We request the honour of your presence to witness the return of an extraordinary exposition of biological and medical exploration entitled:
Corpus Illuminata II ~ An Anatomic Interpretation
(Artists, presenters, collectors and merchants...see below for participation details)
Hosted at the Tangent Gallery, located at SevenFifteen East Milwaukee in Detroit, this event will consist of one part exhibition of anatomic-inspired artwork, one part showcase of medical antiquities and one part academia of accredited presentations.
The exhibition portion will feature various artistic explorations from artists local and across the nation. Within the museum portion, collectors of Victorian-era medical instruments, quackery and oddities will showcase their cherished pieces ranging from surgical to mortuary. On stage, various speakers will present and discuss a variety of topics that include human anatomy, psychology, and other intriguing subject matters. Video installations within the venue will be feature films and videos ranging from historical medical experimentations, human autopsies, artistic interpretations and more.
This year's additions include a bazaar for the sales and trading of antiquities and related merchandise.
The opening gala begins at Six in the Evening until Midnight on the Tenth of August with a continuation on the Eleventh. All ages are welcome, however discretion must be advised due to graphic medical content. Those under Eighteen Years must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Admission is Ten Dollars or Five Dollars with valid student identification. Children Twelve Years and under are admitted free.
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ATTENTION COLLECTORS AND FANS OF ANATOMIC/MEDICAL/
BIOLOGICAL ANTIQUITIES AND ODDITIES!!!
If you have medical related antiques, oddites and/or non-art merchandise, we welcome you to participate in the Corpus Illuminata Bazaar! There are NO FEES and NO COMMISSIONS taken, however all merchants must honor a ticket given to each paying patron for $5 off their purchase of $25 or more to help encourage sales. This ticket is one-time use per customer per single purchase at any single booth.
Have items to sell but cannot maintain a space? We can feature and sell them for you in our consignment store!
Not interested in selling? We welcome your collected pieces with great care in our museum section where themed displays will be created with the collective help of others like yourself.
If interested in participating, please send for review details of your merchandise and any JPGs to "info at corpusilluminata dot org". Space is very limited so only RSVP if you are definitely able to attend both days of the event from 6pm until midnight. Further specifications, such as load-in times, will be sent to those who RSVP their space. We also welcome your questions to help alleviate any concerns you may have. Thank you for your interest.