Jul

29

4th Friday 6Pack: MFA|EDA Kristina Baker (’16)

Welcome to the latest installment of MFA|EDA’s 4th Friday Alumni 6Pack. This month your Arts & Letters tour guide is Kristina Baker from the Class of 2016. Take it away, Kristina:   ~~~~~~~ 1. After graduating, I moved to Charlotte N.C.   ~~~~~~~ 2. I go to the symphony whenever there are piano performances and have been collecting […]

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Jun

28

4th Friday 6Pack: MFA|EDA Natalie Minik (’13)

Welcome to the latest installment of MFA|EDA’s 4th Friday Alumni 6Pack. We are pleased to find respite from the summer heat with a cool dispatch by Natalie Minik from the inaugural Class of 2013.   ~~~~~~~ 1. Winter Light After graduating from the MFAEDA, I received the Lewis Hine Fellowship, which was located in Boston, Massachusetts at the […]

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Apr

05

MFA|EDA 2019 Commencement: Sunday, May 12

CLASS OF 2019 COMMENCEMENT ____________________________ Sunday, May 12 9:00am University-wide Commencement Ceremony Wallace Wade Stadium MFA|EDA Degree Marshal Sarah Riazati 3:00pm MFA|EDA Commencement and Diploma Distribution Nasher Museum Auditorium MFA|EDA Commencement Speaker Deborah Stratman 5:00pm MFA|EDA Reception & Open Studio The Shop | 1509 Campus Drive  ____________________________ ____________________________ Deborah Stratman is an artist and filmmaker interested […]

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Feb

07

MFA|EDA 2019 Thesis Exhibition: March 18 – April 13

Duke University’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts celebrates the successes of the class of 2019 in MFA|EDA 2019, the program’s annual thesis exhibition, on view in Durham at the Power Plant Gallery and Full Frame Theater, and on Duke’s campus at the Fredric Jameson Gallery and Rubenstein Arts Center. MARCH 18 – APRIL 13 MFA|EDA 2019 […]

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Jan

25

4th Friday 6Pack: MFA|EDA Alex Cunningham (’16)

Welcome to the eighth installment of MFA|EDA’s 4th Friday Alumni 6Pack. We are pleased to begin the year with a dispatch from Alex Cunningham from the Class of 2016.   Simplicity and Gratitude and Silence. ~~~~~~~ 1. From “There Is No Ithaca”, “Reminiscences no. 8” New York, 1951, Jonas Mekas: “…. Now go on falling, white […]

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Dec

28

4th Friday 6Pack: MFA|EDA Katie King (’18)

Welcome to the seventh installment of MFA|EDA’s 4th Friday Alumni 6Pack. We are pleased to cap off the year  with musings from the class of 2018’s Katie King. Take it away, Katie: ~~~~~~~ It’s raining outside now. I’m drinking a hot cup of coffee, and I’m sitting on a well-worn couch, but I’m also sitting in […]

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Nov

23

4th Friday 6Pack: MFA|EDA Philip Brubaker (’13)

Welcome to the sixth installment of MFA|EDA’s 4th Friday Alumni 6Pack. We are pleased to continue the new monthly tradition with Philip Brubaker, from the inaugural Class of 2013. Listen Up, (it’s) Philip: ~~~~~~~ 1. For the past two years, I have made a living solely as a freelance video essayist.  My main client, Fandor.com […]

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Oct

16

MFA|EDA Call For Applications – Fall 2019 Admission

Duke University welcomes applications to its MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts (MFA|EDA), a groundbreaking interdisciplinary arts program.  For Fall 2019 admission, applications will be accepted October 15, 2018 –  February 15, 2019. ——  Application and Information Here    —— A unique initiative, the MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts couples experimental visual practice with the […]

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Sep

28

4th Friday 6Pack: MFA|EDA Rachel Boillot (’14)

Welcome to the fourth installment of MFA|EDA’s 4th Friday Alumni 6Pack. We are happy to continue the new custom with the intrepid Rachel Boillot, from the Class of 2014. Take it away, RB: 1. Home, Away from Home, and Home Again I recently spent several months recovering from a minor surgery in my childhood home in […]

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Aug

24

4th Friday 6Pack: MFA|EDA Lexi Bass (’18)

Welcome to the third installment of MFA|EDA’s 4th Friday Alumni 6Pack. We are pleased to continue the new custom with a communiqué from Lexi Bass, from the Class of 2018. Away we go: 1. Homecoming What was nostalgic about experiencing Cardboard Computer’s Kentucky Route Zero was how they captured the experience of highway driving at night. Returning […]

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Jul

31

MFA|EDA Jason Sudak (’17) Awarded 2018 Cassilhaus Fellowship

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, was created with the idea that travel can be transformative in the life of an emerging artist. The biennial $10,000 fellowship, funded by Ellen Cassilly and Frank Konhaus of Cassilhaus, supports recent Duke University MFA|EDA graduates […]

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Jul

27

4th Friday 6Pack: MFA|EDA Talena Sanders (’13)

Welcome to the second installment of MFA|EDA’s 4th Friday Alumni 6Pack. We are pleased to continue the new custom with the inimitable Talena Sanders, from the inaugural Class of 2013. Away we go:   1. Interloping To thrust oneself into the affairs of others. I am here (right now, in Mexico) from elsewhere, and I am around […]

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