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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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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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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

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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C’mon Language: Nick Hallett

Songs Without Words, Communication Beyond Language

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

PICA at West End
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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: 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…

PICA at West End
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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…

PICA at West End

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…

PICA at West End
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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,…

Reed College: Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery
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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…

PICA at West End
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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…

PICA at West End

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,…

PICA at West End
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C’mon Language: Marc Handelman

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

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

PICA at West End
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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…

PICA at West End
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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…

PICA at West End
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C’mon Language: Claire Barliant

Writing with Constraints

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

PICA at West End
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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…

PICA at West End

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…

PICA at West End
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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…

PICA at West End
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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….

PICA at West End
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C’mon Language: Matt Keegan

Images are Words

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

PICA at West End
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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,…

PICA at West End
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C’mon Language: Ohad Meromi

Flat Dance

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

PICA at West End
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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

Anna Craycroft

C'mon Language

Exhibition Open:

Click here to download The Web app for iPhone, iPod, or iPad. Sign up here for email…

PICA at West End
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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

New Arrangements

Ned Colclough & Michihiro Kosuge

Exhibition Open:

A pairing of sculptures by Brooklyn-based Ned Colclough and Portlander Michihiro Kosuge….

PICA at West End

Anna Craycroft Residency

An exploratory residency meeting with the community for her upcoming project C’MON LANGUAGE!…

PICA at West End

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

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

Alex Cecchetti

Visual Art Salon

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

Washington High School

Isabelle Cornaro

Exhibition Open:

A series sprayed wall paintings derived from 16mm films, recalling Impressionist landscapes and Modernist abstractions. Paired with several films from the artist’s oeuvre….

PICA at West End

End Things

Exhibition Open:

Featuring Alex Cecchetti, Isabelle Cornaro, Claudia Meza, Morgan Ritter, Van Brummelen & De Haan, and Erika Vogt….

Various Locations

Van Brummelen & De Haan

Monument to Another Man's Fatherland

Exhibition Open:

A multi-part project re-animating the contested Pergamon Museum frieze, highlighting the contemporary and historic power dynamics between Turkey and Germany….

Washington High School

Alex Cecchetti

Summer is Not the Prize of Winter

Exhibition Open:

A “relay performance” illustrated with found and adapted objects, handed off from the artist to subsequent performers like a game of telephone….

Washington High School

Morgan Ritter

Understanding Witches Now

Exhibition Open:

Ritter’s “charged objects”—whether a working fountain or a series of precarious sculptures—are formed from raw and rehydrated clay pulled directly from the Oregon earth….

PICA at West EndWashington High School

Erika Vogt

Field of Debris

Exhibition Open:

Cast forms suspended by pulleys from the gallery ceiling invite audience interaction, guided by Vogt’s enigmatic drawings….

Washington High School

TBA:12

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

Claudia Meza

Water

Exhibition Open:

An interactive sonic collage of recordings based on the sounds of water, which the audience can play as an instrument by manipulating the hanging casette players….

University of Oregon in Portland: White Box
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A.L. Steiner & A.K. Burns

Community Action Center

Inspired by 1970s porn-romance-liberation films, this unique womyn-centric film is both an ode and a hole-filler, a hedonistic and political adventure….

Hollywood Theatre

Alex Felton

As the World Churns

A one-night-only exhibit of works by Resource Room Resident Alex Felton and a group of friends and collaborators….

PICA at West End

Glen Fogel Artist Salon

Artist Glen Fogel discusses his new installation with curator Kristan Kennedy….

PICA at West End

Alex Felton Resource Room Residency

I Don't Want to Work. But I Love the Workplace.

Artist Alex Felton will work with and around PICA’s archives and library as our first Resource Room Residency….

PICA at West End

Glen Fogel

My Apocalyptic Moment

Exhibition Open:

In his work, Glen Fogel expands personal and family experiences into an intimate portraiture at a heroic scale….

PICA at West End

Prints for PICA

A one-night-only monoprint art sale to benefit PICA….

Lux

Ohad Meromi Artist Talk

ON SIGHT Salon

Ohad Meromi will talk about kibbutzim, utopian ideals, and social sculpture….

Washington High School

It’s All A Blur Curator Walkthrough

Explore work by Guillermo Gómez-Peña, Dale Hoyt, and Tony Labat with exhibit curator Justin Hoover….

PNCA: Feldman Gallery + Project Space

Anna Gray & Ryan Wilson Paulsen

ON SIGHT Salon

From their TBA:11 office, the artist duo will share insight into their collaborative practice and their fascination with alternative histories….

Washington High School

Mike Daisey

All the Hours in the Day

A live, 24-hour monologue that spans the globe, weaving together stories from every time zone into an electric road movie for our time. …

Washington High School

Tiny TBA

Tiny TBA is a mini-festival within a festival that refuses to draw the line between kids and adults. Bring your families for open gallery hours and take part in activities led by TBA Festival artists and community volunteers….

THE WORKS at Washington High School

Just for Laughs Noontime Chat

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YOUNG-HAE CHANG HEAVY INDUSTRIES and Kristan Kennedy in conversation about how artists and curators use their “voices” to talk about work, money, and the world….

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)

Patrick J. Rock Artist Talk

ON SIGHT Salon

Patrick Rock talks about male-ness, artist-ness, and fun-ness.

Washington High School

Halsey Rodman Artist Salon

ON SIGHT Salon

Halsey Rodman will discuss his time-based sculptural paintings that exist as copies with no original….

Washington High School

Anna Gray & Ryan Wilson Paulsen

Don’t Worry We’ll Fix It

Exhibition Open:

The Fix It office will both produce the publication September, a daily art historical broadside specially produced for TBA:11, and be an active space where the artists will work on site to correct, revise and compile errata from previous editions of the paper….

Washington High School

Occupation/Preoccupation

Songs in Wartime

Exhibition Open:

The United States has over 700 military bases on foreign soil in sovereign countries where we have no declaration of war. This project unites musicians, researchers and music-lovers to gather covers by American musicians of songs that originate from each of these places….

THE WORKS at Washington High School

Patrick J. Rock

Oscar's Delirium Tremens

Exhibition Open:

A forced-air-inflated, pink elephant-shaped, viewer-interactive jumproom, reflecting the ecstasy and absurdity of the modern artist….

THE WORKS at Washington High School

Halsey Rodman

Towards the Possibility of Existing in Three Places at Once

Exhibition Open:

Rodman’s installations use different forms of near-identical objects, creating a sense that despite their concrete physicality, something about them remains unresolved and unfixed. …

THE WORKS at Washington High School

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WARNING: FOR LAUGHTS -- NO REDEEMING SOCIAL VALUE

Exhibition Open:

We’d apologize, but that’s sort of our goal every time we do what we do—you know, create an empty vessel you can fill with your own nonsense. Go ahead, knock yourself out. Is that a joke? Uh, no, not
that I’m aware of. …

THE WORKS at Washington High School

Jesse Sugarmann

Lido (The Pride is Back)

Exhibition Open:

Positioning three Chrysler minivans atop 42 inflatable airbeds, Sugarmann creates a slow-motion wreck….

THE WORKS at Washington High School

Mona Vatamanu & Florin Tudor

Rite of Spring

Exhibition Open:

Each spring, Romanian children set mounds of white poplar fluff aflame in the street gutters. The sparks and small fires in the film suggest the numerous catalysts for social change around the world….

THE WORKS at Washington High School

Kate Gilmore

Sudden as a Massacre

Exhibition Open:

In a private performance for the camera, a quintet of women will tear apart an enormous cube comprised of more than 5,050 pounds of wet clay. …

THE WORKS at Washington High School