Posts Tagged ‘Rachel Boillot’

CDS Student Prizewinner Among Featured Artists in “Southern Accent”

CDS Student Prizewinner Among Featured Artists in "Southern Accent"

The Nasher Museum of Art’s new exhibition, Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art, “reflects upon and pulls apart the dynamic nature of the South’s social, political, and cultural landscape” through the work of sixty artists. The timing of Southern Accent,” says the Nasher’s Trevor Schoonmaker, Chief Curator and Patsy R. and Raymond D. Nasher Curator of Contemporary […]


“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 […]


“Tobacco Comes to Town” Exhibit on Duke Campus Features FSA Photographs from Durham

"Tobacco Comes to Town" Exhibit on Duke Campus Features FSA Photographs from Durham

“Tobacco Comes to Town”: Farm Security Administration Photographs, Durham, 1936–40 features images made during the Depression in and around Durham County, North Carolina, by four of the Farm Security Administration’s most prolific and influential photographers–Jack Delano, Dorothea Lange, Arthur Rothstein, and Marion Post Wolcott. The FSA employed documentary photography to communicate the realities of the moment as well as […]


“Haikus and Other Mathematics”: Short Films by MFA in Experimental & Doc Arts Students, April 19

"Haikus and Other Mathematics": Short Films by MFA in Experimental & Doc Arts Students, April 19

Students in Duke University’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts program will present a program of short films produced in conjunction with instructor/award-winning filmmaker Josh Gibson‘s Experimental Film course. Haikus and Other Mathematics includes work by twelve students in the Class of 2014: Runa A, Kristin Bedford, Rachel Boillot, Brenda L. Burmeister, Malina Chavez, Erin Espelie, Sarah […]


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 […]


MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts Exhibition on View at Duke Arts Festival

MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts Exhibition on View at Duke Arts Festival

The centerpiece of the annual Duke Arts Festival (October 26–November 4), which celebrates student work in all visual art forms and performance genres, is a major on-campus exhibition of work by Duke students. Works cover a variety of media including painting, photography, sculpture, graphic design, printing, digital art, and film, created by student artists from […]