Among the cultural lenses that condition our contemporary view, my work accesses particularly the vision of science and technology, with its questions on the nature of the real. It explores the interconnected effects of human influence on earth’s physical systems, our exploding signature on the environment.
Deborah Cornell’s works in printmaking, installation, and interactive video have been exhibited both nationally and internationally. In 2015 she was awarded the 2015 Krakow Print Triennial’s Grand Prix, and also the rarely given Grand Prix D’Honneur for her contributions to the discipline of print, awarded by international jury. Other honors include a Bunting Fellowship from Harvard, Grand Prize in the International Digital Competition of the Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, and residencies at Franz Masereel Center Belgium and Proyecto ACE Buenos Aires.
Recent solo presentations include Contemporary Art Museum, Hangzhou; Zayed University, Dubai; Fass Gallery, Sabanci University, Istanbul; Monash University, Melbourne; University of Dundee, Scotland; Los Angles Center for Digital Arts; Hafnarfjorder Museum, Iceland; Kala Institute, San Francisco; Simon Fraser University, Vancouver; and Bangor University Art Museum, Maine. Collections include Yinchuan Art Museum, Sakimi Art Museum, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Purdue University Museums, Museum of the RISD, and the Boston Public Library.