Posts Tagged ‘Department of Art Art History & Visual Studies’

“MFA|EDA 2016”: Thesis Exhibition and Events at Multiple Duke and Durham Venues

"MFA|EDA 2016": Thesis Exhibition and Events at Multiple Duke and Durham Venues

This spring, Duke University’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts celebrates the successes of the Class of 2016 in MFA|EDA 2016, the program’s annual monthlong thesis exhibition at sites across Duke’s campus and downtown Durham. Site-specific projects by sixteen MFA|EDA graduating students include presentations of film and video, installation, sculpture, photography, print-making, interactive arts, performance, sound, and multimedia. Check […]


January 31, 2014: Application Deadline for Fall Admission to the MFA in Experimental & Documentary Arts Program

January 31, 2014: Application Deadline for Fall Admission to the MFA in Experimental & Documentary Arts Program

Duke University welcomes applications for Fall 2014 to its MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts (MFA|EDA), a groundbreaking interdisciplinary arts program that seeks applicants from across the arts spectrum, whether based in traditional fine arts such as painting, sculpture, documentary arts, writing, photography, and film, or so-called experimental practice such as computational and new media, sound work, performance, […]


“In Practice: Work by Duke Arts Faculty,” on View at the Power Plant Gallery

"In Practice: Work by Duke Arts Faculty," on View at the Power Plant Gallery

An exhibit on view at the Power Plant Gallery on the American Tobacco Campus—In Practice: Work by Duke Arts Faculty—includes works in a wide range of media—photography, film and video, printmaking, new media—by seventeen Duke faculty members and instructors from three arts units at the university: the Center for Documentary Studies (CDS), the Department of Art, Art History and […]


“48 Hours in Las Vegas”: MFA Student Exhibit on View Through February 17

"48 Hours in Las Vegas": MFA Student Exhibit on View Through February 17

In the spring of 2012 students in Duke University’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts program flew to Las Vegas for a crash art project sponsored by Zappos.com. Their mission: Seek, capture, and record Sin City in two days. The result is 48 Hours in Las Vegas, a multimedia exhibition that the Triangle area’s Independent Weekly describes as “work […]


MFA in Experimental & Documentary Arts Program Accepting Applications for Fall 2013; Deadline January 31, 2013

MFA in Experimental & Documentary Arts Program Accepting Applications for Fall 2013; Deadline January 31, 2013

Duke University welcomes applications for fall 2013 to its MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts (MFAEDA), a groundbreaking interdisciplinary arts program. A unique initiative, the program couples experimental visual practice with the documentary arts in a rigorous two-year program. Guided by first-year advisors and a faculty thesis committee, students explore a curriculum that blends studio […]


Book Event for “Imaging Disaster” by Gennifer Weisenfeld, Tuesday, December 4

Book Event for "Imaging Disaster" by Gennifer Weisenfeld, Tuesday, December 4

Gennifer Weisenfeld will give a presentation on her new book, Imaging Disaster: Tokyo and the Visual Culture of Japan’s Great Earthquake of 1923, followed by a reception and book signing. Focusing on one landmark catastrophic event in the history of an emerging modern nation—the Great Kanto Earthquake that devastated Tokyo and surrounding areas in 1923, claiming more than […]


Kianga Ford Visits Duke as Part of “Immersed In Every Sense” Artist Lecture Series, Events February 29 and March 1

Kianga Ford Visits Duke as Part of "Immersed In Every Sense" Artist Lecture Series, Events February 29 and March 1

As part of Immersed in Every Sense, a Duke University Visiting Artist Lecture Series, multimedia artist Kianga Ford will be on campus to give an artist talk and a lunchtime seminar. This event in the lecture series is cosponsored by Duke’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts program and the Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies. Artist Talk Wednesday, […]


Save the Date: Showings of MFA Student Works-in-Progress, December 13

Save the Date: Showings of MFA Student Works-in-Progress, December 13

Duke’s first MFA program invites the public to showings of the documentary works-in-progress of the fifteen students from the inaugural class. The students are all enrolled in the first year Documentary Fieldwork seminar taught by Alex Harris. The work of three students—Philip Brubaker, Wolfgang Hastert, and Jolene Mok was shown on Tuesday, December 6 (see end […]