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ART + ECOLOGY UNITE

Panel Discussion and Happy Hour with Portland Ecologists Unite

January 16, 2013 5:30-7:30 PM PICA (415 SW 10th Ave, Suite 300)  FREE Wine and refreshments…

PICA at West End
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Workshop: Nacera Belaza

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

New Expressive Works
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Field Guide: Miguel Gutierrez

With Guest Faculty Tonya Lockyer

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DATE FROM GUIDEBOOK TO SEPTEMBER 21, 5:00 PM PICA’s new Field Guide program will…

Hampton Opera Center
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Workshop: Miguel Gutierrez

Sensewalk

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

New Expressive Works
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Field Guide: Bouchra Ouizguen

With Guest Faculty Keith Hennessy

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

New Expressive Works
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Workshop: Luke George

EVERYTHING ALL THE TIME

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

New Expressive Works
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TBA Conversation: Ieva Miseviciute

TBA Conversations is a daily series of engaging discussions with artists, curators, and TBA audiences. Disjecta Curator-in-Residence…

PICA at West End
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Workshop: K.J. Holmes

The Athletics of Intimacy

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

New Expressive Works
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Movement (R)evolution Africa

A documentary on nine choreographers from Africa challenging stale stereotypes of the continent….

Living Room Theater
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Field Guide: Laura Arrington & Jesse Hewit

With Guest Faculty Zoe Scofield

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

CoHo Theatre
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TBA Conversation: Jamie Isenstein

The Artist is Present: Jamie Isenstein, in conversation with Stephanie Snyder

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

PICA at West End
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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…

PICA at West End
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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…

University of Oregon in Portland: White Box
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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…

University of Oregon in Portland: White Box
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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…

PICA at West End
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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…

New Expressive Works
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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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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: Portland Art Museum, Whitsell Auditorium

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…

PICA at West End
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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…

PICA at West End
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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…

New Expressive Works
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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…

PICA at West End

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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Reading is Fundamental

A CRITICAL MASCARA Discussion Group

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

PICA at West End
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Field Guide: Dance

Every body is the material*

In this second iteration of PICA’s new Field Guide program, we will explore, experience, and discuss…

New Expressive Works
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Fish Skin Lantern Workshop

As a performing artist, Emily Johnson makes contemporary performance works that are infused with her experiences…

PSU: Art Building, Room 250
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Keith Hennessy Talk

Symposium Closing Remarks

Bay Area choreographer and performance artist Keith Hennessy—whose project Turbulence (a dance about the economy) was the subject…

Bodyvox Dance Center
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Upending Meaning Panel

Rereading and Reframing Cultural Specificity

Local and regional contemporary artists discuss and contend with culturally specific readings of their work….

PICA at West End
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Jacqueline Shea Murphy Lecture

Transformative Moves: Indigenous Epistemologies in Indigenous Contemporary Dance

Dance scholar Jacqueline Shea Murphy discusses Indigenous Contemporary Dance as a genre, and outlines some of…

PICA at West End
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Field Guide: Dance

Getting Over Getting It

What assumptions do we bring with us when we attend a performance? How do artists and…

Bodyvox Dance Center: Studio
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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….

PICA at West End

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….

PICA at West End

Emily Johnson Workshop

Awareness, Environment, and Impulse

Encouraging a heightened senses of awareness, this workshop will generate movement through listening, sensing, and shifting focus. …

NAYA
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How Do You Mean? Culture in Translation

PICA Symposium

An interdisciplinary weekend of art, performance, and conversations, investigating the complexity of constructing and communicating culture in contemporary art…

Various Locations
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Richard Jackson Lecture

PSU MFA Studio Lecture Series

Based in Los Angeles since the early 1970s, Jackson has expanded the definition and practice of…

PSU: Shattuck Hall Annex
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Open Engagement

Final Panel Discussion

Open Engagement is an international conference organized by PSU’s Art & Social Practice program, expanding the dialogue around socially engaged art making….

PICA at West End

Jeremy Wade Workshop

Articulating Disorientation

An improvisational dance workshop, exploring the classic paradox of formal training versus performed failure….

PICA at West End

Anna Craycroft Lecture

PSU MFA Studio Lecture Series

Through research and interdisciplinary collaboration, Craycroft explores how definitions of the “individual” prescribe the structure of our institutions and how the mechanics of an institution inscribe the persons within….

PSU: Shattuck Hall Annex

Brian Bress Lecture

PSU MFA Studio Lecture Series

Brian Bress is a Los Angeles-based artist working with video, photo, and rich allusion….

PSU: Shattuck Hall Annex

Lecture on Trisha Brown

Professor Susan Rosenberg

New York-based art historian Susan Rosenberg will lecture on the connections between Brown’s choreography and her visual art practice….

PICA at West End

Stanya Kahn Lecture

PSU MFA Studio Lecture Series

Kahn is an interdisciplinary artist whose hybrid practice is infused with pop vernacular, documentary tropes, comedy, and experimental film….

PSU: Shattuck Hall Annex

Last Chance Walk Through

Visual Art Salon

Explore the TBA:12 visual art exhibitions one last time, and hear Kristan Kennedy’s curatorial perspective on the festival projects….

Washington High School

Morgan Ritter

Visual Art Salon

Ritter speaks about her work in terms of her ideas on “flattened” spaces and “defiant” sculpture….

Washington High School

Isabelle Cornaro

Visual Art Salon

Kristan Kennedy shares insight’s into Cornaro’s residency murals created at the new PICA space….

PICA at West End

Gob Squad Workshop

Company members from Gob Squad lead a performance workshop right in the set of Gob Squad’s Kitchen, exploring their unique blend of theater and real life. …

PSU: Lincoln Performance Hall

Faustin Linyekula Noontime Conversation

The Baggage of Le Cargo

Faustin Linyekula discusses his bold solo dance and its themes of legacy, forgetting, and memory with Angela Mattox….

PICA at West End

Toshiki Okada/chelfitsch Workshop

A workshop led by cheltfisch’s award-winning director and playwright, Toshiki Okada, known for his stylized hybrids of oddly humorous text, distinctive lighting, and idiosyncratic movement….

Conduit

Lagartijas Tiradas al Sol Noontime Conversation

Contemporary Mexican Theatre

Luisa Pardo and Gabino Rodriguez from Lagartijas Tiradas al Sol talk about performance in Mexico with Olga Sanchez, Artistic Director of Teatro Milagro….

PICA at West End

Why Festivals? Noontime Conversation

International curators discuss the festival model and its role in the world of contemporary performance….

PICA at West End

Edwin Culp Lecture

The Return of Representation

Professor Culp lectures on the current moment in Latin American theater and the tensions between presentation and representation on stage….

PICA at West End

Alex Cecchetti

Visual Art Salon

Cecchetti talks about his performative, media-crossing body of work, and his TBA:12 “relay” performance….

Washington High School

Zvonimir Dobrovic Noontime Conversation

Eastern Borders

International curator Zvonimir Dobrovic of Perforacije Festival and Queer New York International talks about the generation of artists currently making performance work in Eastern Europe and the Balkan states….

PICA at West End

Miguel Gutierrez Noontime Conversation

And Lose the Name of the Action

Gutierrez offers insight into his provocative practice and introduces his new work in development, co-commissoned by PICA as part of the 2013 TBA Festival….

PICA at West End

Nora Chipaumire Noontime Conversation

Personal Icons

Fresh from the premiere of her latest work, choreographer Nora Chipaumire discusses female iconography, the burdens and freedoms of exile, and ideas of the female African body as subjugated and unknowable….

PICA at West End

Miguel Gutierrez Workshop

INEFFABLE. INTANGIBLE. SENSATIONAL.

Working from the proposition that dance is a mode of perceptual inquiry, students will be led through explorations that prioritize sensation and non-rational action and trigger automatic, unprepared physical response. …

Conduit

Erika Vogt Artist Salon

Vogt discusses the conceptually complex and layered environments she creates out of videos and objects….

Washington High School

Big Art Group Noontime Conversation

The People People

Big Art Group director Caden Manson will discuss the group’s serial site-specific project, The People, along with the local Portland residents who participated in the performance. …

PICA at West End

Kota Yamazaki Workshop

Butoh Technique

By using imagination and a sense of absence and presence, butoh invites a constant transformation to your body….

Conduit

Miguel Gutierrez Workshop

Dance Technique

An accessible dance workshop that leads participants through explorations prioritizing sensation and non-rational action….

New Expressive Works

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Time-Based Art Festival

TBA returns for its tenth anniversary with a slate of international artists and projects that cross the boundaries of forms and ideas….

Various Locations

Big Art Group Workshop

Hybrid Body / Simultaneous Presence

A free three-day workshop in Big Art Group’s training and compositional strategies with technology and the body….

Washington High School