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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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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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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Sep

25

MFA|EDA Roxanne Campbell at Durham County Library, 9/25-10/31

Announcing DIVINE, by Roxanne R. Campbell (MFA|EDA ’16) On view now at: Durham County Library 300 N. Roxboro St. Durham, NC 27705    

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Sep

01

Bringing Art to the Duke Marine Lab: Request for MFA|EDA Proposals

The Duke University Marine Lab and the Duke MFA|EDA program are pleased to share an exciting opportunity for MFA|EDA students, current and alumni: Bringing Art to the Duke Marine Lab:  A Cross-disciplinary Request for Proposals _______________________________________ The Duke Marine Lab The Duke University Marine Laboratory is a unit within the Nicholas School of the Environment […]

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Jul

06

Introducing the Duke University MFA|EDA Class of 2017

Duke University’s Master of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts program is pleased to announce the incoming MFA|EDA Class of 2017. _________________________________________________________________________ SALIMA AL-ISMAILI Salima Al-Ismaili, 23, was born and raised in the Sultanate of Oman. Salima graduated from Northwestern University in Qatar with a Bachelors of Science in journalism. Upon graduating, she worked […]

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Apr

01

MFA|EDA 2015: Thesis Exhibition P.R. Round Up

This spring, Duke University’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts will celebrate the successes of the class of 2015 in MFA|EDA 2015, the program’s annual thesis exhibition on view from March 20-April 18. Featuring site-specific projects by fourteen MFA|EDA graduating students, the exhibition presents a tremendous range of work including presentations of film and video, installation, […]

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Mar

25

MFA|EDA Class of 2016 Doc Fieldwork Blog: “Influences”

Class of 2016 Influences In the first semester of the MFA|EDA 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 […]

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