Posts Tagged ‘Amanda Berg’

“Where We Live: A North Carolina Portrait” Photography Exhibit

"Where We Live: A North Carolina Portrait" Photography Exhibit

A documentary photography project on housing and living conditions in the state—Where We Live: A North Carolina Portrait—features the 1971–72 work of acclaimed documentary photographer Alex Harris, a Duke professor and cofounder of the school’s Center for Documentary Studies, and contemporary work by three of his former students, all graduates of Duke’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts program: Rachel Boillot, Jennifer […]


Amanda Berg and Sarah Stacke: 2014–15 Lewis Hine Documentary Fellows

Amanda Berg and Sarah Stacke: 2014–15 Lewis Hine Documentary Fellows

Founded on the spirit, values, and actions of Lewis Hine, the Lewis Hine Documentary Fellows Program at the Center for Documentary Studies connects the talents of young documentarians with the resources and needs of organizations serving children and their communities around the world. Read more about Lewis Hine Documentary Fellows and their work on the program’s blog […]


Certificate in Documentary Studies Project Presentations and Exhibit: “Beyond the Front Porch 2013”

Certificate in Documentary Studies Project Presentations and Exhibit: "Beyond the Front Porch 2013"

Eight graduating seniors who are completing the Certificate in Documentary Studies at Duke University will present their final projects to the public in an open house celebration at the Center for Documentary Studies: David Chou, Michaela Dwyer, Melanie Houston, Alice Kim, Haley Read, Hannah Scott, Sarah Van Name, and Katie Vo. An exhibit of the students’ work, […]


Who or What Has Most Influenced MFA Students’ Work? Find Out on Their Blog, “Influences”

Who or What Has Most Influenced MFA Students' Work? Find Out on Their Blog, "Influences"

The fifteen first-year students in Duke’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts program—the class of 2014—have launched their Influences blog, created as part of the Documentary Fieldwork seminar. Under the guidance of instructor Alex Harris, each student began creating a new body of documentary work, but in addition to moving forward with their own artistic practice, Harris […]


Save the Dates: MFA Work-In-Progress Presentations, December 5 and 6

Save the Dates: MFA Work-In-Progress Presentations, December 5 and 6

Duke’s first MFA program—in Experimental and Documentary Arts—invites the public to showings of the documentary works-in-progress of the fifteen students from the class of 2014. The students are all enrolled in the first year Documentary Fieldwork seminar taught by Alex Harris. Five students will present their work on Wednesday, December 5, and ten students will […]


Final Projects by 2013 Certificate in Documentary Studies Graduates

Under the guidance of Alex Harris and teaching assistant Amanda Berg, Certificate in Documentary Studies at Duke University graduates completed their projects in the spring 2013 Capstone Seminar as the culmination of their documentary studies classes and certificate requirements. The works “span the range of documentary possibilities from printed still black-and-white-photographs to audio, video, and multimedia,” says Harris. “Their […]