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 the course of four weeks across Duke’s campus and downtown Durham. To view work from the exhibitions and to access a detailed schedule of events, directions and information on the artists, visit

Exhibiting in MFA|EDA 2016
Michael Anthony
Kristina S. Baker
Roxanne R. Campbell
Alex Cunningham
Tamika Galanis
Jon-Sesrie Goff
Qathi Gallaher Hart
Kihae Kim
You-Jin Kim
Michaela O’Brien
Jason Oppliger
Dan Smith
Christopher Thomas
Beatriz Wallace
Wei Wang
Kyle Grant Wilkinson

The exhibition continues through March and April with a series of receptions, film premieres and artist talks at venues including The Carrack Modern Art, SPECTRE Arts, the Fredric Jameson Gallery, the Louise Brown Gallery, Cassilhaus, the Power Plant Gallery and the Full Frame Theater at the American Tobacco Campus.

MFA|EDA 2016 Kick0ff Celebration
Friday, March 25, 5:00-8:00pm
Power Plant Gallery at the American Tobacco Campus
320 Blackwell Street, Durham, NC

MFA|EDA 2016 Closing Shindig
Sunday, April 24, 6:00-9:00pm
1004 Morning Glory Avenue, Durham, NC

A unique initiative, the MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts (MFA|EDA) at Duke University couples experimental visual practice with the documentary arts in a rigorous two-year program. For more than three decades, Duke has demonstrated leadership in documentary arts, film and video, and visual studies. Drawing upon this commitment to the arts, as well as the university’s existing strengths in historical, theoretical and technological scholarship, the MFA|EDA offers a distinct learning environment that sees interdisciplinary education as a benchmark for significant innovation. More information on the program, faculty, curriculum and application guidelines are available on the MFA|EDA website at


MFA|EDA 2016 is supported by the Center for Documentary Studies, Department of Art, Art History and Visual Studies, the Program in the Arts of the Moving Image, the Office of the Vice Provost for the Arts at Duke University, the Power Plant Gallery, Cassilhaus, the Fredric Jameson Gallery, the Louise Brown Gallery, The Carrack Modern Art and SPECTRE Arts.



Viewfinder Image of the Class of 2016 by Libi Striegl (’15)

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