Posts Tagged ‘Talena Sanders’

MFA Student, Alumni, and Faculty Films in the New York Film Festival’s “Views from the Avant-Garde”

MFA Student, Alumni, and Faculty Films in the New York Film Festival's "Views from the Avant-Garde"

Work by Duke MFA in Experimental and Documentary Art alums Marika Borgeson (’13), Lisa McCarty (’13, and 2013-14 CDS Exhibitions Intern), and Talena Sanders (’13), and by current student Erin Espelie (’14), was selected for the 51st New York Film Festival and is screening as part of the Views from the Avant-Garde section, an annual celebration of the best and boldest experimental film […]


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 […]


Duke Student and Faculty Work Screening at New York Film Festivals

Duke Student and Faculty Work Screening at New York Film Festivals

Work by three students and two instructors in Duke’s MFA in Documentary and Experimental Arts program was selected for the 50th Annual New York Film Festival, and a film by Certificate in Documentary Studies graduate Jean Rheem will be screened at the NYC Independent Film Festival. Films by MFA students Marika Borgeson (Impressions), Erin Espelie (Beyond Expression Bright), and […]


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 […]


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 […]