Yubiwa Hotel inscribes a mesmerizing dreamscape of Japanese pop culture, traditional Buddhist practice, and abstract movement as they explore what it means to be a modern Japanese woman.

YUBIWA HOTEL

CANDIES Girlish Hardcore

Yubiwa Hotel inscribes a mesmerizing dreamscape of Japanese pop culture, traditional Buddhist practice, and abstract movement as they explore what it means to be a modern Japanese woman….

Artists Repertory Theatre: Second Stage

JAMES YARKER

LECTURE: Why be a professional artist?

Why do you want to be an artist? Why do you want to do it professionally?…

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)
PICA's Guest Artistic Director Mark Russell and Visual Art Program Director, Kristan Kennedy, talk about this year

CHAT

TBA:06 In a Nutshell

PICA’s Guest Artistic Director Mark Russell and Visual Art Program Director, Kristan Kennedy, talk about this year’s program of artists and events, and answer questions from the audience. …

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)
A series of casual discussions with artists, creative thinkers and TBA audiences. Included in all levels of TBA Passes, free for PICA Members, $5 general at the door.

TBA:06 CHATS

TBA:06 Chats

A series of casual discussions with artists, creative thinkers and TBA audiences. Included in all levels of TBA Passes, free for PICA Members, $5 general at the door….

Various Locations
Formerly known as Adelaide, Small Sails is a music and film collective based in Portland...

SMALL SAILS

Small Sails

Formerly known as Adelaide, Small Sails is a music and film collective based in Portland……

The Works at AudioCinema
Following John King

MUSIC POPULATION ORCHESTRA

MPP

Following John King’s Extreme Guitar Orchestra performance in Pioneer Square, join us… …

The Works at AudioCinema
The Willamette River snakes through Portland and creates movement, boundaries and divisions.

DAVID ECKARD

Float

The Willamette River snakes through Portland and creates movement, boundaries and divisions. …

Willamette River
Composer John King leads dozens of electric guitar players from Portland

JOHN KING

Extreme Guitar Orchestra

Composer John King leads dozens of electric guitar players from Portland’s music community with a unique concert staged on the steps of Pioneer Courthouse Square. FREE!…

Pioneer Courthouse Square
PNCA Art History Professor, Isaac Peterson, leads a two day crash course in visual art criticism

WORKSHOP

Isaac Peterson: Visual Art Criticism

PNCA Art History Professor, Isaac Peterson, leads a two day crash course in visual art criticism …

Ecotrust
For this beautifully simple performance/installation, Stan

STAN’S CAFE

Of All The People In All The World

For this beautifully simple performance/installation, Stan’s Cafe will bring 300 million grains of rice to Portland, a grain for every person in the United States….

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)
As part of an ongoing collaboration, Desktop is a diorama of a virtual environment that pulls freely from the vocabularies of computer technology, new media, and contemporary art practice.

BLANC & BOVEE

Desktop

As part of an ongoing collaboration, Desktop is a diorama of a virtual environment that pulls freely from the vocabularies of computer technology, new media, and contemporary art practice….

Campbell

BETH CAMPBELL

Some Things Change

Campbell’s single-channel piece is a voyeuristic view into a personal history playing out with multiplying endings….

Corberry Press: Building B

PICA BLOG & TBA RADIO

PICA BLOG & TBA RADIO

TBA Press Corps The TBA Press Corps is comprised of a group of volunteer artists, writers,…

Various Locations
While in Ho Chi Minh City, Fletcher re-photographed The War Remnants Museum including its wall tags and supporting documents for what the Vietnamese call The American War.

HARRELL FLETCHER

The American War

While in Ho Chi Minh City, Fletcher re-photographed The War Remnants Museum including its wall tags and supporting documents for what the Vietnamese call The American War….

Corberry Press: Building A
This pirate radio station and walk-in jukebox is devoted to auditory pick-me-ups. Check out 96.7 FM

RED76

Travelers and Record Sound System

This pirate radio station and walk-in jukebox is devoted to auditory pick-me-ups. Check out 96.7 FM…

The Cleaners at Ace Hotel
Paradise Now!

MATTHEW DAY JACKSON

Paradise Now!

Jackson presents a proposal for the beginning of a post-apocalyptic earth in which the wrongs of our past can be rectified….

Corberry Press: Building A
Watch the two new TBA:06 commercials!  Special thanks to Comcast.

TBA:06 TV COMMERCIALS

Watch the two new TBA:06 commercials! Special thanks to Comcast….

Various Locations
This major new work and multi-channel video installation explores how sexuality was defined in Balkan pagan traditions.

MARINA ABRAMOVIC

Balkan Erotic Epic

This major new work and multi-channel video installation explores how sexuality was defined in Balkan pagan traditions. …

Corberry Press: Building B
Tsong has been interested in the layered meanings of the words alien, stranger, and other.

EDIE TSONG

Telecommunity Portrait

Tsong has been interested in the layered meanings of the words alien, stranger, and other. …

A four-part single channel video work depicting

THEO ANGELL

Toungues and Snowk

A four-part single channel video work depicting “the burn,” a massive section of Oregon forest destroyed by natural fires in 2003….

Corberry Press: Building B
Adkins will show up at TBA Central every day at 2 pm...

BRAD ADKINS

OH YEAH OK

Adkins will show up at TBA Central every day at 2 pm……

This single-channel video installation was shot in a free after-school center in Dubrava, a suburb of Zagreb, Croatia.

JOHANNA BILLING

Magical World

This single-channel video installation was shot in a free after-school center in Dubrava, a suburb of Zagreb, Croatia. …

Corberry Press: Building B
Advance registration is required for all workshops, call the TBA Central Box Office 503.224.PICA. Workshops included in all levels of TBA Passes. $10 mem / $15 gen

TBA:06 WORKSHOPS

TBA:06 Workshops

Advance registration is required for all workshops, call the TBA Central Box Office 503.224.PICA. Workshops included in all levels of TBA Passes. $10 mem / $15 gen…

Various Locations
A roving installation presented in the mobile exhibition space, THE UNIT...

BLANC & BOVEE

laptop

A roving installation presented in the mobile exhibition space, THE UNIT……

Various Locations
The film installations of British East-Indian artist Sutapa Biswas are metaphorical journeys that re-imagine culture and family through diverse time periods and works of art.

SUTAPA BISWAS

Birdsong

The film installations of British East-Indian artist Sutapa Biswas are metaphorical journeys that re-imagine culture and family through diverse time periods and works of art….

Reed College: Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery
A multi-media exhibition celebrating what is rapidly becoming the

ILLEGAL ART

Illegal Art

A multi-media exhibition celebrating what is rapidly becoming the “degenerate art” of a corporate age. …

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)

Daniel Bernard Roumain

Never Felt Better/I, Composer/Dred Violin

“(Roumain has) a keen sense of how to create abstract shapes crossing cultural boundaries… combining visceral…

Wieden+Kennedy: Atrium

Bill Shannon aka CrutchMaster

Spatial Theory

“He is a moonwalker, a daredevil version of Chaplin’s Little Tramp.” – Boston Globe “Bill Shannon’s…

PSU: Lincoln Performance Hall

Coco Fusco

The Incredible Disappearing Woman

“She kicks postcolonialist rhetoric in the teeth, [and] blurs the boundaries of performance.” – Dayna McLeod,…

Scottish Rite Center

Hinterland Theater Association

The Wreck of the St. Nikolai

“The Black Cat Orchestra succeeded in creating what can only be described as a dream cabaret,…

Bodyvox Dance Center

Dariush Dolat-shahi

In Concert

“A masterful performer.” – The New York Times “…epic…raw power through grand gestures….” – Perry Goldstein,…

PORTLAND’5: Newmark Theater

Manuel Pelmus

Punct Fix

Romanian choreographer Manuel Pelmus arrives in Portland for the first time to present Punct Fix, a…

PSU: Lincoln Performance Hall

Cie Felix Ruckert

deluxe joy pilot

“…probably the most radical choreographer in Europe.” – Ballettanz “Tip: Interaction (or lack of it) depends…

Machineworks

Ros Warby

Swift

“[Warby’s] work reveals a mature level of eclecticism, elegance, and downright quirkiness. Remarkable and satisfying –…

PSU: Lincoln Performance Hall

Tere O’Connor Dance

LAWN

“O’Connor is a master at creating dream worlds in which gears shift abruptly and often….Like the…

PORTLAND’5: Newmark Theater

Vijay Iyer & Mike Ladd

In What Language? A song cycle of lives in transit

“(Iyer is) Captivating…an extravagantly gifted new-jazz pianist and a quick-witted composer…” – The New Yorker “[Ladd]…

Scottish Rite Center

Peripheral Produce

Peripheral Produce All-Time Greatest Hits

With a steady onslaught of independent media cropping up around the city in theaters, galleries, clubs,…

Scottish Rite Center

Susan J. Vitucci

Love's Fowl

“Wacky and wise, wild, melodic and mischievous . . .” – The New York Times “Unexpectedly…

PSU: Lincoln Performance Hall

Erin Jorgenson/Richard Lefebvre

(Part of Northwest New Works: PDX)

Curated in association with On the Boards in Seattle (www.ontheboards.org), Northwest New Works: PDX features a…

Bodyvox Dance Center

TBA:03

First Annual Time-Based Art Festival

TBA (Time Based Art) brings together a remarkable group of artists from around the world for…

Various Locations