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Introspective Collective: A Joseph Cornell Co-op

December 7 – January 20, 2018



Artists Include:

Damali Abrams,
Aravind Enrique Adyanthaya,
Jose Ambriz, Tomie Arai,
Milcah Bassel, Elizabeth Louise Castaldo,
Ana Paula Cordeiro, Aurora DeArmendi,
Roni Gross & Peter Schell,
Barbara Henry, Wennie Huang,
James Kelly, KS Lack, Norah Maki,
Colin McMullan DBA Emcee C.M., Master of None, Anne Percoco, Luis Pons,
paul singleton iii, and Daphne Stergides

No artist is an island. Harnessing wide-ranging interests to create striking works unconfined by limitations, Joseph Cornell’s life and art are the inspiration

behind Introspective Collective.
Aspects of Cornell’s output—visual and lyrical poetics, collage, assemblage, found objects, and dance—

provide a framework to show how the individual and the community interconnect to create art
that can be reflective while contributing to discussions

about societal concerns. Issues such as climate change and the Hurricane Maria disaster are addressed through diverse media including assemblage,

Organized by
Ana Paula Cordeiro and KS Lack

letterpress, photography, sound art, and first-person narrative.

Poetry broadsides on loan from The Center for Book Arts.

Panel Discussion: Altruism and art-making: inherent contradictions Saturday, January 19th, 2019 – 2:30 PM • Moderated by Drake Tyler

with Amanda Deutch, Aurora DeArmendi, and paul singleton iii.

Funding for Introspective Collective provided by The Clemente and a grant from
the Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation. We are grateful to The Center for Book Arts for their help and support. The Center for Book Arts Broadsides Reading Series is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.

on view
december 7 – january 20, 2019

Funding for Introspective Collective provided by New York State Council on the Arts,
NYC Cultural Affairs and a grant from the Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation, as well as an Emergency Grant from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts.