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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Jun

10

MFA|EDA Alumnus Wolfgang Hastert (’13) at C4FAP

MFA|EDA Wolfgang Hastert (’13) exhibits in The Center for Fine Art Photography’s BLACK + WHITE 2014 group show, May 23-July 12, 2014 More information

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Nov

13

Alumnus Wolfgang Hastert at Cucalorus Film Festival

2013 Alumnus Wolfgang Hastert’s film WOLFKINO will screen at the Cucalorus Film Festival in Wilmington on November 16th.The experimental film is a short narrative portraying people on Fayetteville Street in Durham. WOLFKINO juxtaposes two unique media: 35mm B/W hand-processed film with 35mm color footage shot in a hand-cranked toy camera.   WOLFKINO Director: Wolfgang Hastert Short […]

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Oct

12

MFA|EDA at SPE Regional and National Conferences

MFA|EDA alumnus Wolfgang Hastert (2013) is presenting at this year’s SPE West Regional Conference, ‘On the Brink: Photography as Witness’. He will show a cross-media presentation of DAYS AT HOME, his artist’s book incorporating pinhole photography with text and reproductions of Super-8 film footage. HOME explores personal family history set against a sequence of universal […]

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Mar

18

MFAEDA 2013: The Inaugural Thesis Exhibition Opens on Friday, 3/22!

  MFA|EDA 2013, the inaugural thesis exhibition of the MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts at Duke will kick off Friday, March 22 from 5-10pm in the newly renovated Power Plant building at the American Tobacco Campus in downtown Durham.  The event will begin with an opening reception in the Power Plant Gallery from 5-7pm, […]

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Mar

01

Four MFAEDA Students Featured on Reframing Photography’s Website

Duke’s MFAEDA is now one of twenty-one programs represented on the online platform Reframing Photography: Theory & Practice. MFAEDA students Wolfgang Hastert, Lisa McCarty, Natalie Minik and Talena Sanders were selected to participate in an online exhibition that features  graduate students engaging the photographic medium in interesting ways. Reframing Photography: Theory and Practice is also a book. […]

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Feb

27

Save the Date! MFAEDA 2013 Thesis Exhibition, 3/22 – 4/14

Less than two years ago, Duke welcomed 15 students into the newly launched Master of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts. This spring the program is proud to announce the inaugural thesis exhibition of the MFAEDA at Duke University featuring work by the Class of 2013. The exhibition will kick-off with an opening on […]

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Jan

20

Wolfgang Hastert Screens at Strange Beauty Fest

Strange Beauty Film Festival opens Thursday, January 24.  The festival, now in its fourth year, was founded by husband-and-wife team Jim Haverkamp and Joyce Ventimiglia. Haverkamp, a member of Duke’s Arts of the Moving Image program faculty, and Ventimiglia hold Strange Beauty at Durham’s Manbites Dog Theater. While many of the films that will screen at the […]

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Jan

15

MFAEDA China Film Tour: 米铝乘客

Current MFAEDA student John Rash presented two screenings while in China this January. 米铝乘客: A Collection of Experimental Documentary Films, also titled Lost Passenger, was shown on January 3 at Yugong Yishan in Beijing, and on January 9 at Eco & More Film Club in Shanghai. In addition to Rash’s own work, Lost Passenger featured films by […]

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Nov

06

Experimental Communities Exhibition Features MFAEDAs

XCO curatorial group has organized a new exhibition, “Experimental Communities,” opening this Friday in conjunction with the first Graduate Convergence of the Hemispheric Institute for Performance and Politics,  at Duke University between Nov. 9th and 11th, 2012. OPENING RECEPTION: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 5:30-7:30PM, EAST DUKE BLNG., DUKE UNIVERSITY, DURHAM, NC (Note: Some performances and parlor […]

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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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