Oct

26

MFA|EDA Director Tom Rankin & the American Folklore Society

Congratulations to Tom Rankin, documentary photographer, Duke University professor of the practice in Art, Art History and Visual Studies, Center for Documentary Studies educator, and director the the MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts at Duke University. At this year’s American Folklore Society annual meeting in Minneapolis, Tom Rankin was designated for induction as an American […]

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Oct

17

DUKE MFA|EDA CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: DEADLINE JAN 31

Duke University welcomes applications to its MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts (MFA|EDA), a groundbreaking interdisciplinary arts program.  For Fall 2018 admission, applications will be accepted October 16, 2017 –  January 31, 2018. ——  Application and Information Here    —— A unique initiative, the MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts couples experimental visual practice with the […]

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Jul

06

Introducing the Duke University MFA|EDA Class of 2019

Please join us in welcoming the incoming Class of 2019 cohort of Duke University’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts. David D’Agostino David D’Agostino is a filmmaker and former instructor for Pittsburgh Filmmakers School. He received an art degree from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston in 2003, and completed the 5th […]

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May

05

MFA|EDA Director Tom Rankin in Southern Cultures

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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