Jun 3, 2016 -
Aug 27, 2016

KANEKO | 1111 Jones St
11 am


The art of storytelling takes as many forms as there are storytellers. From the classic modes of storytelling—the written, drawn, and spoken word— to the captivating movement of film and the art and design of visualizing information in this new world of nearly unlimited data.

As a distinctive human trait, storytelling permeates all aspects of our daily lives. Found in cultures throughout history, storytelling is how we share and create meaning with one another. KANEKO will celebrate the evolutionary, emotional, and creative benefits of this sacred and honored tradition.

Storytelling at KANEKO explores the creative process of storytelling and how design informs both the content and context in which stories are conveyed.

Literature, illustration, cartooning, comics, theatre, dance, folklore, archiving, oral histories, photography, and film are among the forms of storytelling highlighted in this exhibition and its ancillary programs.

Events and Workshops
June 2 – Member First Look

June 3 – Storytelling Exhibition Opening Day

June 16 – Puddin’ & the Grumble: Unpeeled

June 22 – Member’s Only – Picture This Workshop

June 25 – In Your Own Words, a workshop for writers

July 1 – Book Signing with Illustrator Joe Nicholson

July 14 – Great Minds Series with Peter Abrahams

July 21 – Mauro Fiore: Writing with Light

July 23 – tbd. Dance Collective: Meaning in Movement

Aug 4 – Newspaper vs. Television presentation

Aug 12 – MAD About Storytelling, MAD Magazine Panel

Aug 26 – UNO Women’s Archive Project Reception

June 28, July 19, Aug 2 – Professional Development for Poets Workshops

Storytelling Artists & Educators
Joe Nicholson – illustrator
Jen Lambert – author & publisher
Joel Geyer – filmmaker
Mauro Fiore – cinematographer
Mike Edholm – cartoonist
Peter Abrahams – author
Sarah McKinstry Brown – author
Stephen King – author
Steve Tamayo – visual artist & educator
Tammie Kennedy – educator & editor
tbd. Dance Collective – contemporary dance troupe
Therman Statom – visual artist & educator
Todd Duncan  – comic book collector
Rita Paskowitz – storyteller & educator
Becky Boesen – playwright & educator

Storytelling Partners
Bookworm Bookstore
Durham Museum
El Museo Latino
Lied Center for Performing Arts
Nebraska Humane Society
Millard Public Schools
Mutual of Omaha
Nebraska Arts Council
Nebraska Cultural Endowment
Nebraska Folklife Network
Nebraska Writers Collective
Omaha Under the Radar
Robert B. Daugherty Foundation
Sparkwheel Press
The Sherwood Foundation
Union Bank and Trust
UNO English Department
UNO Library System
University of Nebraska Press


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