Mar

09

There’s Content: Five Years of MFA|EDA Now On View

There’s Content: Five Years of the Masters of Fine Arts in Experimental & Documentary Arts celebrates the fifth anniversary of Duke University’s MFA program with a joint exhibition at the Power Plant Gallery and The Archive of Documentary Arts in the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library. Rubenstein Photography Gallery (March 3-June 20) Power […]

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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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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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Oct

07

Duke MFA|EDA Call For Applications: Deadline Feb 15

Duke University welcomes applications to its MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts (MFA|EDA), a groundbreaking interdisciplinary arts program.  For Fall 2017 admission, applications will be accepted October 10, 2016 –  February 15, 2017. ——  Application and Information Here    —— A unique initiative, the MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts couples experimental visual practice with the […]

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Mar

01

MFA|EDA 2016: Annual Thesis Exhibition, March 25 – April 24

The Duke University Master of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts program is proud to announce its spring thesis exhibition, MFA|EDA 2016. Featuring site-specific projects by sixteen 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 […]

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Feb

03

MFA|EDA Class of 2017 Launches Influences Blog

In the first semester of the MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts program at Duke, the Documentary Fieldwork seminar is taught as an opportunity for students to create a new body of documentary work, in a sense to define what they mean by documentary work through their own artistic practice. This new work—presented at the end […]

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Feb

01

Sad City Coyote by MFA|EDA Kristina Baker Now On View

Be sure to see Sad City Coyote, now on view on the first floor of the Duke University Allen Building. Artist and Duke MFA|EDA graduate student Kristina Baker describes the exhibition: “Pairing traditional medium format film with modern cell phone photography, these images explore the nondescript remnants of communism within Eastern Europe, still struggling to […]

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Jan

18

MFA|EDA Student + Alumni Winter News Round-Up

The latest Duke University MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts dispatches from near and far. Congratulations to all, and mark your calendars for the 2016 MFA|EDA Thesis Exhibition, March 25-April 24. ___________________________ Kristin Bedford, ’14 Photography, Racial Equality & the Divine, All Saints Pasadena;  Be Still, Brehm Center Gallery; ___________________________ Amanda Berg, ’14 Where We Live: A […]

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Nov

30

MFA|EDA Works-In-Progress Presentations, Dec 8+9

Duke University’s first MFA program—in Experimental and Documentary Arts—invites the public to screenings of the works-in-progress from the thirteen students in the class of 2017. The students are enrolled in the first-year Documentary Fieldwork seminar taught by Alex Harris. Five students will present their work on Tuesday, December 8, and eight students will present on Wednesday, December 9; […]

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Nov

16

MFA|EDA Shop Talk with Visiting Alumna Laura Doggett (’13)

MFA|EDA is pleased to share the news that alumna Laura Doggett (’13) will visit Duke and Durham, November 20-24. As part of the visit, which includes MFA|EDA student critiques and the CDS Documentary Forum, former Felsman Fellow Laura Doggett will lead a Shop Talk the morning of Friday Nov 20 — an opportunity for MFA and CDS students interested in continuing their […]

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Nov

02

MFA|EDA Visiting Artist Bill Burke: Artist Talk, Nov 11

Please mark your calendar and join us next week for Bill Burke’s Artist Talk: A Life at the End of the Gasoline Age Duke MFA|EDA proudly hosts photographer Bill Burke for a visit to Duke and Durham, Nov 10-13, 2015. Bill Burke will participate in student critiques, course visits and an artist talk at the Full Frame Theater.  Please join us for the not-to-be-missed […]

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Oct

09

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS – MFA|EDA FALL 2016

Duke University welcomes applications to its MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts (MFA|EDA), a groundbreaking interdisciplinary arts program.  For Fall 2016 admission, the application deadline is January 31, 2016. ——  Application and Information Here    —— A unique initiative, the MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts couples experimental visual practice with the documentary arts in a […]

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