Interdisciplinary artists Dawn Kasper (NY), Jibade-Khalil Huffman (LA), and Lucy Yim (Portland) discuss formal and conceptual influences across their complex practices in performance, dance, writing, visual art, and poetry. With Erin Boberg Doughton, Performing Arts Program Director, PICA.

This conversation is part of the TBA Festival Flight: Local Legacies & Landscapes2015 marks 20 years of PICA. Join us to reflect on our current context, and shifts in the local landscape, with a focus on how to continue nurturing thought-provoking contemporary art in Portland and ensure that our artists thrive.

About TBA Conversations: A series of engaging daily discussions, lectures, and gallery talks with visiting and local artists, curators, scholars, and community leaders. TBA Conversations put artists and audiences in direct dialogue, combining live interviews with audience Q&A, to offer unique perspectives on festival performances and exhibitions. Conversations with TBA artists take place daily, 12:30-1:30 PM at PICA, unless otherwise noted. For 12:30 chats, bring a lunch and join us at noon on our rooftop deck for cold drinks, fresh air, and great company! All conversations are free and open to the public.