Adjunct Curator of the Permanent Collection, The Studio Museum in Harlem + Cornell University A.D. White Professor-at-Large October 30, 2006, 1:00–3:30 PM H.F. Johnson Museum of Art The museum in context extends the mission of the museum beyond connoisseurship into the physical and social conditions of its environment; the museum as context highlights the museum as a unique apparatus of meaning — uniquely separate from other modes of reception in the culture. The panel will...
To inaugurate the CCA CornellPublic Installation Series to bring a major Contemporary Artist installation tp Cornell - the CCA invited artist Patrick Dougherty to create a series of public sculptures on Sheldon Court Plaza, Collegetown. Dougherty was engaged because of the "sustainable/all-natural" material quality of his work - he utilizes maple and willow saplings as the total structure of his pieces - and for the extremely public nature of his production technique - the artist...
As part of the "Performance Practice in the 20th- Century: Measure for Measure or As You Like It? Symposium," noted writer and critic Paul Griffins and performance-artist/composer/cellist Frances-Marie Uitti will present their new mini-opera "There is Still Time." Barnes Hall
The David Gordon Pick Up Performance Company will be in residence creating a new work based on the Brecht play "The Roundheads and Pointedheads." Their tenure will culminate in a performance of the new work. Students will be invited to observe Gordon and his company of 10 performers' rehearsals and attend a series of discussion sessions. Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts.
Awkward is an artistic student lifestyle publication produced semiannually. Each issue uniquely and thematically addresses matters that fictionally or non-fictionally relate to Cornell undergraduate campus life through various sensual means--including but not limited to physical, visual, and literary expressions. Issue #7 will deal with the issue of identity.
The Lebanese Club at Cornell University presents international dramatist Michel El-Ashkar in "A Child of Life," an internationally acclaimed monodrama that chronicles many of the highlights of the Lebanese-American poet, philosopher, and artist Kahlil Gibran. The play has been performed with standing ovations in many international cities including Beijing, Montreal, London, Dubai, Los Angeles, Amman, Zahle and more. Child of Life
Neal Freeman '97, has accomplished something rare: He has supported himself in the theater as a director, actor and playwright since graduating from Cornell in 1997. He is now back on campus to direct the regional premiere of "Vincent in Brixton," a play based on Vincent Van Gogh's years in England. Black Box Theatre, Center for the Performing Arts, Cornell. Cornell Chronicle Jan06
The Schwartz Center presents a new stage version of the America classic "Little Women." Based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott, "Little Women" is the story of the March sisters--independent Jo, lovely Meg, delicate Beth, and precocious Amy--as they discover friendship, romance, and the power of family.