Past Exhibitions

E.g., 2018/07/16
E.g., 2018/07/16

Portland Outright Window Takeover for PRIDE Portland | 6.10.18–6.16.18

Designed by Portland Outright artists/organizers, this window installation honors the legacy of LGBTQ+ youth organizing. It highlights historic examples of direct action artwork, combined with pieces by Outright members who use arts-based community organizing to connect with each other across systems while working towards justice and liberation. From Stonewall to ACT UP, from the streets of... MORE
Window

Vik Muniz: Diaspora Cloud | 6.6.18–7.4.18

SPACE is proud to raise artist Vik Muniz ’s Pledges of Allegiance flag, Diaspora Cloud as part of Creative Time's Pledges of Allegiance project.  Muniz’s Diaspora Cloud features a cloud floating against a blue background, evoking a geographically and temporally dispersed public that nevertheless share a similar viewpoint. The flag cleverly cites Clouds, his Creative Time... MORE
Off-site

Dafna Maimon & Ethan Hayes-Chute - Camp Solong: Almost Season | 6.1.18–6.23.18

SPACE is excited to present an exhibition of Camp Solong, an ongoing collaborative project by Dafna Maimon & Ethan Hayes-Chute. Camp Solong is a psychic reconfiguration of the American summer camp, a staple of childhood and adolescence, and often rites of passage. Rather than traditional outdoor pursuits though, this camp’s activities, which include Emotional Trashbinning and Solo Time-... MORE
Annex

Ahmet Ögüt: Pledges of Allegiance | 5.16.18–6.5.18

  SPACE is proud to raise artist Ahmet Ögüt's flag, If  You'd Like to See This Flag in Colors, Burn it (In Memory of Marinus Boezem), (2018) as part of Creative Time's Pledges of Allegiance project.  The flag is inspired by Dutch visual artist Marinus Boezem’s postcard-size photograph titled If you’d like to see this photo in colors, burn it (1967-1969). It will be... MORE
Off-site

Justin Levesque - The Friction Coefficient of Ice Against Various Materials | 4.28.18–6.1.18

SPACE is pleased to present, The Friction Coefficient of Ice Against Various Materials, a new window installation by Portland-based artist, Justin Levesque. The Friction Coefficient of Ice Against Various Materials responds to Levesque's participation in The Arctic Circle artist residency and is a product of an interdisciplinary practice. Images of the Arctic Ocean, glaciers, icebergs and blue... MORE
Window

LaToya Ruby Frazier: Pledges of Allegiance | 4.25.18–5.16.18

SPACE is proud to raise artist LaToya Ruby Frazier's flag, FLINT, 1,462 Days and Counting Man-Made Water Crisis (2018) as part of Creative Time's Pledges of Allegiance project.  LaToya Ruby Frazier asks for justice for the communities in Flint, Michigan, with a flag that reminds us of the number of days residents have been living without water as of April 25th, 2018. The... MORE
Annex

Rirkrit Tiravanija: Pledges of Allegiance | 4.4.18–4.24.18

SPACE is proud to raise artist Rirkrit Tiravanija’s flag, Untitled 2017 (fear eats the soul) (white flag) as part of Creative Time's Pledges of Allegiance project.  ​The message of Rirkrit Tiravanija’s flag is a reference to German filmmaker Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s film Ali: Fear Eats the Soul, the English translation of ‘Angst essen Seele auf’. The film first appeared in... MORE
Off-site

Sandra Erbacher - Geometry of Oppression | 3.16.18–5.12.18

Sandra Erbacher’s most recent work explores the parallels between bureaucracy and fascism via the appropriation and juxtaposition of text and diagrams from office furniture archives, images, fascist architecture and fashion, and the history of Nazi Germany. Shared formal characteristics between juxtaposed sets of images are emphasized, in order to allude to detached efficiency, rational... MORE
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Tyler Ryan - COSMIC LAG (ongoing) | 3.16.18–4.20.18

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Window

Trevor Paglen: Weeping Angel | 3.14.18–4.4.18

SPACE is proud to raise artist Trevor Paglen​’s flag, Weeping Angel as part of Creative Time's Pledges of Allegiance project.  ​Paglen’s flag features a weeping angel surrounded by code. Weeping Angel is the name for a hacking tool that the CIA reportedly developed to spy on citizens, in which internet-connected TVs would be retooled to be in a fake “off” mode but covertly send... MORE
Off-site