Re-Formation: A celebration of music as a catalyst for social change in honor of the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther's Ninety-Five Theses
Through its Individual Grant Program, the CCA awarded 15 grants of $2,500 each to Cornell faculty, departments and programs, and 20 grants of $1,000 each to undergraduate and graduate students and student organizations. Proposals from faculty and students ranged from art and design projects to interdisciplinary projects linking science, engineering and the arts.
An extended Meditation on seeing, Let me Look at You asks the questions, What does it mean to see? What does it mean to be seen?
In this biting political satire of Shakespeare's tragedy by renowned Syrian poet and playwright Mamduh Adwan, Hamlet is a narcissistic prince, blissfully unaware of his people's bleak reality. Distracted by drink and theatre rehearsals, Hamlet fails to notice the rise of a brutal plutocratic dictatorship.
Can the act of drawing encompass transcription, translation, and even construction?
Challenging the distinctions made between the architect as a composer of space and the musician as a composer of time, Music for a Room / A Room for Music will seek to reconfigure common notions of musical instrument design in relation to architectural constructions.
The following program seeks to juxtapose traditional Indian classical art forms with their modern, modified counterparts to explore how the culture is preserved in a place like Cornell University.
Tendederos consists of the creation of an immersive site-specific installation, by Gabriel Ramos (MFA’18), about the visual layering and distortion of forms through the process of recollection.