WHAT: “Look! Pick. Trim…” music, theater, dance performance by OmniArts nebraska
WHEN: Friday, Jan. 3 at 5:30p.m., with discussion to follow.
WHERE: Sheldon Museum of Art, 12th and R Streets, University of Nebraska–Lincoln City Campus
“Look! Pick. Trim…” is a performance in three parts created by OmniArts nebraska founders Daniel Kubert and Dustin Witte for presentation at the Sheldon Museum of Art, 12th and R streets on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln City Campus. This is an encore performance scheduled to be part of the January First Friday Art Walk. The performance will begin at 5:30p.m. on Friday, January 3rd and is free and open to the public.
Reflecting the museum’s exhibition “Its Surreal Thing: The Temptation of Objects,” the performance consists of three separate parts that relate, respectively, to observing, searching, and collecting.
The first of the three sections, Not Quite Perfect is a musical selection performed by Dustin Witte. The next section is titled TRIM, a theatrical duet performed by Witte and Daniel Kubert, and is based on two novels by Samuel Beckett. It is edited and arranged for performance by Kubert. The last section is a movement piece titled Pierce, performed by Kubert to a rare recording of Gertrude Stein reading from her “The Making of Americans,” and to songs by the elusive musician and poet, Moondog.
Sheldon Museum of Art houses a permanent collection of more than 12,000 objects focusing on transnational American art. Sheldon is open free to the public during regular hours: Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. The museum is closed on Monday. For more information, visit www.sheldonartmuseum.org.