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Spring 2017 Arts One class with Director Saul Elkin following the opening performance of After the Revolution by Amy Herzog. 

2018-19 Artists-in-Residence

6/22/18
Rapid expansion and abandonment as a result of industry boom and bust cycles is a recurrent phenomenon in American history, one that has forged our national character and defined our migrations. Lyman has always been interested in these places - in the hard labor, raucous living, personal sacrifice, loneliness, enormous optimism and great risk that quickly fills them up, and then of course, how the din of voices quiets down, leaving echoes and remnants in its wake. (Read more...)
6/22/18
600 Highwaymen is the moniker for artistic duo Abigail Browde and Michael Silverstone. Since 2009 they have devised seven original works, presenting nationally and internationally at venues such as the Under the Radar Festival In New York City and Centre Pompidou and Parc de la Villette in Paris. (Read more...)
6/22/18
Sam Van Aken is an award-winning contemporary artist and Syracuse University professor of sculpture who has developed a project called Tree of 40 Fruit Project in which the artist hand-grafts trees that bear over 40 different kinds of stone fruit including peaches, plums, apricots, nectarines, cherries and almonds. (Read more...)
6/22/18
Kruck will photograph, sketch, and ultimately produce a series of relief prints (woodcut prints) of the Niagara Power Authority Intake Gate structures by the “Niagara Scenic Parkway” in Niagara Falls, NY, and the surrounding Niagara river area in Buffalo. (Read more...)
6/22/18
For their CAI residency, Duo Axis will curate and present of a concert experience that examines the nature of duo playing itself. (Read more...)
6/22/18
The Hayley-Laufer Duo champions adventurous voice-and-piano repertoire of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, and seeks to expand the boundaries of voice-and-piano composition by commissioning works from innovative composers. Their mission is to continue the grand Lied duo tradition by presenting audiences with the most audacious and exciting vocal music of today. (Read more...)
7/16/18
Bartosik’s CAI residency will center around the development of a long-term choreographic project, "I hunger for you (1-2)"(working title), a two-phase, dual-venue work which marks the culmination of Bartosik's extensive examination into deeply internalized forces of faith, violence, life force, and compassion pulse through bodies that exist in a mesmerizing, starkly beautiful, often dangerous world. (Read more...)
6/22/18
Helen Simoneau Danse will come to UB for a 3-week residency in order to create a new dance work while integrating the University of Buffalo students in all stages of the process as well as offering the larger dance community an inside view to their creation and methodologies. (Read more...)

Upcoming CAI Events

Image from "Breaking Ground" by Valery Lyman

 

9/14/18
Manmade Earth is at the intersection of performance and installation. A guided performance that is created by the attending audience, this piece continues 600 Highwaymen’s singular trajectory of making work both for and by community. The audience that comes together for the performance are the authors of the work.
11/16/18
We are pleased to invite you to join Duo Axis for an presentation about their work at 1:30 pm in Baird 227 before Monday evening's concert, WOVEN. They will speak on their exploration of duo playing, adopting various identities and tasks as performers, occupying shared mental and physical space, and fostering a reciprocally beneficial spirit of innovation.
11/16/18
We are pleased to invite you to join Duo Axis on Monday, November 19 in Baird Hall at 7:30 pm for the culminating event of thier Creative Arts Initiative Residency: Woven, a recital of new and recent works featuring music by David Felder, Victoria Cheah, Katherine Balch and Tonia Ko, and world premieres by Anthony Vine and Zach Sheets. An ebb and flow of breath unites the six works in a gentle unfolding, woven together into an-evening length recital that is framed by lighting and motion through space.
11/7/18
Sam Van Aken is an award-winning contemporary artist, professor of sculpture at Syracuse University and creator of the “Tree of 40 Fruit Project,” which has been described as “part Dr. Seuss, part Frankenstein, and just about everything fantastic.”
9/14/18
A ward-winning contemporary artist and Syracuse University art professor Sam Van Aken grew up on a family farm in Reading, PA, but he spent his college years and much of his early career focused on art rather than agriculture.

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