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

23

MFA|EDA Visiting Artist Jim Dow asks: Is Photography Over?

Renowned photographer Jim Dow will bring an encyclopedic knowledge of photography and selections from his vast collection of archival slides to discuss the question, “Is Photography Over?,” a free public talk that’s part of his Visiting Artist residency at Duke University’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts program.   Monday, September 30, 5:00 p.m. Full Frame Theater, Power […]

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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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Aug

30

“Be Still: A Storefront Church in Durham” Photographs by Kristin Bedford

Via CDS Porch: On Thursday, September 12, a reception for an exhibit of photographs by Kristin Bedford will be held on the Duke University campus, with remarks by MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts director Tom Rankin. Be Still: A Storefront Church in Durham features Bedford’s images of Apostolic Deliverance Rebirth Outreach Ministries in Durham, North Carolina. “On a Sunday in July 2012, […]

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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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Aug

18

KIE Names Caitlin M. Kelly First Kenan Graduate Arts Fellow

  Caitlin Margaret Kelly has been named the 2013-2014 Kenan Graduate Arts Fellow, a new endeavor offered to Duke students working toward a Master in Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts. Kelly is in her second year with the MFAEDA program, and past work has included a project combining photo portraiture and audio narratives of women […]

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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

18

“48 Hours in Las Vegas” MFAEDA Student Exhibition on view through February 17

In the spring of 2012, twelve students in Duke University’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts program flew to Las Vegas for a crash art project sponsored by Zappos.com. Their mission: seek, capture, and record the infamous Sin City, in two days. The result: 48 Hours in Las Vegas. The Triangle area’s Independent Weekly describes the exhibition as “work that teases […]

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Jan

05

In Retrospect: Rachel Boillot on her first semester

The first semester of the MFAEDA program was an unbelievable whirlwind, wonderful in its intensity. There are a lot of questions about the program, as we are truly breaking new ground. I rarely have good canned answers ready in response to such questions, and we are all still figuring it out. Regardless, here are some of my […]

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May

03

Join Us for the End of Year MFA Wang Dang Doodle – May 7

Please join us for the MFA Wang Dang Doodle – an evening of film, video, photography and installation with Duke’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts! What: MFA Wang Dang Doodle Featuring student work from the 2011-12 academic year When: Monday, May 7th, 2012 Reception and Gallery Viewing: 6.30pm Outdoor Screenings: 8.30pm Where: Duke School […]

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Apr

16

“Preoccupations,” Exhibition of MFA Student Work Opens Thursday April 19, 5-7PM

  Preoccupations, a public exhibition of works by members of the inaugural class of the MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts (MFAEDA) will be on view starting Thursday, April 19th,  in the Corridor Gallery of the East Duke building on Duke’s East Campus. Preoccupations Opening Reception: Thursday, April 19th, 5-7pm East Duke building, Duke East […]

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Mar

28

Hong-An Truong Attends MFAEDA Work Reviews

    Hong-An Truong,  artist, writer, and, Asst. Professor in the Art Department at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, swung by the Carpentry Shop this afternoon to sit in on MFAEDA work reviews.   Hong-An Truong has been an artist-in-resident at the Center for Photography at Woodstock and the Visual Studies Workshop. Her […]

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