The CCA supports numerous arts-related events and projects each year.. Documentation from grant-supported projects completed and presented, artist award presentations, and CCA-initiated projects are archived, including exhibitions, performances, lectures, individual artist and department-generated projects, concerts, installations, and publications.

Listed below is a sample of projects supported by the CCA from 2001 to 2017.

Dec 05 2013

Cornell Cinema and the Cornell Department of Music present an evening of live, improvised rock by Powerdove.

Nov 30
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Dec 03 2013

A visual art project questioning the nature of the classically grounded self-portrait as it becomes corrupted by digital artmaking techniques.

Nov 22
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Nov 23 2013

A residency featuring celebrated composer Martin Bresnick and pianist Lisa Moore that will examine issues concerning the current field of composition, the development of postmodernism in American culture as reflected in new music.

Nov 18
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Nov 29 2013

A collection by Paige Kozak, B.S. '15, challenging the utilization of graphics in apparel and utilizing apparel as a component in graphics.

Nov 14 2013

Part performance and part presentation, "Embodying Meaning" will see alumnus Nathaniel Stern discussing more than a decade of collaborative and solo projects.

Nov 08
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Nov 09 2013

Cornell Cinema welcomes back the Alloy Orchestra for a series of events featuring live music accompanying silent films.

Nov 07 2013

A celebration of Filipino rondalla music, featuring renowned Filipino instrument master and instructor Michael Dadap.

Nov 05
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Nov 06 2013

Daniel Passer’s residency encompasses a workshop for students to engage in and investigate with the methods and forms of French commedia, Russian clown and LeCoq clown work and will culminate in the presentation of a live site specific con-temporized interactive cabaret.

Oct 31
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Nov 09 2013

The Melodramatics Theatre Company's production this Fall will be presenting Stephen Sondheim’s daring musical Sweeney Todd  in Risley Theatre.

Oct 24 2013

A performance as a part of a residency with Ken Pierce, director of the Ken Pierce Baroque Dance Company.

Oct 22 2013

Filmmaker Caroline Martel will be joining ondiste Genevieve Grenier for a screening and live musical demonstration of Martel's film, Wavemakers.

Oct 19 2013

Solisti Ensemble will be a guest of the Cornell Orchestras and will collaborate on a new work commissioned by the Solisti Ensemble and on Schuert’s Death and the Maiden.

Oct 07 2013

Winner of the Golden Nica of the Prix Ars Electronica 2012, a peg-legged artist, philosopher and the father of Bio-Art, Joe Davis will speak at Cornell, followed by a film screening of Heaven + Earth + Joe Davis at Cornell Cinema.  

Oct 04 2013

Critically acclaimed multi-media artist and scholar Coco Fusco and the Johnson Museum will host a related exhibition of her recent video and installation work, as part of the graduate symposium in the history of art titled Movement: The Body and Object in Motion.

Sep 29 2013

A South Indian classical music concert featuring chitravina by Chitravina Ravikiran, violin by Tara Bangalore, and mridangam drums by Vinod Ramachandran.

Sep 23
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Oct 04 2013

A ceramic installation by James Blair (M.Arch. ’13) and Mia Miyoung Kang (M.Arch. ’13) that reveals the relationship between form, sound, light, and space.

Sep 22
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Sep 29 2013

The Academy offers keyboard players the opportunity to explore the music of the 17th to 20th centuries through the avenue of instruments, sources and performance practices familiar to the composer. 

Sep 20 2013

Cornell faculty Michael Ashkin, Annie Lewandowski, and former Music lecturer Tim Feeney will be celebrating the release of their DVD Depot/Centralia/Tiber with a live performance and screening at the Cornell’s Johnson Museum of Art.

Sep 15
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Sep 19 2013

A short documentary exploring the history of Lavender Hill, a gay and lesbian commune founded in West Danby in 1973, and the rise and fall of commune culture in Tompkins County.

Sep 09
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Sep 13 2013

Scientific imaging technologies play a key role of investigating the natural world.

Sep 01
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Sep 07 2013

Born of Ithaca’s sublime terrain, Lightwave is both an ode and an invitation; it celebrates the landscape with mimicry and welcomes the public with luminous splendor.

May 04 2013

Published by Fourth and Verse Books, Chiasmus is a micropress established by four poets in Cornell’s MFA program.

May 04 2013

Cornell’s one and only Taiko drumming group, Yamatai, will perform at PULSE 2013, incorporating traditional Taiko pieces as well as original compositions.

May 03
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May 10 2013

The Cornell University Fine Art department presents "Free School," a Cornell MFA exhibition in New York City.

Apr 29
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May 26 2013

Caroline O’Donnell/CODA Natural Selection presents three recent competition entries which explore the relationship between architecture and its niche.

Apr 28 2013

An experimental multimedia piece incorporating sound, live music performance, and video art to create an immersive concert experience.

Apr 27 2013

The Cornell Chamber Orchestra performs collaboratively with guest ensemble PRISM Quartet.

Apr 27 2013

Matilda Ceesay presents "Semblance," imagining a present-day Africa untouched by colonialism.

Apr 27 2013

The Cornell Fashion Collective is a student-run organization that produces an annual runway show to serve as a platform for displaying the original fashion work of Cornell students.

Apr 27 2013

Brandon Wen's (BS '15) collection Secret J means to expose the coded sexuality and perversion that is in much of the imagery we are accustomed to seeing and believe to be "safe."

Apr 26
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Apr 28 2013

An installation/performance work based on The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Infamous Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe and Carolyn Goelzer’s experience of raising 200 plants from seed in various growing conditions in her studio in northeast Minneapolis.

Apr 22
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Apr 26 2013

A symposium centered around the formalistic aesthetic of the ''Darmstadt School" - Andrew Zhou and Xak Bjerken, co-directors, with Walter Zimmermann, composer-in-residence with guest artists JACK Quartet, pianist Heather O'Donnell, and Ensemble X.

Apr 20
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Jul 14 2013

The exhibition will showcase geographically and chronologically diverse holdings relative to the motion of looking at hair across cultures, hair as religous significance, gender distinctions between hair, and contemporary commericalization of hair.

Apr 20
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Apr 26 2013

An interdisciplinary collaboration between artists, engineers, and scientists from across the Cornell community engaged in research, experimentation, and performance to activate the laboratory as site of critical inquiry and cultural production.

Apr 20 2013

The Museum Club hosts a free reception celebrating the annual showcase and the opening of Hair: Untangling Roots of Identity with a variety of student performance groups, art making, refreshments, and more.

Apr 19 2013

A collaborative performance by CU World Drum & Dance and Nukporfe, Binghamton University’s African Drum and Dance Ensemble.

Apr 18 2013

Contrapunkt presents its 3rd Annual Art Concert as an exploration of the relationships between music, visual, literary, and performance artists.

Apr 18
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Apr 20 2013

Spencer Whale, PMA '14, directs Melancholy Play: A Contemporary Farce -- a moving yet ridiculous play by Sarah Ruhl.

Apr 15
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Apr 26 2013

“Ply Candy” is a furniture exhibition by BFA student Michelle Chen that explores the eschewed domain of surface decoration, challenging what furniture could be visually beyond form and function.

Apr 07
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Apr 24 2013

A hydroponic installation by Peter Gudonis (B.Arch '14) and Carly Dean (B.Arch '14).

Apr 05
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Apr 13 2013

In this play directed by Melanie Dreyer-Lude, an undercover Latina returns to her hometown on the Arizona Border to teach the next generation about what it is to be free only to find herself and her students held hostage to the politics of fear.

Apr 05
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Apr 09 2013

Set to the rhythms of Brazil, Bel Borba Aqui: A Man and a City introduces a one-man life-force who proves that his country is a lot more than favelas, soccer, and drugs.

Apr 04 2013

The Cornell Cinema Presents Consuming Spirits, a film by animator Chris Sullivan.

Apr 03 2013

Hindustani Classical Music/Jazz crossover performance, featuring saxophonist George Brooks.

Mar 31
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Apr 13 2013

Produced by AAP students, ASSOCIATION fosters inter-departmental dialogue that is shared with the Cornell community and network of alumni and professionals.

Mar 30 2013

An afternoon and evening of innovation in electronic music, featuring the legendary Simeon Coxe of Silver Apples and Malcolm Cecil of Tonto's Expanding Head Band.

Mar 29 2013

The Cornell Cinema presents Circle in the Sand, a film by experimental filmmaker and director Michael Robinson.

Mar 28 2013

The Cornell Cinema presents Still Moving: Pilobolus at Forty, directed by Jeff Ruoff.

Mar 11
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Mar 15 2013

A multi-channel video installation by Taber Colleti, BFA '13.

Mar 07 2013

The Cornell Cinema is presenting An Evening with College Artist/Animator Lewis Klahr, featuring a selection of the college artist/animator's short films.

Mar 01 2013

The Cornell Wind Ensemble, Cornell Chorus, and soloist Susan Botti will be performing Cosmosis.

Mar 01
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Mar 05 2013

The Cornell Cinema presents a film by Ben Shapiro on the complex process of acclaimed photographer Gregory Crewdson.

Feb 25
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Mar 01 2013

Raja’a Khalid, (MFA ’13), will present "The Persepolis Project", a sculptural exhibition based on the Persepolis celebrations of 1971.

Feb 21 2013

A recital of songs and poetry by graduate composer Michael Small and recent M.F.A. graduate poet Elizabeth Lindsey Rogers.

Feb 19 2013

One of the scariest and most influential horror films of all time, with live musical accompaniment on the Sage Chapel organ by Dr. Philip Carli.

Feb 18
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Feb 24 2013

Sound artist and musician Ellen Fullman will be in residency at Cornell this February.

Feb 13 2013

A collboration between the Momenta Quartet and the Cornell Contemporary Chamber Players.