Introduction

corpusilluminata5_flyer_fsmWe request the honor of your presence to witness the return of the 5th annual exposition of biological and medical exploration entitled:

Corpus Illuminata ~ An Anatomic Interpretation

Hosted at the Detroit’s Tangent Gallery, Corpus Illuminata consists of equal parts exhibition, academia and bazaar. The exhibition portion will feature over 90 artistic interpretations from artists local and across the nation. On stage, various speakers will present and discuss a variety of topics of intriguing subject matters. And within the Corpus Bazaar, collectors of medical antiquities, oddities and related handicrafts will present their unique offerings for sale and/or trade.

“Jill Tracy composing inside the Mutter Museum” – Photo by Evi Numen

“Jill Tracy composing inside the Mutter Museum” – Photo by Evi Numen

For 2015, Corpus Illuminata is proud to welcome composer, musician and storyteller JILL TRACY (San Francisco), whose dark seductive music has appeared on CBS, NBC, PBS, numerous independent and feature films, and was used by Showtime as the “Final Requiem” to promote the wildly anticipated last season of Dexter. On Friday August 14th, Jill Tracy will share her intimate experiences with the renowned Mütter Museum in Philadelphia, the nation’s foremost collection of medical oddities, to which she became the first musician in history to receive a grant to compose within the museum itself. Then on Saturday August 15th, she will close the exposition with a rare solo performance within the gallery amidst the anatomic/medical-inspired artwork.

The overall event begins at 6pm until Midnight on the 14th and 15th of August 2015. All ages are welcome, however discretion must be advised due to graphic medical content. Those under 18 Years must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Advance admission is $10 or $15 at the door and children 12 years and under are admitted free.

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We look forward to your attendance.

Corpus Illuminata V ~ An Anatomic Interpretation
Artwork / Antiquities / Lectures / Bazaar

August 14 & 15 2015 – 6pm until Midnight

Tangent Gallery / Hastings St Ballroom
715 E Milwaukee St, Detroit, MI 48202

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