May

05

MFA|EDA Director Tom Rankin in Southern Cultures Quarterly

Days before the 143rd Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 6, 2017, documentary photographer Tom Rankin shares memories of a lifetime attending the “greatest two minutes in sports: Read the article and see the photographs in Southern Cultures here

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Mar

09

There’s Content: 5 Years of MFA|EDA Exhibition, Spring 2017

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. Power Plant Gallery (April 4-May 6) […]

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Apr

14

Cassilhaus Travel Fellowship for MFA|EDA Alumni

The Duke University Masters of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts program (MFA|EDA) and the Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) are pleased to announce a new funding opportunity for MFA|EDA graduates, generously provided by Cassilhaus. Created with the idea that travel can be transformative in the life of an emerging artist, Cassilhaus has partnered with MFA|EDA […]

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Apr

05

MFA|EDA 2016 Commencement Weekend, May 14+15

DUKE UNIVERSITY MFA|EDA CLASS OF 2016 COMMENCEMENT WEEKEND ____________________________ Saturday, May 14 OPEN STUDIO: 12:00-2:00pm, MFA|EDA Carpentry Shop, 1509 Campus Drive ____________________________ Sunday, May 15 COMMENCEMENT EVENTS: 9:00am, University-wide Commencement Ceremony, Wallace Wade Stadium MFA|EDA Degree Marshal: TAMIKA GALANIS 3:00pm, MFA|EDA Commencement and Diploma Distribution, Nasher Museum Auditorium MFA|EDA Commencement Speaker: NATASHA TRETHEWEY Natasha Trethewey, Pulitzer […]

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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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Sep

30

MFA|EDA at 2015 Click! Triangle Photography Festival

MFA|EDA is proud to participate again in the Click! Triangle Photography Festival, a month-long celebration of the medium and the makers in North Carolina’s Triangle region. Find us at the events below, and be sure to check out all Click! events here:   WED SEPT 30 Reception + Artist’s Talk Question Bridge: Black Males Visiting Artist Bayeté Ross-Smith 6:00-8:00pm […]

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Jun

10

Phone Home Durham @ Power Plant Gallery, May 29-Aug 22

SUBMIT YOUR PHOTOGRAPHS OF DURHAM COUNTY PHONE HOME DURHAM MAY 29–AUGUST 22, 2015 Accepting photographs through August 22, 2015. Submit early for more chances to selected by our guest curators. Please see full details below Upcoming dates to note. Please check back often as events are added: May 26, 2015 – Notifications will go out […]

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Apr

14

Congratulations MFA|EDA Class of 2015

___________________________________________ Randall Kenan, raised in the rural North Carolina community of Chinquapin, is the author of A Visitation of Spirits, Let the Dead Bury Their Dead, Walking on Water: Black American Lives at the Turn of the Twenty-first Century, and The Fire This Time, among others.  He is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Whiting Writers Award, the […]

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Mar

13

Ruth Behar and The Vulnerable Observer: After Twenty Years, What Next?

MacArthur Award winning writer and cultural anthropologist Ruth Behar will give a public talk The Vulnerable Observer: After Twenty Years, What Next? at the Center for Documentary Studies on April 8th at 7PM. Wednesday April 8, 7:00 p.m. Center for Documentary Studies 1317 West Pettigrew Street, Durham Free and open to the Public Reception and […]

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Mar

08

Jenny Scheinman: Duke Performances Artist-In-Residence Events

Via Duke Performances: Duke Performances has commissioned Jenny Scheinman, an acclaimed composer, singer, and violinist, to make an original live score set to 70-year-old archival footage taken by the late North Carolina filmmaker H. Lee Waters. Scheinman and her musical sidemen — Robbie Fulks and Robbie Gjersoe — will create a soundtrack of new folksongs, fiddle music, and field […]

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Mar

05

MFA|EDA Jon-Sesrie Goff (’16) in Duke Arts Journal

Via Duke Arts Journal:   Jon-Sesrie Goff Hits the Ground Running in Duke’s MFAEDA by: Robert Zimmerman This past fall, Jon-Sesrie Goff moved from Philadelphia to Durham to enroll in Duke’s Master of Fine Arts In Experimental and Documentary Arts (MFAEDA) program. In the ten years since he graduated from The New School, his work ranged […]

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Jan

02

MFA|EDA Student & Alumni News: Winter 2015 Playlist

Dispatches from near and far: Runa A (Class of 2014) ● Works for the United Nations Department of Public Information, UNTV, as a video editor, completing works such as Saving Pacific’s Tuna, #Climate2014 Questions, and United Nation Interns. ● Worked for the 69th General Assembly of the UN as a liaison between the UN Media Accreditation and Liaison […]

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