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                               Cynthia Mulcahy is a Dallas-based conceptual artist and independent curator whose intermedia works range from large-scale

                                      public interventions to small quiet gestures. Be it a community square dance, farming as street theater or an evening of

                                      musical performances to recognize a public city park's forgotten history, her participatory public artworks place emphasis on

                                      the history of place and traditions while often also functioning as temporarily appropriated spaces for social interaction. In like

                                      manner, Mulcahy’s interrelated practice of platforming the work of others through organizing/curating exhibitions has focused

                                      on pressing contemporary subjects such as modern warfare and American militarism.

                                                                       

                                      Recent projects include Performance as Gesture: Songs for a City Park (Japanese Garden, Kidd Springs Park, Dallas, 2015);

                                      Engines of War, an exhibition that examined the United States wars in Iraq and Afghanistan co-curated with Charles Dee Mitchell

                                      (NYC, 2013); Seventeen Hundred Seeds, a site-specific collaboration with Robert Hamilton in a vacant city block (Dallas, 2012);

                                      and Square Dance: A Community Project, co-curated with Leila Grothe at the Trinity River Audubon Center (Dallas, 2011). Square

                                      Dance proposed social engagement as art in the form of an outdoor seasonal community dance and was funded in part by an

                                      Idea Fund Grant from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. Reviews of Mulcahy's work have met critical acclaim

                                      appearing in The Dallas Morning News, D Magazine, The New York Times, The New Yorker and New York Magazine.

 


                             

             Contact Info
             
Cynthia Mulcahy
                  cymulcahy@gmail.com
                  214 948 9595
                  www.mulcahymodern.com