MFA|EDA 2017

MFA|EDA 2017

Duke University

Sylvia Herbold (’17), MFA|EDA Class of 2017. Pen and ink.
February 27, 2017
MFA|EDA 2017

March 3–April 4, 2017

Opening: Friday, March 3, 5:00–7:30pm

Power Plant Gallery
320 Blackwell Street
Durham, NC

Closing: Sunday, April 2, 6–9pm

1004 Morning Glory Avenue
Durham, NC

The Duke University Master of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts program is proud to announce its spring thesis exhibition, MFA|EDA 2017.

Featuring site-specific projects by twelve MFA|EDA graduate students, the exhibition presents a tremendous range of work including presentations of film and video, installation, photography, interactive arts, performance, sculpture, sound and multimedia across Duke’s campus and downtown Durham, March 3 to April 4, 2017.

The exhibition continues through March and into April with a series of receptions, film premieres and artist talks at venues including SPECTRE Arts, the Fredric Jameson Gallery, Shadowbox Studio, the Power Plant Gallery and the Full Frame Theater at the American Tobacco Campus.

To view work from the exhibitions and to access a detailed schedule of events, directions and information on the artists, visit

Exhibiting in MFA|EDA 2017:
Salima Al-Ismaili, Sarah Elizabeth Borst, Andrea De Francesco, Sylvia Herbold, Lauren Mueller, Colleen F. Pesci, Tony Shafer, Kate Stephens, Jason Sudak, Ran Xin, Haoyang Zhao, Yijie Zhu

MFA|EDA 2017 is supported by the Center for Documentary Studies, Department of Art, Art History and Visual Studies, the Program in the Arts of the Moving Image, the Office of the Vice Provost for the Arts at Duke University, the Power Plant Gallery, the Fredric Jameson Gallery, and SPECTRE Arts.

A unique initiative, the MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts (MFA|EDA) at Duke University couples experimental visual practice with the documentary arts in a rigorous two-year program. For more than three decades, Duke has demonstrated leadership in documentary arts, film and video, and visual studies. Drawing upon this commitment to the arts, as well as the university’s existing strengths in historical, theoretical and technological scholarship, the MFA|EDA offers a distinct learning environment that sees interdisciplinary education as a benchmark for significant innovation. More information on the program, faculty, curriculum and application guidelines is available on the MFA|EDA website at Additional inquiries may be sent to [email protected].


Duke University MFA|EDA
1509 Campus Drive
Campus Box 90800
Durham, NC


Duke University Master of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts spring 2017 thesis exhibition

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