, bringing the program into full enrollment for the first time.  “The infusion of energy that comes with this new class combined with the remarkable experience of our first class will elevate everyone’s artistic work, as well as the arts scene at Duke,” […]

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