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LECTURE: Jibade-Khalil Huffman

Co-presented by PICA and PNCA's MFA in Visual Studies

PICA and Pacific Northwest College of Art’s MFA in Visual Studies present a public lecture by…

PNCA: Shipley/Collins Mediatheque
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The Festival Model: International Perspectives

TBA Conversation with Sara Krajewski

Leading curators discuss the festival format as a uniquely relevant platform for global contemporary art, performance,…

PICA at West End
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Dance/Vogue/Live: A Runway Workshop

With Isaiah Esquire and David (Dee) Yu

Join PDX stand out performer Isaiah “Esquire” Tillman and Vogue dancer David (Dee) Yu as they…

New Expressive Works
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All Drag is Faux Drag and Faux Drag is REAL

Drag Performance Workshop with Fauxnique

The Bay Area’s legendary boundary-breaker Fauxnique (the drag queen alter-ego of artist/choreographer/dancer Monique Jenkinson) leads an…

New Expressive Works
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TBA Conversation: Okwui Okpokwasili

With Angela Mattox

TBA artist Okwui Okpokwasili reflects on her TBA solo performance, Bronx Gothic, and its personal inflections. With…

PICA at West End
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Lecture: Sampada Aranke

A Very Brief History of 1970's Black Conceptual Performance

In this politically and artistically timely presentation, Sampada Aranke (Asst. Professor of History and Theory of…

PICA at West End
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Gloves Off

on Black contemporary/experimental/abstract arts and audiences

Conceived by Portland artists Sharita Towne and keyon gaskin, in collaboration with BCC: BrownHall (Black Creative…

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Field Guide: keyon gaskin

with Guest Faculty Sampada Aranke

PICA’s signature public engagement program continues to cross disciplines and explore new thematic territory with five…

Bodyvox Dance Center
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Kinetic Makeover Session

Workshop with Milka Djordjevich

Los Angeles-based choreographer Milka Djordjevich asks us to abandon ‘neutrality’ and uncover our bodies’ ingrained knowledge…

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TBA Conversation: Lars Jan

With Robert Quillen Camp

Interdisciplinary performance artist Lars Jan shares insight into his TBA performance, The Institute of Memory (TIMe),…

PICA at West End
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TBA Conversation: Holcombe Waller

with PICA's Roya Amirsoleymani and Guest Choir Participants

Holcombe Waller sheds light on the development of Requiem Mass: LGBT / Working Title, including aesthetic…

PICA at West End
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Field Guide: Lucy Yim

With Guest Faculty Tonya Lockyer

PICA’s signature public engagement program continues to cross disciplines and explore new thematic territory with five…

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)
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Workshop Workshop

Workshop with Dawn Kasper

Interdisciplinary artist Dawn Kasper (Whitney Biennial 2012) leads an interactive performance workshop exploring our physical and…

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TBA Conversation: Alessandro Sciarroni

With Linda K. Johnson

Interdisciplinary artist and choreographer Alessandro Sciarroni sheds light on FOLK-S, Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?,…

PICA at West End
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I WILL BE THERE WHEN YOU DIE

Workshop with Alessandro Sciarroni

We will focus on the performer’s presence in space when light (natural or artificial) designs or…

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TBA Conversation: Radhouane El Meddeb

With Angela Mattox

Franco-Tunisian choreographer Radhouane El Meddeb illuminates cultural, historical, and aesthetic influences including complex explorations of gender,…

PICA at West End
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Lecture: Marc Bamuthi Joseph

A Seeker's Guide to Black Joy

In this provocative performative lecture, renowned artist, curator, and educator Marc Bamuthi Joseph uses poem and…

PICA at West End
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Field Guide: Amy O’Neal

With Guest Faculty Omar Willey

PICA’s signature public engagement program continues to cross disciplines and explore new thematic territory with five…

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Accident Preparedness

Workshop with Michelle Ellsworth

In this workshop, we will create short, original solo performance works with built-in coping mechanisms for…

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TBA Conversation: Philippe Quesne

With Kate Bredeson

Philippe Quesne shares the unique artistic vision of innovative theatre lab Vivarium Studios and their TBA…

PICA at West End
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Field Guide: Radhouane El Meddeb

with Guest Faculty Keith Hennessy

PICA’s signature public engagement program continues to cross disciplines and explore new thematic territory with five…

Portland Art Museum
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Writing with the Set

Workshop with Philippe Quesne

Philippe Quesne and Vivarium Studios creates a technical theatre lab that modifies genre conventions to generate…

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Know Your City History Tour

PICA and Portland, 1995-Present

Join PICA and Know Your City as we look back on PICA’s 20-year history through a…

PICA at West End
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TBA Conversation: Dana Michel

With Lisa Jarrett

Dana Michel discusses complex performance work Yellow Towel and its explorations of race, gender, body politics,…

PICA at West End
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Changing Cities: An Arts & Culture Outlook

Panel with Ethan Seltzer and Guests

In light of rapid economic development in West Coast cities, how are local artists and cultural…

PICA at West End
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Field Guide: Dana Michel

With Guest Faculty Lisa Jarrett

PICA’s signature public engagement program continues to cross disciplines and explore new thematic territory with five…

Bodyvox Dance Center: Studio
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History and Basics of Breaking

Workshop with Fever One

Born from Bronx street gang culture in the 1970′s, Breaking became a worldwide dance style by…

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