“Cleft”, at Project Project

September 14th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

South Omaha’s Project Project was a natural choice for the artists, James Bockelman and Michael Ian Larsen. It’s like a sandbox with its plywood walls, exposed rafters, and flexible owners. No strangers to experimentation—the space has gone as far as letting artists plant an indoor forest.

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‘light’ on Display at Kaneko

December 30th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

“One of the things that we really sought to do with light is dial it back to a time when light was really mystifying and almost spiritual in nature,” said Chris Hochstetler, Kaneko’s Executive Director. “We very much take for granted now the ability to walk in a room and flip on a switch and just have light, and yet, there are still societies on the planet that are completely shut down at night time when darkness arises, and they can do nothing. It harkens back to a time when societies almost worshipped light, and almost every major religion has connotations of light running through it. There’s a certain type of mysticism around light that I feel like we’ve lost a little bit, and part of our effort was to bring that back to people.”

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‘Lines Forming’ at Darger HQ

November 10th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—This Friday at Darger HQ gallery on Vinton Street, Lines Forming, a collaborative exhibition by local artist Angie Seykora and DC based artist Ying Zhu will open to the public. Seykora and Zhu both work in three dimensions—sculpture. But their work is constructed from everyday objects—plastics, glass, fabric and hardware.

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Open House/Open Studios: Behind-the-Scenes at the Bemis

July 18th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

“Open Studios is an opportunity two fold, not only for the public to kind of see the behind the scenes of how a residency works… but it’s also an opportunity for the artists to put work out in front of the public and get feedback,” said Kranker, Residency Program Manager at the Bemis.

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