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Special Grant Cycle for Spring 2023 Projects
Announcing a special mid-year competition for CCA grants! Cornell students, student groups, faculty, departments, and...
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2022 Cornell Biennial: In Review
The fifth Cornell Biennial featured 40 artists across 36 events from July through November 2022....
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The Cherry Arts Competition
The Cherry Arts is a radically local, radically international, experimental multidisciplinary arts company specializing in...
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Obadike, Book of Light
2022 Biennial Artists Announced
Cornell Council for the Arts announces the fifth Cornell Biennial, featuring artworks, installations, and performances...
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CCA Grants: Info Session 4/14
Information Session: Thursday April 14 from 12-1pm EST Applications Due: Friday April 22 The Cornell...
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CCA Grants Open 2022!
The Cornell Council for the Arts (CCA) is now accepting applications to the individual grant...
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Kyungwon Moon + Joonho Jeon, The Ways of Folding Space and Flying
Call for Cornell Biennial Applications: January 28, 2022
Cornell Council for the Arts Calls for Entries, 2022 Cornell Biennial, “Futurities, Uncertain,” Fall 2022...
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"Regio (Royal)" premiers online May 21 and 23
Bilingual “Regio (Royal)” highlights lives of immigrant Latinx workers
“Regio (Royal),” a new theatre production that uses contemporary dance and puppetry to share stories about...
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Adam Shulman
What is That Outside of Schwartz!?
For many Cornellians, sunbathing on the patio outside of Schwartz Performing Arts Center is a...
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Deadline April 28 to apply for arts council grants
The Cornell Council for the Arts (CCA) announces the competition for the CCA grant program. CCA...
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"Benchmark," a play by student Anna Evtushenko, streams live March 26 and 27.
Memories, tech intertwine in student play ‘Benchmark’
Anna Evtushenko is a student of both information science and playwriting. At the intersection of these...
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Deadline Sept. 14 to apply for arts council grants
The Cornell Council for the Arts has extended to Sept. 14 the deadline to apply for funding...
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Eder Muniz
Botanic Gardens mural nurtures connections with plants
In addition to its natural splendor, Cornell Botanic Gardens now boasts an outdoor art installation: a two-story...
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Lucy Fitz Gibbon, center, interim director of the Cornell Voice Program, performs at the 2019 Marlboro Music Festival.
Cornell Concert Series works to keep the music playing
Social distancing measures to stop the spread of COVID-19 canceled the last two shows of...
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‘Ithaca Sounding’ celebrates homegrown experimental music
Cornell’s Department of Music is collaborating with performers from Ithaca College and the Ithaca community to offer...
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“Union Made: Fashioning America in the 20th Century” celebrates the history of the U.S. fashion industry and American textile production through the lens of the history of organized labor.
Cornell fashion exhibit to run at American Labor Museum
The American Labor Museum, in Haledon, New Jersey, is set to celebrate fashion trends alongside...
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SWARM
Roundtables to explore 2020 Biennial theme ‘Swarm’
The Cornell Council for the Arts is holding three lunchtime roundtables in preparation for the 2020 Cornell...
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James McConkey
Writer, emeritus professor James McConkey dies at 98
Acclaimed writer James McConkey, the Goldwin Smith Professor of English Literature Emeritus and mentor to young writers at...
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Debate at the State: Baldwin vs. Buckley—The Faith of Our Fathers
Debate team to re-create Buckley vs. Baldwin in play at State
Cornell Speech and Debate Society members have a busy few weeks coming up as they...
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35th Annual CFC Runway Show
Regina Mun and the Cornell Fashion Collective Stun Cornell’s Barton Hall
Founded by Onslo Carrington ’88 and Laura Russel ’88 in 1984, the Cornell Fashion Collective...
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Feminist Directions
Symposium welcomes artists, public to explore feminist performance
The history of feminist performance is one of radical storytelling, of showing how the personal...
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Cornell Fashion Collective 35th Runway Show
Hollywood and brides: Designers ready for 35th Runway Show
Months of sketching, designing and hand-sewing original garments comes to a climax for more than...
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Ruth Bader Ginsberg
Rethinking empowerment with ‘Fashions from the Frontline’ at Cornell exhibition
Knit hats in all different shades of pink from the Women’s March fill a display...
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Provided/Andrew Moisey
The Curdling of American Masculinity in University Frats
Published in October 2018, Moisey’s The American Fraternity: An Illustrated Ritual Manual chronicles a startling pantomime of stunted,...
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Kheel Center/Provided
Exhibit chronicles women’s empowerment through fashion
Chronicling how women have strategically used fashion to empower and collectively uplift themselves, the exhibition...
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Image/Rachel Getman
Cornell Exhibit to Feature Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Shoes, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Collars
Chronicling how women have strategically used fashion to empower and collectively uplift themselves, the exhibition...
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Image/Cornell Robotic Construction Laboratory
Knotted installation proposes ways to reduce timber waste
When a tree is harvested for wood, what happens to the pieces that aren’t ramrod...
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Image/Andrew Gao '22
Milstein students get a glimpse of artist Xu Bing’s character
Students in the Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity were treated to a special Q&A...
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Jason Koski/Brand Communications
CCA Biennial launches with art projects across campus
The 2018 Cornell Council for the Arts (CCA) Biennial launched with a tour of outdoor...
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Edith Fikes/AAP
Log Knot, The Emperor’s Canary, and Todd: AAP Faculty and Student Work in the 2018 CCA Biennial
The 2018 Cornell Council for the Arts (CCA) Biennial is underway and includes three projects...
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Image/Carrie Mae Weems
Carrie Mae Weems: HEAVE
Produced by Carrie Mae Weems for the 2018 CCA Biennial, Heave is a two-part artwork installed in specially designed...
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Boris Tsang / Sun Assistant Photography Editor
What are the Mysterious Structures on the Arts Quad?
One day, Cornellians woke up to find two unassuming, beige-colored structures in the Arts Quad...
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A Meditation on Tongues
Dance, multimedia performance to open 2018 CCA Biennial
The 2018 Cornell Council for the Arts (CCA) Biennial kicks off Sept. 14-15 at 8 p.m. at...
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Ni'Ja Whitson, A Meditation on Tongues. Photo: Scott Shaw.
CCA Biennial 2018: Duration: Passage, Persistence, Survival
The Cornell Council for the Arts (CCA) announces the theme and participants for the 3rd...
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The LOG KNOT installation is composed of irregularly-shaped logs connected in a twisting design. BreAnne Fleer / Sun News Editor
Robotically-Built LOG KNOT Installation on Ag Quad Optimizes Wood Usage
Looping around itself on the Ag Quad stands LOG KNOT — On Perpetual Wood Cycles...
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TEXTURE
TEXTURE Exhibit Invites Patrons Into a World of Tactile Textiles
Cornellians can now immerse themselves in a world of fabric and feel their way through...
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Empathy Project
Empathy project goes online
Since its launch in September 2016, the Cornell Race and Empathy Project has recorded, archived and shared...
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Ni'Ja Whitson, A Meditation on Tongues. Photo: Scott Shaw.
2018 Biennial on ‘Duration’ to feature major artists
With the theme “Duration: Passage, Persistence, Survival,” the Biennial opens Sept. 27-29 on campus with...
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The Aizuri Quartet, from left, Ariana Kim, Karen Ouzounian, Ayane Kozasa and Miho Saegusa.
Ariana Kim, Aizuri Quartet win prestigious M-Prize
The Aizuri Quartet, with violinist and assistant professor of music Ariana Kim, took the grand prize May...
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Wynton Marsalis
Students, faculty reflect on lessons from Wynton Marsalis’ visit
Intense. Approachable. Wise. Those were among the impressions several Cornell faculty and students have from...
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Jacqueline Fogarty ’18
Designers prep for 34th annual Runway Show
With materials ranging from locally sourced fibers to reclaimed scraps from clothing manufacturers, and designs...
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Wynton Marsalis
Wynton Marsalis to mentor, perform during Cornell visit March 22-28
Famed musician Wynton Marsalis comes to Cornell next week for his first visit as an...
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Locally Grown Dance 2018
Locally Grown Dance performances showcase improvisation, discipline
The Department of Performing and Media Arts (PMA) will present the 2018 Locally Grown Dance...
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“Obsession” by graduate student Jingyang Liu.
Cornell Council for the Arts supports 35 new projects
Proposals from faculty and students ranged from art and design projects to interdisciplinary projects linking...
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"Side by Side" exhibit by Pepon Osorio, displayed at Cornell University. Kelsey O'Connor/Ithaca Voice
Art installation unveiled at Cornell explores empathy and features local family
Empathy is the subject of a new art installation at Cornell University by artist-in-residence Pepón Osorio....
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Polyphony
Arts council accepting applications for project funding
The Cornell Council for the Arts (CCA) is now accepting grant applications for new arts...
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A Muslim girl among the crowd at a demonstration in Phnom Penh in December 2014, in a scene from "Angkor Awakens."
‘Angkor Awakens’ explores Cambodia’s hope, traumatic past
Robert H. Lieberman set out to paint a portrait of modern-day Cambodia with his new...
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An image taken in the Yarmouk refugee camp outside Damascus, from the multimedia production 'Desert of Light' at the Schwartz Center. Photo by Lens Yound Dimashqi.
Palestinian-Syrian refugees focus of play ‘Desert of Light’
Palestinian-Syrian playwright Rama Haydar’s “Desert of Light” is a tragicomic and human portrayal of the...
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Polyphony
Art You’re a Part of: Polyphony at the John Hartell Gallery
Underneath the Sibley dome, adjacent to the College of Architecture, Art and Planning Dean’s Office,...
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A detail from guest artist Teresa Diehl’s CCA Biennial project, “Revolution.”
Cornell Council for the Arts 2016 Biennial to focus on empathy
The Cornell Council for the Arts (CCA) 2016 Biennial, “Abject/Object Empathies,” will feature 12 new projects by...
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Master of Fine Arts student Jerry Lim's handmade artist book "The Light House is Not a Nautical Themed Bar.”
Cornell Council for the Arts supports 40 new projects
The Cornell Council for the Arts (CCA) has awarded grants supporting 40 projects to be presented or...
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The Cornell Fashion Collective's recent runway show was supported by a Cornell Council for the Arts grant.
Cornell Council for the Arts accepting project proposals
The Cornell Council for the Arts (CCA) is seeking members of the campus community with...
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Linnea Fong ’16 works on her sportswear collection.
Cornell to strike a pose at 32nd runway show March 12
At the 32nd Annual Cornell Fashion Collective (CFC) Runway Show, more than 100 student models, cast from...
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A Needle Woman. Photo by Jason Koski/University Photography.
Art series highlights creative discovery in ‘A Needle Woman’
An innovative creative project by Korean-American artist Kimsooja with Cornell scientists and students is the...
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Ariana Kim
Ariana Kim records ‘powerful’ works by women composers
Violinist Ariana Kim, assistant professor in the Department of Music, showcases works by pioneering american...
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Access Apparati by Lauren van Haaften-Shick
Cornell Council for the Arts awards 33 project grants
The Cornell Council for the Arts (CCA) awarded grants earlier this year to support 33 art...
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The Ho-Am Foundation
CCA Biennial Artist Kimsooja wins 2015 Ho-Am Foundation Prize
The CCA would like to extend our heartfelt congratulations to CCA 2014 Biennial Artist-in-Residence Kimsooja...
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Materials science and engineering professor Uli Wiesner, artist Kimsooja, CCA Director Stephanie Owens and architect Jaeho Chong with Kimsooja's "A Needle Woman" after its installation on the Arts Quad in September.
Biennial’s art and science collaborations earn acclaim
A temporary art installation on campus, part of the Cornell Council for the Arts’ (CCA)...
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Kimsooja, A Needle Woman: Galaxy was a Memory, Earth is a Souvenir, 2014. Steel, custom acrylic panel, laminated block copolymer film, mirror; 46 x 4.5 (diameter) feet. Photograph: Jaeho Chong. © Kimsooja Studio.
New artwork by Kimsooja unveiled as part of the 2014 Biennial
As part of the 2014 CCA Biennial, Korean-born conceptual multi-media artist Kimsooja has created a new work...
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CCA director Stephanie Owens and professor Uli Wiesner look over a polymer sample in Wiesner's lab, which developed material for artist Kimsooja's "Needle Woman" project on the Arts Quad.
Art and nanotech converge in campus biennial
The biennial theme intends to “show how artists address realms of human experience that lie...
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CCA Director Stephanie Owens, left, and artist kimsooja toured the Arts Quad Nov. 23, the intended site of the artist's installation project in the 2014 CCA Biennial.
2014 Biennial to explore nanotech as artistic medium
A campuswide exhibition next fall will explore the cultural and human consequences of seeing the...
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Andrew Borgya
Writer Andrew Boryga ’13 earns Undergraduate Artist honor
Described by Cornell faculty in English as a major literary talent with great career potential,...
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Cornell Council for the Arts seeks project proposals
The Cornell Council for the Arts (CCA) is accepting applications through March 14 for its...
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Image by Joanna Baucic BFA '13, CCA grant recipient
CCA grant winners to present arts projects at Cornell
From sculptural installations, exhibitions and performances to a symposium on DIY electronics, 41 art projects...
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Image by Elizabeth Corkery, M.F.A. '13, CCA grant recipient
Cornell Council for the Arts seeks project proposals
The Cornell Council for the Arts (CCA) is accepting applications for its next grant cycle,...
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CCA Grants 45 Arts Projects
In November 2011 the Cornell Council for the Arts awarded grants to nine student organizations,...
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Stephanie Owens is the new director of the Cornell Council for the Arts.
Stephanie Owens, CCA Director 2011-14
Stephanie Owens, an artist, writer, curator and a visiting assistant professor of art in the...
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CCA: 25 YEARS
CCA Grants: 25 Years
CORNELL COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS: 25 YEARS OF GRANTS In 2011, the CCA created a...
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Bobby McFerrin. Photo by Carol Friedman.
The Arts + Mental Health: The Impact on the Human Spirit
A panel discussion, moderated by Cornell President David Skorton, and performances by Cornell faculty and...
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2010 CCA Poster
CCA Fall Poster 2010
CCA's POSTER 2010 features work by grant recipient Julie Phillips Brown (PhD '11 candidate, English...
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James Siena
JAMES SIENA: Eissner Artist of the Year Award 2009-10
JAMES SIENA (BFA '79): 2009-10 Eissner Artist of the Year Award recipient THE EISSNER ARTIST...
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Dorian Bandy
DORIAN BANDY: Undergraduate Artist Award Recipient 2009-10
DORIAN KOMANOFF BANDY (BFA MUSIC '10): 2009 Undergraduate Artist Award recipient THE CORNELL UNIVERSITY ARTIST...
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Fall 2009 Poster
CCA Fall Poster 2009 CREATE | INNOVATE | ENGAGE
Fall Poster 2009:  CCA Artist Grants | CCA Cornell Public | CCA@NYC | CCA Undergraduate Artist Award |...
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Jonathan Wong '08
JON WONG: Undergraduate Artist Award recipient 2008-09
Jonathan Wong '08, winner of the 2008-09 Undergraduate Artist Award from the Cornell Council for...
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Junot Diaz
JUNOT DIAZ: Eissner Artist of the Year Award 2007-08
Díaz, a professor of creative writing at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and fiction editor...
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2008 CCA Poster
CCA Fall Poster 2008 CREATE | INNOVATE | ENGAGE
The Cornell Council for the Arts (CCA) - composed of representation from 12 university departments/units...
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Patrick Dougherty installation. Photo by Julie Magura.
CCA Installation by Patrick Dougherty
To inaugurate the CCA CornellPublic commitment to bring major Contemporary Artists installation to Cornell -...
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Fall 2008 CCA Poster
CCA Fall Poster 2007 CREATE | INNOVATE | ENGAGE
Fall Poster 2007: CCA Installations - CCA XDesignGroup - CCA Urban Ideas Competitions - CCA...
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Fall 2006 CCA Poster
CCA Fall Poster 2006
CCA Installation | CCA Symposia | CCA Lectures | CCA XDesigngroup | CCA Grants +...
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Image by Carrie T. Chalmers, CCA grant recipient
CCA Fall Poster 2005
With a founding vision of placing Cornell at the forefront of creative inquiry that is...
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Image by Elidor Mehili, CCA grant recipient
CCA Spring Poster 2005
Through Individual Artist and Project Grants, the Cornell Council for the Arts supports artist projects...
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Image by Catherine Callahan, CCA grant recipient
CCA Fall Poster 2004
Beginning in Fall 2004 and continuing through Spring 2006, the Cornell Council for the Arts...
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Image by Medina Lasansky, CCA grant recipient
CCA Spring Poster 2004
Through Individual Artist and Project Grants, the Cornell Council for the Arts supports artist projects...
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Emerging Artist Exhibition 2004
CCA Emerging Artist Exhibition 2004
Feathergill - Katsumata - McDougal - Pash - White - Zane Every four years the...
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Image: Detail from "Touch" video by Janine Antoni, courtesy of the artist and the Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York
CCA Fall Poster 2003
Art and Politics:Politics and Art Political identity is and has been a central concern of...
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Image by Camilo Jose Vergara
CCA Spring Poster 2003
Art and Politics:Politics and Art Political identity is and has been a central concern of...
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