Arien Wilkerson is a choreographer, and multi-disciplinary artist working with movement, video, and installation based in Hartford, CT. As the Artist-in-Residence here at SPACE he will be performing his latest work EQUATORS this coming Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 12th- 14th. This performance explores environmental injustice and its link to racial injustice.
On Saturday the 25th of August, 2018, the New York City-based dystopian pop band JOBS will return to Portland bearing the gift of new music, in the form of their new record Log On For The Free Chance To Log On For Free, and new member (!) Jessica Pavone on viola. JOBS is a band that plays with ferocious intensity and precision, weaving many disparate styles into their long-form compositions,...
Anthony Bowers is an artist and educator working across media in painting, sculpture, and installation. His work, The Water is Warm, is currently displayed in the SPACE window. I was lucky enough to sit down and speak with him about the depth of his art from everything to his teaching career to the meaning and purpose of his own work.
Our artist in residence, Mitch Mccabe is an educator and an award winning-filmmaker. Her short films Playing the Part, September 5:10pm, Highway 403, Mile 39, and To Who It May Concern have screened at Sundance, New Directors/New Film and New York Film Festival. She found some time to sit down with our intern Cassie to chat about her work, old and new, feminism, and family. My favorite part...
Chad and I met as he geared up to open his show La vie en Rose at SPACE that same day. As we dove into our conversation about art in front of the neon-lights of his exhibit, we touched upon his hopes to offer transcendence, pleasure and pain to the beholders of his exhibit.
Jonathan Toubin is a man of many records, traveling all over the world with crates of 45s spreading the power of great soul music through his own dance revolution. There’s a reason Rolling Stone has labeled him “the most liked man in the soul music scene”. He knows the music of the 50s and 60s like no other, and he uses it make entire rooms groove. Leading up to his return to SPACE this...