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7.10.2014 By anne
Artist Adam John Manley has been toiling away in our annex this week installing his show, Staying Put, which opens tomorrow. The exhibition revolves around a floating sculpture, a four-piece dining set that is attached to an articulating float and has been moored in Maine harbors. The work is documented in photographic form and with video footage, as well as a display of the piece itself in the...
6.9.2014 By anne
    Next week, Brooklyn-based artist Katie Bell will be gracing the streets of Portland as she installs her show Face Off. She'll be gathering oodles of home building waste materials and compiling them into an immersive installation in our main space. In eager anticipation of her arrival, we asked Katie some questions about her work...  
6.3.2014 By anne
Have you met our events calendar? You probably have. Our calendar is the most popular piece of collateral that we print. We send about 500 copies to our members and donors, and then another 500 get distributed around our city, waiting to be snatched up by eager passers-by. This thing gets around. We just had a spot open up in our advertising section, and we want you to fill...
4.22.2014 By anne
San Francisco-based artist Jenny Odell culls second-hand imagery from internet sources (namely Google Maps, Youtube, and Craigslist) and re-presents it in collage and video form. The product of this reappropriation is "something like the most candid photo possible... we, and our world of things, are captured in an arbitrary moment by a mechanized camera on a satellite or on top of a car, or by...
3.20.2014 By anne
Based in New York City, Cooper Holoweski is the creator of our current window installation Let Our Love Guide You From This World To The Next and the brain behind Katabasis, a film that's designed to be viewed alongside a live musical score. Katabasis explores themes of death, limbo, and rebirth by navigating the viewer through a digitally constructed fictional wasteland. Cooper was kind...
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