Union-Made: Fashioning America in the 20th Century is a collaboration between the Kheel Center and Cornell Costume and Textile Collection to celebrate 20th century fashion trends alongside the history of organized labor and union labeling efforts in the United States.
Side By Side
a project by Pepón Osorio
April 20-May 30, 2017
Multimedia artist and educator Pepón Osorio unveils his large, site-specific installation on exhibtion in the College of Architecture, Art and Planning, Second Floor, Rand Hall, East.
Applications are now being accepting for new arts projects to be exhibited or performed on campus during the 2017-18 academic year. The Individual Grant Program awards 15 grants of $2,500 each to faculty, academic departments and programs, and 25 grants of $1,000 each to students and student organizations. Learn more >
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A play for all times. The Caucasian Chalk Circle was written by 20th-century German modernist poet, playwright, and theatre director Bertolt Brecht amidst the mass upheaval and disruption of World War II. It was crafted as a parable about kindness, value, and the difficulty of assigning justice in chaotic times. Our production of The Caucasian Chalk Circle will be an ensemble-driven piece: an evening of storytelling and music as told by our students
The campus of Cornell University is densely populated by languages. In their everyday lives, moving through Cornell space and time, every student, staff, faculty, etc. encounters many such languages. With help of Brad Burgess (Living Theatre/Segal Centre, CUNY) participants will be introduced to the work of The Living Theatre and challenged to share sensorial experiences with languages.
Afrofuturist musician Moor Mother (Camae Ayewa) speaks about her debut record "Fetish Bones" and her activism as an integral member of Girls Rock Philly and co-founder of the Black Quantum Futurism collective.
Bharatanatyam couple Renjith and Vijna are not only powerful dancers, but one of the most sought after dancing couples in India. Join Renjith and Vijna for a Traditional Bharatanatyam dance performance called the ‘margam,’ consisting of a set of seven items performed in order.
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.
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.
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.