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Cornish College of the Arts Presents “Game Theory”

August 11, 2011

Game Theory
September 8 - October 19, 2011
Opening Reception: Wednesday, September 7, 5-8PM
Cornish Main Gallery, Floor 1, Main Campus Center
Cornish Main Gallery Hours: Monday – Friday, 12 – 5 pm

Curated by Cornish Exhibitions Curator Cable Griffith

Game Theory is a group exhibition that examines chance, strategy, participation, and play in art practices.  Curated for the Cornish College of the Arts Main Gallery by Cable Griffith, this exhibit brings together visual and performing artists lured by the unexpected consequences of surrendering control, conducting synthesis, and strategic intervention. Inspired by the inquiries into chance operations by Cornish legends Merce Cunningham and John Cage, the exhibition will be accompanied by a series of music, dance, and theater performances by Cornish students and faculty.

The artists in Game Theory share a similar affinity for indeterminacy, while still pulling the strings. The exhibition features visual works by John Cage, Joseph Gray, Jason Hirata, Tim Knowles, Chauney Peck, Steve Roden, Paul Rucker, Cara Tomlinson, and Brent Watanabe, with music performances by Wayne Horvitz, Jarrad Powell, Paul Rucker, and Steve Roden.

Performance days and times are still to be determined.  Please stay tuned for a complete schedule of related events and programming by visiting cornish.edu/events.