Cheryl Dunn is a documentary filmmaker and photographer who was born in New Jersey and graduated from Rutgers University with a BFA in Art History. In the late 90s she began to focus on filmmaking, creating classic films about artists of her generation who have influenced the realities of urban life through their own work.
Acclaimed English director and screenwriter John Akomfrah visited the MFAEDA Carpentry Shop on October 26th to discuss his approach to filmmaking and to participate in critiques of MFA student work. Akomfrah also screened and discussed his previous work and artistic practice with the greater Duke and Durham communities at the Nasher Museum of Art on October 27th.
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