Posts Tagged ‘Eric Barstow’

Watch: Instructors Describe Undergraduate Classes in Documentary Studies

Watch: Instructors Describe Undergraduate Classes in Documentary Studies

Enjoy these videos describing three Fall 2014 undergraduate courses at the Center for Documentary Studies, two of them brand-new. Taught by MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts director Tom Rankin, MFA | EDA graduate and documentary artist Eric Barstow, and acclaimed filmmaker Marco Williams, the 2014-15 Lehman Brady Visiting Professor, the classes highlight a diverse range of documentary […]


MFA Thesis Exhibition Events Continue at Venues in Durham

MFA Thesis Exhibition Events Continue at Venues in Durham

Less than two years ago, Duke University welcomed fifteen students into the newly launched MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts program. Works by the graduating Class of 2013—ranging from installation and performance to film and photography—are featured in the MFA’s inaugural thesis exhibition, MFA|EDA 2013. The series of screenings, openings, and presentations that comprise the […]


MFA Student Eric Barstow Directs Short Doc, “¿Que Será Del Caribe?,” on Costa Ricans’ Fight to Save Their Home

MFA Student Eric Barstow Directs Short Doc, "¿Que Será Del Caribe?," on Costa Ricans' Fight to Save Their Home

Dice que de San Jose viene un monstro (They say that a monster is coming from San Jose)  Va para el Caribe Sur  (It’s headed to the Caribe Sur) Viene a dejar sin trabajo a mi gente (It’s coming to leave my people without work) Dejara desolación (It will leave desolation) — ¿Que Será Del Caribe? by […]


Exhibit Opening: “Preoccupations” Presents the Work of Duke MFA Students

Exhibit Opening: "Preoccupations" Presents the Work of Duke MFA Students

  A preoccupation; an absorption, engrossment, something that holds the attention. Preoccupations, a public exhibition of works by members of the inaugural class of Duke’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts (MFAEDA), will open on the Duke campus on April 19; the works represent the students’ preoccupations and the preoccupations of those around them. The […]


New MFA Student Blog—“Influences”—Launches

New MFA Student Blog—“Influences”—Launches

The fifteen students in the inaugural class of Duke’s first MFA program—in Experimental and Documentary Arts—have launched a blog, Influences, that was 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 […]


Master of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts Fall 2011 Inaugural Class

Master of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts Fall 2011 Inaugural Class

The Master of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts at Duke University brings together two forms of artistic activity—the documentary approach and experimental production in analog, digital, and computational media—in a unique program that will foster collaborations across disciplines and media as it trains sophisticated, creative art practitioners. Successful completion of the program requires […]