Posts Tagged ‘MFAEDA Student Work’

“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 […]


May 14 & 15: Commencement Events for the MFA|EDA Class of 2016

May 14 & 15: Commencement Events for the MFA|EDA Class of 2016

Congratulations to the MFA|EDA Class of 2016! During a two-day commencement celebration May 14–15, sixteen students will receive their MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts degrees from Duke University. An open studio event will be followed the next day by a special MFA|EDA Commencement and Diploma Distribution at the Nasher Museum of Art, which will feature Pulitzer […]


MFA|EDA Class of 2017 Launches “Influences” Blog

MFA|EDA Class of 2017 Launches “Influences” Blog

“In the first semester of the MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts program at Duke, the Documentary Fieldwork seminar is an opportunity for students to create a new body of documentary work, in a sense to define what they mean by documentary work through their own artistic practice. This new work—presented at the end of the […]


December 8 and 9: MFA|EDA Works-In-Progress Presentations

December 8 and 9: MFA|EDA Works-In-Progress Presentations

Duke University’s first MFA program—in Experimental and Documentary Arts—invites the public to screenings of the works-in-progress of the thirteen students from the class of 2017. The students are enrolled in the first-year Documentary Fieldwork seminar taught by Alex Harris. Five students will present their work on Tuesday, December 8, and eight students will present on Wednesday, December 9; […]


MFA|EDA Class of 2016 Work on Display in “evolutions | digressions,” May 7-15

MFA|EDA Class of 2016 Work on Display in "evolutions | digressions," May 7-15

Come catch a sneak peek into the work of ten first-year students in Duke University’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts Class of 2016 in the pop-up exhibition evolutions | digressions at the Power Plant Gallery. The nine-day exhibition features a wide range of works that reflect the diversity of the program. Special and extended hours for the gallery during this time […]


“Vanishing Point,” the Student-Produced Digital Documentary Magazine

"Vanishing Point," the Student-Produced Digital Documentary Magazine

Do yourself a favor and experience Vanishing Point, the acclaimed digital magazine of student documentary work “that tells stories you haven’t heard from places you know well and places you’ll discover.” Committed to amplifying voices through a variety of media, Vanishing Point is produced at the Center for Documentary Studies by Duke University students in a publishing course taught by […]


MFA|EDA Class of 2016 Launches “Influences” Blog

MFA|EDA Class of 2016 Launches "Influences" Blog

In the first semester of the MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts program at Duke, the Documentary Fieldwork seminar is taught as an opportunity for students to create a new body of documentary work, in a sense to define what they mean by documentary work through their own artistic practice. This new work—presented at the end […]


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

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

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 […]


January 31: Application DL for Fall Admission to Duke’s MFA in Experimental & Documentary Arts Program

January 31: Application DL for Fall Admission to Duke's MFA in Experimental & Documentary Arts Program

Duke University welcomes applications for Fall 2015 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, […]


December 9 and 10: MFA|EDA Work-In-Progress Presentations

December 9 and 10: MFA|EDA Work-In-Progress Presentations

Duke University’s first MFA program—in Experimental and Documentary Arts—invites the public to screenings of the works-in-progress of the fifteen students from the class of 2016. The students are enrolled in the first-year Documentary Fieldwork seminar taught by Alex Harris. Six students will present their work on Tuesday, December 9, and nine students will present on […]


“Rostros Del Tiempo | Faces of Time” Exhibit Opens, Panel and Film Screenings to Follow

"Rostros Del Tiempo | Faces of Time" Exhibit Opens, Panel and Film Screenings to Follow

An exhibit of photographs by documentarian Charles D. Thompson, Rostros del Tiempo | Faces of Time, opens at Duke University’s John Hope Franklin Center on September 30. On October 8, there will be a related panel discussion that includes a screening of Thompson’s short documentary on the project; the film will also screen that evening as part of the NC Latin […]


Duke Students Launch Digital “Vanishing Point: The Documentary Magazine”

Duke Students Launch Digital "Vanishing Point: The Documentary Magazine"

A new digital magazine created by Duke University undergraduates at the Center for Documentary Studies aims to present “the best of the best” student documentary work, says Documentary Publishing instructor Duncan Murrell. From editing to design to promotion, Vanishing Point is a purely student-run publication that will feature work in a variety of documentary forms—audio, […]


Free Screening: Jury Selections for Outstanding Duke Student Films of 2013

Free Screening: Jury Selections for Outstanding Duke Student Films of 2013

Duke University’s Program in the Arts of the Moving Image (AMI) presents its annual Student Film Awards Screening, showcasing jury-selected Duke student films of 2o13. The lineup (scroll down) includes works by four students from the MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts—Aaron Kutnick, John Rash, Brooke Shuman, and Alina Taalman—and former John Hope Franklin Student Documentary Award […]


MFA|EDA Thesis Exhibition Is a Month-Long Series of Events Around Durham

MFA|EDA Thesis Exhibition Is a Month-Long Series of Events Around Durham

The thesis exhibition of this year’s graduating class from Duke’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts, MFA | EDA 2014, includes a range of media, from installation and performance to film and photography. After a wonderful kickoff event on March 21, MFA | EDA 2014 is continuing throughout March and April with openings and events at […]


Spring 2014 Issue of “Document” Now Available Online

Spring 2014 Issue of “Document” Now Available Online

The quarterly publication Document features some of the best documentary work supported and produced by the Center for Documentary Studies. The latest issue is now available online; scroll down to view. Highlights in the Spring 2014 issue include work from Myra Greene’s photography exhibit My White Friends, the MFA|EDA Class of 2014 thesis exhibition, updates on our new undergraduate classes, and […]