Debi Cornwall will be giving a public talk with Lewis Bush at Photography in the Age of Global Surveillance and Perpetural Wars. The event is free and will be held at Reid Hall in Paris on November 13 from 7-9pm.
Event: Debi Cornwall Panel Discussion at Steven Kasher Gallery
October 28, 2017
Steven Kasher Gallery and the Center for Constitutional Justice are pleased to host a panel discussion on October 28th, from 2:30 to 5pm in conjunction with our exhibition Debi Cornwall: Welcome to Camp America. The panel will include Debi Cornwall, J. Wells Dixon, Mark Fallon and Mohamedou Ould Slahi, and will be moderated by Fred Ritchin. They will be discussing Guantánamo Bay, art, and social justice. The event is free but seating is very limited, please RSVP at the link below.
Debi Cornwall will be a symposium panelist with Mohamedou Ould Slahi and J. Wells Dixon at Guantánamo Going Forward: What's Next for Current and Former Detainees?. The event will be held September 15th from 9-11:30am in the Petterutti Lounge at Brown University.
Exhibition: Debi Cornwall at NYU Tisch School of the Arts
September 12, 2017
Debi Cornwall is included in the group exhibition, “Bending the Frame,” opening tonight from 6-8pm at Gulf + Western Gallery at NYU Tisch School of the Arts. The show contains photos by artists and documentarians using alternative strategies for social change, and features images from Debi Cornwall’s recent publication, “Welcome to Camp America”.
Exhibition: Debi Cornwall at Aperture Foundation Gallery
July 13, 2017
The exhibition “On Freedom” at Aperture Foundation Gallery is opens on July 13th, and includes photographs by Debi Cornwall from her series, “Welcome to Camp America”. The exhibition brings together photographic interpretations of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Four Freedoms: freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom from want, and freedom from fear. The show will remain on view through August 17th.
Debi Cornwall's photo series, Welcome to Camp America, will be presented by the Centre de la photographie Genève to be exhibited at Les Rencontres d'Arles from July 3 through September 24. On July 7th, there will be a photo tour of Cornwall's work during La Nuit d'Annèe, during which the festival’s favorite artists and photographers and institutions were given carte blanche—projected in loops on six screens.
Museum Exhibition: Debi Cornwall at BMW Photo Space
June 30, 2017
Debi Cornwall will be exhibiting her series, Welcome to Camp America, at BMW Photo Space of GoEun Museum of Photography in Busan, South Korea. In this series, Cornwall juxtaposes the desolate and haunting air of Guantanamo Bay with the bright colors and rich light of Cuba. Working under constricting military regulations, her photos present a surreal landscape of one of America's most covert operations. The exhibition will be on view from June 30th through August 26th.
artnet news on Debi Cornwall: Welcome to Camp AmericaOctober 23, 2017
Artnet News named Debi Cornwall: Welcome to Camp America on of their Editor’s Picks: 15 Things You Should See in New York This Week. The opening reception is October 26th from 6 to 8pm and her panel discussion will be held on October 28th from 2:30 to 5pm. Be sure to RSVP to the panel here: https://ccrjustice.org/civicrm/event/register?id=574&reset=1.
GUP Magazine reviews Debi Cornwall's recent publication, Welcome to Camp America, commenting on the skillful way Cornwall juxtaposes the colorful Cuban landscape, the odd gift shop items of Guantanamo Bay and the portrait series of former Guantamo Bay detainees.