Felicity Palma (’19) Awarded 2022 Cassilhaus Travel Fellowship

The Cassilhaus Travel Fellowship is made possible through a three-way partnership between Cassilhaus, an arts incubator featuring an artist residency and exhibition program, Duke’s Master of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts (MFA|EDA), and the Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) at Duke University. It was created with the idea that travel can be transformative in the life of an emerging artist. The biennial $10,000 fellowship, funded by Cassilhaus founders… Continue reading Felicity Palma (’19) Awarded 2022 Cassilhaus Travel Fellowship

Introducing the MFA|EDA Class of 2024

Please join us in welcoming the incoming Class of 2024 cohort of Duke University MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts.   SHIRAZ AHMED Shiraz Ahmed is a visual artist and journalist most recently based in Hamtramck, Mich. Born in Texas, he earned his B.S. in Journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University before moving… Continue reading Introducing the MFA|EDA Class of 2024

2022 Duke MFA|EDA Thesis Exhibition

MFA|EDA 2022 THESIS EXHIBITION Please join us in celebrating the successes of the Duke MFA|EDA​ Class of 2022. Their inspired and inspiring work can be seen at Duke and in Durham March 25 – April 15. Artist information, exhibition details and schedules can be found here   Lily Frame Breaking the Rules: A Minor Spatial Inconvenience March 26 – April… Continue reading 2022 Duke MFA|EDA Thesis Exhibition

MFA|EDA Call for Applications: Fall 2022 Admission

Duke University welcomes applications to its MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts (MFA|EDA), a groundbreaking interdisciplinary arts program.   For Fall 2022 admission, applications will be accepted until February 4, 2022. Application and Information Here    A unique initiative, the MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts couples experimental visual practice with the documentary arts in a… Continue reading MFA|EDA Call for Applications: Fall 2022 Admission

Introducing the MFA|EDA Class of 2023

Please join us in welcoming the incoming Class of 2023 cohort of Duke University MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts.   Laura Asherman Laura Asherman is a documentary filmmaker and sculptor based in the US South. Laura’s practice stems from an endless curiosity about the human condition, which is guided by the principle that personal stories… Continue reading Introducing the MFA|EDA Class of 2023

2021 Duke MFA|EDA Thesis Exhibition

Duke University’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts celebrates the successes of the class of 2021 in our annual thesis exhibition. 2021 MFA|EDA Thesis Exhibition May 7 – June 5 mfaeda2021.org   KATELYN AUGER Paradise in the Pines   ARCHER BOYETTE we breathe each other in and out of existence   MINGYONG CHENG Water or More… Continue reading 2021 Duke MFA|EDA Thesis Exhibition

A Time of Youth: Lisa McCarty (’13) and Cassandra Klos (’20)

A Time of Youth: San Francisco 1966-1967, a new book of William Gedney photographs, was published in February of this year. Lisa McCarty (’13) edited the volume, and contributed the introduction, chronology, and afterword; Philip Gefter contributed the essay, Bill Gedney: A Time of Youth. We are proud and pleased to share here a conversation… Continue reading A Time of Youth: Lisa McCarty (’13) and Cassandra Klos (’20)

4th Friday 6Pack: Aaron Canipe (’15)

November’s 4th Friday Alumni post is from ruminative friend Aaron Canipe, from the MFA|EDA class of 2015. Take it away, AC:   It could be the holiday season now upon us, the clear sun that falls through the treetops, or the lack of sleep from a rambunctious and curious baby, but this six-pack centers around… Continue reading 4th Friday 6Pack: Aaron Canipe (’15)

4th Friday 6Pack: libi rose striegl (’15)

October’s 4th Friday Alumni post is from the inimitable libi rose striegl, from the MFA|EDA class of 2015. Great hearing from you, doc.   1. HistoryNot all of it. Just the small bits that i deal with on the day to day, working at the Media Archaeology Lab. And not really history itself, per se,… Continue reading 4th Friday 6Pack: libi rose striegl (’15)

4th Friday 6Pack: Dani Smith (’19)

September’s 4th Friday Alumni post is from Dani Smith, from the class of 2019. Great to hear from you Dani, take it away….   1. Cat ShitI realized in Spring that this year was going to be unlike any year we had experienced. I found myself searching for some sort of normalcy after I began… Continue reading 4th Friday 6Pack: Dani Smith (’19)