The CCA BIennial Symposium brings together Biennial artists, Cornell nano researchers, material scientists, faculty artist/researchers, student artists and independent scholars for a full-day of presentations and discussions of their work.

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A campus-wide art exhibition that explores the cultural and human consequences of engaging the world at the micro and macro levels through recent nano science and contemporary networked media.

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Korean artist kimsooja will be installing A Needle Woman: Galaxy Was a Memory, Earth is a Souvenir  a coffered steel and polymer needle-shaped sculpture made for an intimate exterior and interior experience.

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CCA-FUNDED EVENTS: FALL 2014

A multi-media concert featuring two theatrical pieces from the mid 1960s, where six players activate a giant tam-tam and a percussionist serves as referee for a competition between two duelling cellists.

Feb 08

An annual event celebrating fine and performing arts at Cornell with a juried exhibition and reception.

Feb 21

So Percussion presents works by Cornell DMA composers Corey Keating, Tonia Ko, and Loren Loiacono in an open reading session and workshop

Feb 22

Composer and conductor Tania León will be featured in a residency that will include multiple speaking engagements and a collaboration with the Cornell Symphony Orchestra culminating in a performance of three of her compositions.

Mar 06
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Mar 08

Maya Lin will discuss her work, including her recent sculptures and the installation Empty Room, from her What is Missing? memorial, on view as part of beyond earth art • contemporary artists and the environment

Apr 10

The Cornell Fashion Collective will present its 30th annual spring fashion show, highlighting the work of over 50 design students.

Apr 12

Terra Cielo, a 5-garment fashion line by Stephanie Gitto, B.Arch '14, explores the concepts of the juxtaposition and collision of earth and sky. 

Apr 12

Aurorae is an interactive, real-time and web-based visualization of the northern lights that maps NASA satellite data and online experiential data from Flickr and Twitter onto a graphic representation of the earth.

Apr 12

An interactive exploration of technology, music, sculpture, and visual art, “A Cultural Anthropology of Television Noise” is Part Art Installation, Part History of Technology Display, Part Experimental Film, and Part Free-Music Jazz Concert.

Apr 14
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Apr 18

n'APPARATUS is a large-scale photographic installation, an apparatus for examining the space of interaction between man and animal at the former slaughterhouses of Rome.

Apr 14
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Apr 25

This exhibition will focus on differing representations of families based on cultural and social norms in various time periods, geographic areas, and religious ideals as well as contemporary twenty-first-century notions of friends and other nontraditional and occasionally illegal notions of family.

Apr 19
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Jul 06

Bulgarian violinist Vesselin Gellev returns to Cornell for a performance inspired by the writings of Vladimir Nabokov.

Apr 21

A multidisciplinary dance and architectural project emphasizing the vertical spaces we inhabit and what it means for us to live on top of one another, at once so crowded and so isolated.

May 01
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May 03

Rachel Bacus presents a small scale architectural installation to filter out the hustle and bustle of the chaotic world.

May 03

Singer Peni Candra Rini of Indonesia and Jessika Kenney, from the United States, work and perform with the Cornell Avant Garde Ensemble, the Cornell Gamelan
Ensemble and the Cornell Music Improvisation Ensemble during their residency.

May 03
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May 04

Ray Li, BS '14, and Michael Ndubuisi, BS '14, showcase a new musical instrument which will allow the musician to manipulate sound by moving his hands in thin air, almost as if “holding” the sound.

May 03

Kimsooja discusses her installation A Needle Woman: Galaxy Was a Memory, Earth is a Souvenir, on view in the Arts Quad.

Sep 18

Join members of the Cornell community and Biennial artists for this celebratory event. 

Sep 19

The Symposium brings together Biennial artists, Cornell nano researchers, material scientists, faculty artist/researchers, student artists and independent scholars for a full-day of presentations and discussions of their work

Sep 19

The Leonardo Education and Arts Forum (LEAF) continues its successful international education event-initiative at Cornell with a workshop led by professors Paul Thomas and Stephanie Owens.

Sep 20

Cave painting is brought to life by the unexpected use of construction lights and bird sculptures in this outdoor installation by Jenn Houle.

Sep 26

As part of The Charles Babbage Memorial Flight and Payload project, new media artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer will be performing a live flight on Cornell University's Arts Quad.

Oct 01