Nearly every seat was full at Hannaford Hall this past Saturday night. John Biewen and Chenjerai Kumanyika, the creator and contributor to the Scene on Radio podcast series “Seeing White” came and re-enacted Episode 36 “That’s Not Us, So we’re Clean (Seeing White, Part 6.) The episode considers the differences between Northern and Southern expressions of racism. An energized audience responded...
by Kelsey Halliday Johnson, Executive Director We’re proud and thrilled to sharing our dynamic new rebrand today. SPACE has been so lucky to work with the designer Matt Poor on this crucial shift. Now Portland-based, Poor’s extensive experience in branding and design started with 17 years working in New York including projects with cultural institutions like Jazz at Lincoln Center and the...
by Julia Whyel Hope Rovelto is a woman, artist, business owner, educator, and great wedding dancer in Portland, Maine. Her screen printing business Little Chair Printing is based in SPACE Studios and is currently printing all of SPACE's new apparel.
My name is Nyanen Deng and as the Events Programming Intern at SPACE, I’ve had the tremendous gift of spending time with Okwui Okpokwasili and hearing her speak about her performance Bronx Gothic. She has gently yet ardently brought me to and from the places that scare me in this incredible re-imagining of black female adolescence. Here we exchange a few words about embodying a black/brown...
by Julia Whyel
By Julia Whyel The work of Jeremy Okai Davis holds public and private personas in tension through his use of color, reference to pop culture, celebrity news, autobiography, and history. During his recent Artist-In-Residency at SPACE Gallery he discussed his history of inlfuence and the changing experience of creating. What is the role of an artist in society and how do you fit that role?
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