The 2016 biennial, titled Abject/Object Empathies, includes 12 new projects, developed over 12 months by artists working in a variety of ways that suggest how the objects, buildings, interfaces, and images we construct are shaped by the intentional or implicit emotional, interdependent relationship to others.  Learn more >

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What if meaning is made not only in the initial encounter with a work of art, but in the laborious hours of production and deconstruction? Join us for facilitated conversations about the “work stories” artists tell, and how these might shift when the supply chain is included in those narratives.

Join facilitators Emilio Martinez Poppe, Susan Jahoda and Caroline Woolard of BFAMFAPhD.

This event is part of the 2016 CCA Biennial: Abject/Object Empathies.

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PEPÓN OSORIO
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 5:15PM 

Best known for his large-scale installations, Pepón Osorio merges conceptual art and community dynamics. Osorio’s work emphasizes the exhibition space as an intermediary between the social architecture of communities and the mainstream art world.

Milstein Hall, Abby and Howard Milstein Auditorium

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SPRING 2017

The earthwork installation, Ah-Theuh-Nyeh-Hah: The Planting Moon, created by the artist Associate Professor Jolene Rickard (Tuscarora) is a site-specific artwork, performance, and the model of an embodied Indigenous research methodology that are contextualized and can be accessed through the smart phone media application. The installation is based on the Haudenosaunee agricultural and cosmological knowledge. 

Oct 29
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Mar 01

From pieces whose metrical complexity recalls the ars subtillior to ones whose systematic simplification prefigures the minimalism of Phillip Glass, Elizabethan composers used the medium of the viol consort to investigate musical “what if?” questions.



Feb 27

The Aizuri Quartet, an all-female ensemble will present a four-day residency entitled Blueprint featuring several student and public events and conclude with a full-length concert at the Carriage House Café Hayloft.



Mar 02
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Mar 05

A curation of scholarship that meditates on the idea of loving back & loving black while illuminating the power, possibility and potentiality of #blackgirlmagic, #blackboyjoy and #blacklivesmatter in this hys-torical and politically heightened moment.



Mar 04
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Mar 04

This exhibition will showcase the many talents of Cornell with poetry readings, printmaking activities, refreshments, and much more. Free and open to all students.

Mar 10

The Cornell Fashion Collective will present its 33rd annual spring fashion show, highlighting the work of over 50 design students.

Mar 11

The Cornell Wind Symphony (CU Winds) welcomes guest composer David Maslanka, one of today’s most important composers for winds.



Mar 16
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Mar 19

Yield Troubled Shadows: Bach and Modern Society pairs performances of two cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach with short lectures which will connect thematic threads from the cantatas to current issues in American and global society, including gender equality, marriage equality, and economic justice.



Mar 17

Guest singer Rachel Calloway and pianist Xak Bjerken from Cornell's Music Department premiere four songs set to poems by Cornell poet Ishion Hutchinson, from his two collections: House of Lords and Commons and Far District.



Mar 18

Having been heavily influenced by the power of natural dyes, Fiber Science and Apparel Design seniors Kennedy Rauh and Rachel Powell will display the development of their journeys using natural dyes in Down to Earth.

Apr 03
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Apr 07

The artist, Yuxi Xiao, will hand copy the Arts page of local newspapers on newsprint using micropens, ball pens and pencils.

Apr 06
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May 01

Hailed as interpreting with "profundity and power" (RuideroXXI, Mexico City), the ensemble features clarinetist Eric Christian Umble, soprano Meagan Amelia Brus, and pianist Silvie Cheng. The ensemble's residency at Cornell will culminate in a concert of their repertoire, including premieres of 15 one-minute works, and the premiere of works by Cornell composers and collaborators.



Apr 21

Cornell’s one and only Taiko drumming group, Yamatai, will perform at PULSE 2017, incorporating traditional Taiko pieces as well as original compositions.

Apr 23