March 20: MFA|EDA Thesis Exhibition Kicks Off at the Power Plant Gallery & Boiler Room

Photograph by Mendal Diana Polish, from Queer Home, a photographic series charting a hand-made path that foregrounds the intentional building of inter-generational queer family.

Photograph by Mendal Diana Polish (MFA|EDA ’15), from Queer Home, a photographic series charting a handmade path that foregrounds the intentional building of inter-generational queer family

This spring, Duke University’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts will celebrate the successes of the class of 2015 in MFA|EDA 2015, the program’s annual thesis exhibition on view from March 20–April 18. Following a kickoff event, the monthlong show continues at sites across Duke’s campus and downtown Durham.

MFA|EDA 2015 Kickoff Event
Friday, March 20, 5–8 p.m.
Power Plant Gallery and Boiler Room
American Tobacco Campus, 320 Blackwell St., Durham, North Carolina

Featuring site-specific projects by fourteen MFA|EDA graduating students, the exhibition presents a tremendous range of work including film and video, installation, photography, interactive arts, sound, and multimedia presented in a series of openings, film premieres, artist talks, and screenings at multiple venues.

MFA|EDA 2015 is supported by the three founding units of the MFA|EDA—the Center for Documentary Studies, Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies, and Program in the Arts of the Moving Image—Duke’s Kenan Institute for Ethics and Office of the Vice Provost for the Arts, and by The Carrack Modern Art and SPECTRE Arts. 

The Power Plant Gallery is a joint initiative of the Center for Documentary Studies and the MFA|EDA.

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