Posts Tagged ‘Joel Wanek’

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 […]


Second Installation of Film in the House of the Word

Second Installation of Film in the House of the Word

The next installation of Film in the House of the Word will feature poet Nathaniel Mackey and filmmaker Christoper Harris. This inter-genre experiment provides a venue for dialogue between word and image, with one filmmaker and one poet showcasing a sampling of their work. The program was launched by Joel Wanek, a second year student in Duke University’s MFA […]


Multimedia Profiles of Local Youth Produced by Duke Students: Presentation on December 3

Multimedia Profiles of Local Youth Produced by Duke Students: Presentation on December 3

This semester, through a Duke University service-learning course, ten undergraduate and graduate students learned first-hand about a significant public health issue—pediatric obesity—through working closely with ten youth enrolled in Duke’s Healthy Lifestyles Program to tell their stories. The resulting first-person multimedia profiles created in the Documentary Engagement course, taught by Documenting Medicine director Liisa Ogburn, will be shared in […]


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 […]


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 […]