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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Josh Gibson, associate professor of the practice of filmmaking, has been appointed the next director of the Program in the Arts of the Moving Image. Gibson is a moving image artist working in documentary, hybrid forms, and experimental cinematography. Gibson’s appointment is for five years. read more about New AMI Director »

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Anne Murnick Cogan Professor Emerita Caroline Bruzelius contributed “Reconstructing Spaces” to the MOOC, “A Voice of Their Own: Women’s Spirituality in the Middle Ages.” The MOOC consisted of five units: A Voice of Their Own, Introduction; The House of the Heart, Female Nunneries in the Middle Ages; The Space Within, Female Mysticism in the Middle Ages; Voices of Dissent; and Spiritual Landcapes. read more about A Voice of Their Own »

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Monday, December 3, 2018

End-of-Semester Visual Projects Reception Friday, Dec. 7 "AAHVS End-of-Semester Student Exhibition" 5-7 PM, Bays 9-12, Smith Warehouse read more about December 2018 »

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Monday, October 22, 2018

LONDON, Tate Modern — “Museum of Clouds...the first museum gathering of a cloud of artist-filmmakers whose works have shifted the field of artists’ cinema over the last decade.” Museum of Clouds is a weekend programme of screenings and discussions exploring the films, the contexts, the figures that connected a diverse group of artist-filmmakers working over the last ten years. The series includes works by Gabriel Abrantes, Basma Alsharif,... read more about Museum of Clouds »

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

An Evening with Shambhavi Kaul — Applying deep research, precise editing, and fine-tuned humor to a combination of her own cinematography and found footage, Shambhavi Kaul depicts landscapes and figures that exist between imagination and reality. Her work uses cultural tropes from places like Hong Kong, India, and Mexico to reveal the ambiguous meanings behind loaded popular signifiers. Kaul presents a selection of her... read more about Faculty at Museum of Modern Art »

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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Art, Art History & Visual Studies Art History Speaker Series Fall 2018   September 12, 2018, 5:00 PM  “Lustmord: Images of Violence and the Shape of the Public Sphere in Early Twentieth-Century Germany” Frederic J. Schwartz Professor of History of Art and Architecture, University College, London A266, Smith Warehouse October 16, 2018, 5:00 PM  “For Love or Money: Gisele Freund’s... read more about Fall 2018 »

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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Print installation by Merrill Shatzman, Professor of the Practice Emeritus of Art, Art History and Visual Studies, that presents stationary color woodcut prints adjacent to projected animations of black and white woodblocks that are displayed within the framework of a grid. All of the prints include aspects of urban landscapes, emphasizing details, shape, time, transition and visual tension found within architecture and the surrounding... read more about Capturing Magic Installation »

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Thursday, September 6, 2018

The 20-minute video of sights and sounds of the garden was taken by Hunter Stark, Trinity '18. The video won a 2018 Visual Studies Initiatives Award from the Art, Art History and Visual Studies Department and is now part of the "Blomquist Gardens 50th Anniversary" library exhibit. The full article can be found at Duke News: https://today.duke.edu/2018/08/... read more about Video by VSI Award-winning alumnus featured in Duke News »

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Monday, August 27, 2018

Art, Art History & Visual Studies Visiting Artist Lecture Series Fall 2018 9/5/18, 6:30pmCarlos Hernandez Rubenstein Arts Center Film Theater 10/12/18, 5:30pmIsabella Alexander Rubenstein Arts Center Film Theater 10/25/18, 8pmHelga Fanderl Rubenstein Arts Center Film Theater 11/6/18, 4pm... read more about Fall 2018 »

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Friday, August 10, 2018

Paul Jaskot, professor of art, art history and visual studies and director of the Wired! Lab at Duke, is the joint recipient of a 3-year National Endowment for the Humanities Digital Humanities Advancement Grant of $296,455, along with Anne Knowles (University of Maine, Orono) and Anika Walker (Washington University, St. Louis). Knowles is project director, with the grant based at the University of Maine, and Jaskot and Walker are co-project... read more about NEH Digital Humanities Advancement Grant »

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