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September 21 and 22


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September 21 and 22, 2019

Jan Adriaans, Swarming Chants, Swanson Russell Building, 1202 P Street, 11am to 7pm

Brian Black and Ryan Bulis, Sound Collection Helmets, performance on P Street

Michael Bouchet, Almost Every City in the World, 12th Street and P Street

Olaf Breuning, Home 2, 11th Street and P Street

Robert Ladislas Derr, Dribble on P Street with Park Middle School, Centennial Mall, P Street, September 21, 1:30pm

Ayana Evans, I Want Some Sugar On My Sh**, 1040 P Street

Kate Gilmore, Buster, 8th Street and P Street

Ben Glas, Music For x Spatial Interactions (Relational Music), The Stack, 1222 P Street, 11am to 7pm

Piero Golia, EMOTIONAL, SPECTACULAR, BLOCKBUSTER!, Centennial Mall, P Street, September 22, 3pm

Dan Graham, Rock My Religion, 11th Street and P Street

Yolande Harris, Melt Me Into The Ocean: Whale Walk, Embassy Suites, 1040 P Street, 1pm to 6pm

MacKayla Kelsey, Skink-o-morpha!, Canopy Street and P Street, 10am to 3pm

Gamze Konca, P’34, find the QR code on shop windows and directories on P Street

Surasi Kusolwong, According to what John Cage via Nirvana can do, Tavern on the Square (816 P Street), Starbucks (1201 P Street), The Coffee House (1324 P Street), Southwest Pit BBQ (1601 P Street), and Green Flash Brewhouse and Eatery (1630 P Street), musical group Multidimensional Cowboy plays at Tavern on the Square, September 22, 1pm

Esther Neff, Exchanging Appearances, performance on P Street

Paul Pinto, Anyone’s Story, to participate, see the instructions: www.pfpinto.com/anyone, 7th Street and P Street, September 21, 6pm

Bernhard Schreiner, Another Space, Wells Fargo Center, 1248 O Street at P Street, 11am to 7pm

Michael Snow, Solar Breath (Northern Caryatids), Embassy Suites, 1040 P Street

Stelarc, Elapsed Horizon, Enhanced Assumption, Olsson Building, 601 P Street, 11am to 7pm

Annika Ström, Oh, I want so much to do a piece of public art work here, University Square Parking Garage, 14th Street and P Street

Camille Voyenne with Yann Slama, Gospel for the present time, Centennial Mall, P Street, September 22, 5pm

Erwin Wurm, Word Sculptures, Lincoln Station, Visitors Center, 201 N 7th Street at P Street

YS Collective (Katie Marya, Hilary Wiese, Holly R. Craig, César A. García, and Luis Othoniel Rosa), A Yellow Silence, Centennial Mall, P Street, 10am to 5pm, September 21, 8pm to 10pm

Sung-hoon Yu, Images at home, Canopy Street and P Street


Jan Adriaans, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Brian Black and Ryan Bulis, San Diego, California

Michael Bouchet, Frankfurt, Germany

Olaf Breuning, Kerhonkson, New York

Robert Ladislas Derr, Columbus, Ohio/Lincoln, Nebraska

Ayana Evans, New York, New York/Chicago, Illinois

Kate Gilmore, New York, New York

Ben Glas, Portland, Oregon

Piero Golia, Los Angeles, California

Dan Graham, New York, New York

Yolande Harris, Santa Cruz, California

MacKayla Kelsey, Lincoln, Nebraska

Gamze Konca, Istanbul, Turkey

Surasi Kusolwong, Bangkok, Thailand

Esther Neff, St. Louis, Missouri

Paul Pinto, Jersey City, New Jersey

Bernhard Schreiner, Frankfurt, Germany

Michael Snow, Toronto, Canada

Stelarc, Melbourne, Australia

Annika Ström, London, United Kingdom

Camille Voyenne with Yann Slama, Saint-Junien, France

Erwin Wurm, Limberg, Austria

YS Collective(Katie Marya, Hilary Wiese, Holly R. Craig, César A. García, and Luis Othoniel Rosa), Lincoln, Nebraska

Sung-hoon Yu, Incheon, South Korea

Open Call


Everything we know about the world we know from mass media. With latest information technology such as the World Wide Web, the world has changed dramatically and shrunk to the size of a screen. We can walk the streets of Lincoln, Nebraska via Google Earth and connect with anyone who is online.

For more than two decades, the term global has meant a social shift from politics to economics. German sociologist Ulrich Beck has called this global transformation “Second Modernity,” where both political and cultural life is overshadowed by the dominance of the markets.

Today, we must realize that global is a construct that has developed in parallel with its technological presence and visual representation. And we also need to be aware that the creators of this technology are the creators of this world. These dominant strings do actually influence the sound of the world, not only due to the ignorance of the entirety of the living world, but also because the number of strings is limited.

Global Frequencies calls for strings and voices to expand the sound of the world. The audible rather than the visible can create immediate situations and communities. Public speaking, public noise, public debate – we re-enter the confusion of the languages and the debate and discourse of the ancient agora. In recent years, along with a critical examination of neoliberalism in culture, artists have found new forms of writing and speaking, while performance, installation and theater are at the forefront of contemporary art.

Global Frequencies will reflect the global with voices and sounds of the world. All forms and media are welcome, from the human body to the art object, from video to installation, from performance to painting – the only likely restriction is the sound quality of the works.

Open to individuals and groups of all disciplines. Please download our document that details how to apply.

Application Deadline April 6, 2019, 11:59pm CST


Lincoln, Nebraska's first placemaking festival of contemporary art on September 21 and 22, 2019 on P Street from 17 Street to Canopy Street. Produced and directed by Robert Ladislas Derr, curated by Matthias Ulrich, in cooperation with the City of Lincoln.

Robert Ladislas Derr is a visual artist known for performances from live to intervention and multimedia installations, which have been presented around the world. He has organized many events and exhibitions such as William Pope.L’s The Black Factory at the Wexner Center for the Arts.

Matthias Ulrich has been a curator with the Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt since 2004. He has perspicaciously produced a bounty of exhibitions from the serious to playful. In Playing the City I, II, and III, he revealed to us that the social plays a central role in the discourse of art exhibitions.

Special Thanks
Ross Felton, Ground Support
Lori Thomas, Ground Support
Collin Rasmussen, Logo & Poster Design
Lynn Derr, Website & Social Media

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In cooperation with and sponsored by the City of Lincoln with generous support also provided by the Downtown Lincoln Association, Lincoln Parks & Recreation, Woods Charitable Fund, John C. & Catherine S. Angle Charitable Trust, Nebraska Arts Council, Lincoln Community Foundation, Pearle Francis Finigan Foundation, Lincoln Journal Star, Embassy Suites, Green Flash Brewhouse and Eatery, Jake's Cigars & Spirits, Raising Cane's, Toppers Pizza, The Coffee House, Southwest Pit BBQ, Tavern on the Square, Fresh Healthy Café, Centrix Solutions, a Q2 Company, Starbucks, Which Wich, and numerous local partners.



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