Anna Craycroft

C'mon Language

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Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA)
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“…community declared itself a medium…”*

Visual Art at TBA:13

This is not an exhibition. “…community declared itself a medium…” is a fragment of a sentence,…

Various Locations
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C’mon Language: Small Talk Group Portrait

Anna Craycroft collaborated with artist Heather Donahue and Reggio teacher Justine Larson on a drawing activity…

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA)

C’mon Language: Richard Taylor

Defeating the Art/Science Divide

Physicist Richard Taylor discusses his research into fractal patterns as a way to bridge our thinking between science and art….

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA)
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C’mon Language: Carlota Ribas and Dean Daderko

Foreign Exchange: Global Markets, Local Worlds

Daderko and Ribas discuss how the exchange of art and ideas, language and commerce play out across local and global contexts….

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA)
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C’mon Language: Ohad Meromi

Flat Dance

Multiple Events

Flat Dance is the discovery of movement communicated between a sculpture and a body. Anna Craycroft…

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA)
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C’mon Language: CT + CR Collective

Come If You Dare

A series of 12-15 mini-presentations and performances, 1-5 minutes apiece, whether funny, sad, tragic, or silly,…

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA)
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C’mon Language: Matt Keegan

Images are Words

Multiple Events

A participatory workshop that will build upon in-class conversation, drawing, and exchange to develop an image-based language….

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA)
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C’mon Language: Kohel Haver

Copyright, Appropriation, and Fair Use

What is mine, what is yours and what is ours to include in our creative conversation….

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA)
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C’mon Language: Isla Leaver-Yap

Open End

Open End will address the act conversation, as well as the ruptures that can occur when the…

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA)
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C’mon Language: Margaret Matthewson

Random Weave

This will be an exercise in the making of a container or woven form, and also…

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA)

C’mon Language: S Loper

Emergent Curriculum: DID YOU SEE THAT?

A workshop designed to introduce synaesthesia as a learned trait referencing exercises used in Montessori school…

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA)
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C’mon Language: Lucy Raven

Shape Notes

A brief exploration into motion capture and shapes of sound. As an introduction, participants will watch…

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA)

C’mon Language: Heather Donahue & Grace Hwang

Emergent Curriculum: Roll, Spin, Flip

Through Roll, Spin, Flip, Heather Donahue and Grace Hwang invite participants to create and respond to…

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA)
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C’mon Language: Claire Barliant

Writing with Constraints

Multiple Events

This workshop is devoted to writing with constraints. The Oulipo, short for Ouvroir de littérature potentielle…

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA)
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C’mon Language: Kate Graham

Graffiti: An Ancient Tradition

A workshop comparing ancient cave paintings, hieroglyphics, and cuneiform text to modern day street art, propaganda, and…

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA)
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C’mon Language: Daniel Granias

Emergent Curriculum: Time and Sequence, Hands and Clay

Three activities will focus on learning through touch as a language, two with clay as a…

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA)
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C’mon Language: Marc Handelman

The Dying Wind / A Ventriloquist's Art / Luminist Silence and the Sublime Noise of Progress

Multiple Events

Marc Handelman’s automated video-lecture The Dying Wind / A Ventriloquist’s Art / Luminist Silence and the Sublime…

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA)

C’mon Language: Gregory Anderson

On the Edge of Extinction: Linguistic Diversity in the 21st century

Many thousands of languages are spoken today across the world. Each language offers a unique perspective,…

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA)
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C’mon Language: Amber Gayle

A lexical exploration of human personality

A workshop exploring the words we use to describe the people we know, as a process…

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA)
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TBA:13 Volunteer Orientation

Multiple Events

Email [email protected] with questions, or sign up directly for our Volunteer email announcements. At PICA, we…

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA)
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C’mon Language: Hannon Welch

Emergent Curriculum: We Need to Talk

This workshop will explore the motive behind the creation of language and the creativity from which…

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA)
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Jamie Isenstein

Will Return

Curated by Stephanie Snyder August 27–October 20, 2013 Tuesday–Sunday, 12-5:00 p.m. Opening Reception: Thursday, September 19,…

Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery at Reed College
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TBA:13

Time-Based Art Festival

For ticketing and travel information visit our TBA program page.  PICA presents the 11th-annual Time-Based Art Festival,…

Various Locations

C’mon Language: A.L. Steiner

F is for FEELING

Emotion: (fr. Latin emovere, from e- (variant of ex-) ‘out’ + movere ’move’; 17th C., mental agitation) a natural instinctive state of mind deriving…

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA)
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C’mon Language: Satya Byock

Exploring the Language of the Unconscious Mind

In this workshop, we will explore some core concepts of the unconscious mind and its reality…

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA)
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Reading is Fundamental

A CRITICAL MASCARA Discussion Group

Multiple Events

A gathering and discussion about queer performance, art, and culture. A casual and curious space for…

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA)
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C’mon Language: Peter Falanga

Emergent Curriculum: What it Takes to Be Sincere

What It Takes to be Sincere is a participatory workshop that asks: Why do we place such…

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA)
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A.L. Steiner

FEELINGS AND HOW TO DESTROY THEM

September 5–October 26, 2013 Every day, 10:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m. A.L. Steiner uses constructions of photography, video,…

PNCA Feldman Gallery + Project Space
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Sue Tompkins

Organized by Chris Johanson, Libby Werbel of PMoMA, and PICA September 5–October 5 Every day, 12-7:00…

Portland Museum of Modern Art
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C’mon Language: Nick Hallett

Songs Without Words, Communication Beyond Language

Multiple Events

A workshop for singers of all levels. Starting with the basics of breathing and then moving…

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA)

Artist Salon: A.L. Steiner

In concert with her TBA:13 exhibition Feelings and How to Destroy Them, A.L Steiner will present an artist talk…

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)
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Alex Mackin Dolan

Cycle, Sun, Limit

September 12-29, 2013 September 12, 9:00 p.m.–late September 13–22, 25–29, Every day, 12–6:30 p.m. Dolan presents a…

Con-Way
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Emily Roysdon

Minor Theatres (wrkshp 1)

Minor Theatres (wrkshp 1) is a project to begin a project. A question of time over…

Con-Way
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Krystal South

Identify Yourself

 http://idyrself.com you can take the art out of the internet, but can you ever take the…

Con-Way
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TBA:13 Opening Night Dinner

7:00 PM Cocktails 8:00 PM Dinner Served Get your first look at our new home for…

Con-Way
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TBA:13 FOOD

Carnival Without Rides

Multiple Events

When you stay up late to catch all of the artists and activity at the Time-Based…

THE WORKS at Con-Way
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The Julie Ruin

Featuring Rock ‘n’ Roll Camp for Girls and School of Rock In 1997, riot grrrl legend…

THE WORKS at Con-Way
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TBA Conversation: The Blow

Performing Pop

TBA Conversations is a daily series of engaging discussions with artists, curators, and TBA audiences. Khaela Maricich…

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA)
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Playwright Andrea Stolowitz

Minor Theatres (wrkshp 1)

Minor Theatres (wrkshp 1) is a project to begin a project. A question of time over…

Con-Way
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Writer Sara Jaffe

Minor Theatres (wrkshp 1)

Minor Theatres (wrkshp 1) is a project to begin a project. A question of time over…

Con-Way
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CAMPO / Pieter Ampe & Guilherme Garrido

Still Standing You

Multiple Events

“To say that this contemporary dance piece is memorable is an understatement: You can’t forget watching two naked…

Portland Center for the Performing Arts (PCPA) Winningstad Theatre
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Lola Arias

El año que nací (The Year I Was Born)

Multiple Events

Spanish with English subtitles “…it shakes you to the core [...] Recommended for all generations –…

Imago Theatre
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Suniti Dernovsek & David Stein / bobbevy

This is how we disappear

Multiple Events

This is how we disappear examines the complexity, frailty, and weight of human relationships in contrast…

Bodyvox Dance Center
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Peter Burr

SPECIAL EFFECT

Video and performance artist Peter Burr presents a live television show featuring 18 short animations from…

THE WORKS at Con-Way
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Workshop: Laura Arrington & Jesse Hewit

FREEDOM PRACTICE

TBA Workshops present an opportunity to learn from Festival artists visiting from around the world. Advance…

Studio 2
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TBA Conversation: Trajal Harrell

Church Bells & High Heels

TBA Conversations is a daily series of engaging discussions with artists, curators, and TBA audiences. Choreographer Trajal…

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA)

Judy Hussie-Taylor

Judson NOW Lecture and Book Launch

An introductory lecture by Judy Hussie-Taylor, curator of Danspace Project’s PLATFORM 2012: Judson NOW, followed by…

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA)
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Paris Is Burning

Co-presented with Northwest Film Center and QDoc. Jennie Livingston’s iconic 1990 documentary explored the voguing and drag ball…

Northwest Film Center Whitsell Auditorium at Portland Art Museum
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Astrologer Rhea Wolf

Minor Theatres (wrkshp 1)

Minor Theatres (wrkshp 1) is a project to begin a project. A question of time over…

Con-Way
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Ecofeminist Jackie Davis

Minor Theatres (wrkshp 1)

Minor Theatres (wrkshp 1) is a project to begin a project. A question of time over…

Con-Way
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Field Guide: Trajal Harrell

With Guest Faculty FRONT

PICA’s new Field Guide program will take off during TBA, offering up new avenues for you…

CoHo Theatre
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Meow Meow & Thomas M. Lauderdale

The Cat's Meow, with the Oregon Symphony

International kamikaze cabaret sensation Meow Meow returns to Portland to take the symphony by storm!…

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall: Portland Center for the Performing Arts

Trajal Harrell

Judson Church is Ringing in Harlem (Made-to-Measure)/Twenty Looks or Paris is Burning at The Judson Church (M2M)

Multiple Events

“Restraint and minimalism can be just as sexy and intriguing as vivacity and flair. Combined, they present a…

Con-Way Blackbox
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Kaj-anne Pepper & Chanticleer Tru

CRITICAL MASCARA: A Post-Realness Drag Ball

With DJ’s Shaun J. Wright and Alinka TWIRL (Chicago) and MIRACLES CLUB (PDX) Queens and kings, outcasts…

THE WORKS at Con-Way
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WORKSHOP: Keith Hennessy

Rigorous Play

TBA Workshops present an opportunity to learn from Festival artists visiting from around the world. Advance…

Studio 2
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TBA Conversation: Mariano Pensotti & Lola Arias

Latin American Performance Theater Now

TBA Conversations is a daily series of engaging discussions with artists, curators, and TBA audiences. Two leading…

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA)
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Astronomer Jan Dabrowski

Minor Theatres (wrkshp 1)

Minor Theatres (wrkshp 1) is a project to begin a project. A question of time over…

Con-Way
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Reading of Guillermo Calderon’s VILLA

Presented by Boom Arts

Translated by William Gregory Directed by Tracy Cameron Francis Dramaturgy by Sarah Rose Leonard Featuring Rebecca…

White Box at the University of Oregon in Portland
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Panel: The Past in the Present

Young Chileans and the Legacy of Pinochet

Co-presented with Boom Arts. How are a new generation of Chileans—including the children of activists targeted…

White Box at the University of Oregon in Portland
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Trajal Harrell

Antigone Jr. / Twenty Looks or Paris is Burning at the Judson Church (Jr.)

“The themes in these works [...] are big and fractious ones. Race, gender, sexuality, all intersecting at…

Con-Way Blackbox
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The Blow

WE PUT IT TOGETHER SO WE COULD TAKE IT APART

Multiple Events

“A true original.” —Pitchfork The Blow returns to TBA in its new collaborative incarnation between founder…

Portland Center for the Performing Arts (PCPA) Winningstad Theatre
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Nick Hallett

Rainbow Passage

Scored for singers and electronics, Rainbow Passage is a multimedia concert based on a popular diagnostic…

THE WORKS at Con-Way
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Like A Villain

Make Well

Make Well has been composed to heal its listeners in parts of their souls left untouched…

THE WORKS at Con-Way
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Choreographer Miguel Gutierrez

Minor Theatres (wrkshp 1)

Minor Theatres (wrkshp 1) is a project to begin a project. A question of time over…

Con-Way
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TBA Conversation: Krystal South

Away from Keyboard

TBA Conversations is a daily series of engaging discussions with artists, curators, and TBA audiences. Portland artist…

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA)
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Choreographer Keith Hennessy

Minor Theatres (wrkshp 1)

Minor Theatres (wrkshp 1) is a project to begin a project. A question of time over…

Con-Way
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Laura Arrington & Jesse Hewit

ADULT

Multiple Events

In ADULT, grown-up friends Laura Arrington and Jesse Hewit exorcise and exhaust their collective fantasies about…

Con-Way Dance Space
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Getting to Know You(Tube)

Crystal Baxley & Stefan Ransom

Co-presented with the Hollywood Theatre Embark on a spiritual journey into the deepest caverns of YouTube’s…

THE WORKS at Con-Way