This past September The Talking Cure opened at the Weisman Art Museum combining the work of New York-based artist Melissa Stern with local artist, UMN faculty member, and 2016-17 Target Studio artist-in-residence, Rebecca Krinke. The Talking Cure features 12 sculptures by Melissa Stern combining found objects, written monologues, and digital recordings into personified archetypes of emotion. In addition to Stern’s sculptures, Rebecca Krinke was commissioned by curator Laura Wertheim Joseph to create an interactive installation allowing visitors to respond directly…
Presented in conjunction with the Weisman Art Museum’s exhibition The Talking Cure, “The Unspoken” is an experimental, interdisciplinary event that brings together scholar Leslie Morris, renowned countertenor Ryland Angel, and visual artist Rebecca Krinke. Attendees will hear excerpts of Morris’s memoir, which reflects on her unexplained coma brought on by learning of her mother’s complicated Holocaust family history, hear the world-premiere performance of Angel’s libretto composition inspired by Morris’s experience, and be invited to contribute to Krinke’s participatory art installation, What Needs to Be Said?.
Register at Z.UMN.EDU/UNSPOKEN
In partnership with: University of Minnesota’s Center for Jewish Studies, Department of Art History, Department of German, Scandinavian and Dutch, the Institute for Advanced Study, and Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies.