Programs  KINETIC


Jun 16, 2017 -
Oct 14, 2017

KANEKO Presents the Summer Season, KINETIC.

KINETIC at KANEKO explores the art and science of movement and the perception of motion.

KINETIC contemplates the multitude of meaning we ascribe to the vast & ubiquitous concept of movement. Whether an artist’s expressive composition or a scientist’s subject of examination, our world is defined by kinetics – the way our bodies, minds & even the celestial body on which we reside, exist in a perpetual state of motion.

KINETIC hosts a variety of performances, lectures & education to explore the concept of motion through the arts, sciences & beyond.

The KINETIC exhibition will introduce you to legendary and contemporary artists pushing the boundaries of kinetic art. Witness the scale and scope of John Buck’s illustrious career as you delve into the intricacies of his large-scale hand carved sculptures in motion. Move through Blumen Lumen’s garden of interactive flowers and learn about the scientific study of movement with the UNO Department of Biomechanics’ interactive display.

Admission to the gallery is FREE & Open to the Public.

Exhibition Runs: June 16 – October 14, 2017.
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday, 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. & Saturday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Member First Look: KANEKO members are invited to a Member First Look of the KINETIC exhibition, featuring a retrospective of John Buck’s career on June 9th. This event is an exclusive member’s benefit where you will experience KANEKO’s KINETIC exhibition before the general public. Click HERE for more information.

Tuesday Tours: Free tours of the exhibition will be led by KANEKO’s Gallery Manager on Tuesday evenings. Tuesday Tours begin at the KANEKO front desk on the 1st floor of the Atrium at 5:30 p.m. and will finish around 6:30 p.m. Led by the KANEKO Gallery Manager, tours are walk-in or by appointment and will accommodate individuals and groups. All ages are welcome. Click HERE for more information.

KINETIC Artists: Blumen Lumen by FoldHaus, Bruce Shapiro, Deborah Butterfield, George Rickey, John Buck, Larry Sosso, Mark di Suvero, Michael McGinnis, Ralfonso & Tom Sitzman.

KINETIC Collaborators: Anne Pagel, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands, Boys & Girls Club of the Midlands, Flatwater Folk Art Museum, Cassia Kite, Connect Gallery, Creighton University, Dr. Nick Stergiou, Dr. Shane Farritor, Edem Soul Music, Gallery 72, George Neubert, Graham Ulicny, HDR Inc., Kinetic Art Organization, Omaha Under the Radar, RDG Planning & Design, Sheldon Museum of Art, Stanzi Vaubel, Studio Fackler, tbd. Dance Collective, University of Nebraska at Omaha Department of Biomechanics & Vijay Olander.

KINETIC Sponsors: Presenting sponsors for KINETIC are Polina & Bob Schlott. Other contributing sponsors are: Suzanne & Walter Scott Foundation, Valmont Industries, Claire M. Hubbard Foundation, Kathy & Mark LeBaron, University of Nebraska at Omaha Department of Biomechanics, ARC Document Solutions, Google, Sheldon Museum of Art, Karen & J. Robert Duncan, John Krecek & Custom Realty LLC, Kinghorn Gardens & Virtual Incision Corporation. Special thanks to the Nebraska Cultural Endowment, Humanities Nebraska & Nebraska Arts Council.

Programming for KINETIC Season:
June 5 – Piet Oudolf Film Screening & Discussion – LECTURE

June 9 – KINETIC Member First Look – EXHIBITION

June 16 – KINETIC Public Opening – EXHIBITION

June 22 & 24 – feedback Reading & Workshop – EDUCATION

June 24 – Summer Starts and Healing Arts: Another HALO Production – LECTURE

June 30 – Indeterminacy Festival with Stanzi Vaubel – PERFORMANCE

July 7 – Omaha Under the Radar Soundry Workshop Showcase – PERFORMANCE

July 8 – Omaha Under the Radar + Soundstitching – PERFORMANCE

July 22 – Yoga Retreat with Ilona Holland – WORKSHOP

July 25 & 26 – UNO Code Crush – EDUCATION

August 3 – Great Minds Series with Dr. Nick Stergiou – LECTURE

August 11 – African Body, Soul & Movement – PERFORMANCE

August 12 – Yoga Retreat with Ilona Holland – WORKSHOP

August 17 – Graham Ulicny: Light & Sound – PERFORMANCE

August 26 – BarCamp Omaha Conference – WORKSHOP

August 31 – Generator Series Concert – PERFORMANCE

September 7 – Great Minds Series with Dr. Shane Farritor – LECTURE

September 22 – KANEKO Open Space Soiree – FUNDRAISING GALA

October 7 – tbd. Dance Collective Presents: Form – PERFORMANCE

October 14 – KINETIC Closing – EXHIBITION

October 19 & 21 – feedback Reading & Workshop – EDUCATION

Summer Camps:
Video Game Design: Minecraft Edition // May 30 – June 2
Architecture Design Camp #1 // June 5 – 8
Architecture Design Camp #2 // June 12 – 15
3D Design & Fabrication Camp #1 // June 19 – 22
3D Design & Fabrication Camp #2 // June 26 – 29
Omaha Under the Radar’s Soundry Explore & Soundry Create Workshops // July 5 – 8
Architecture Design Camp #3 // July 10 – 13
Perplexus Design Camp // July 24 – 27
Video Game Design Camp // July 31 – August 3


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