In two new video works, Ben-Tor continues her insightful and biting exploration into Jewish identity, caricature and history.

Tamy Ben-Tor

Gewald/Baby Eichmann

In two new video works, Ben-Tor continues her insightful and biting exploration into Jewish identity, caricature and history….

Leftbank
Hartman

Jacob Hartman

_ _ _ _ _ _ _ Head

Hartman’s interest lies in cataloging a trajectory of a work coming into existence, where the moment of completion is never quite clear….

Leftbank
Harry Dodge and Stanya Kahn were both born in California and currently live and work in Los Angeles. They were recently included in the 2008 Whitney Biennial.

Harry Dodge & Stanya Kahn

Masters of None

Harry Dodge and Stanya Kahn were both born in California and currently live and work in Los Angeles. They were recently included in the 2008 Whitney Biennial….

Leftbank
Fitch and a cast of performers called The Experimental People Band will interact with the work, collapsing the boundaries between viewer and object, gallery and stage.

Lizzie Fitch

Big Skin

Fitch and a cast of performers called The Experimental People Band will interact with the work, collapsing the boundaries between viewer and object, gallery and stage. …

Leftbank
As culture-jamming activists, The Yes Men has exposed dehumanizing business practices and enacted ethical

The Yes Men

KEEP IT SLICK: Infiltrating Capitalism with The Yes Men

As culture-jamming activists, The Yes Men has exposed dehumanizing business practices and enacted ethical “identity correction” since 1999….

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)
Fast-paced and dense with drama, I-Be Area relates the intertwined stories of an exuberant ensemble, played by Trecartin and dozens of others.

Ryan Trecartin

I-Be Area

Fast-paced and dense with drama, I-Be Area relates the intertwined stories of an exuberant ensemble, played by Trecartin and dozens of others….

Leftbank
PICA's sixth annual convergence of contemporary performance, dance, music, new media and visual arts projects in Portland, Oregon.

TBA:08

Time-Based Art is Happening 09:04:08 - 09:14:08

PICA’s sixth annual convergence of contemporary performance, dance, music, new media and visual arts projects in Portland, Oregon….

Depicting surreal landscapes, hybrid animals and the foibles of the common man, Lunn

Corey Lunn

Depicting surreal landscapes, hybrid animals and the foibles of the common man, Lunn’s worlds are made up with equal parts dark comedy and social commentary….

Leftbank
A public talk by PICA and Cooley Gallery artist Peter Kreider. Kreider discusses his recent project in China.

Peter Kreider

The China Syndrome

A public talk by PICA and Cooley Gallery artist Peter Kreider. Kreider discusses his recent project in China….

Reed College: Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery
Join TBA: 07 artist Peter Kreider and PICA's Visual Art Program Director for a gallery talk this Sunday at the Douglas F. Cooley Gallery at Reed College.

Peter Kreider

Gallery Talk with Kristan Kennedy

Join TBA: 07 artist Peter Kreider and PICA’s Visual Art Program Director for a gallery talk this Sunday at the Douglas F. Cooley Gallery at Reed College….

Reed College: Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery
Gallery Talk with Kristan Kennedy

SALON

Gallery Talk with Kristan Kennedy

Gallery Talk with Kristan Kennedy …

Corberry Press: Building A
TBA:07 Artists Marko Lulic, Peter Kreider, and Guido van der Werve, with curators Kristan Kennedy, and Stephanie Snyder (Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery, Reed College).

CHAT

Shaking the Columns

TBA:07 Artists Marko Lulic, Peter Kreider, and Guido van der Werve, with curators Kristan Kennedy, and Stephanie Snyder (Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery, Reed College). …

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)
Visit with Kristan Kennedy and TBA:07 Visual Artist Sara Greenberger Rafferty who will be launching an artist book she created specifically for her TBA:07 project.

SALON

Sara Greenberger Rafferty

Visit with Kristan Kennedy and TBA:07 Visual Artist Sara Greenberger Rafferty who will be launching an artist book she created specifically for her TBA:07 project. …

Corberry Press: Building A
TBA:07 Artists Melia Donovan and Larry Bamburg with Kristan Kennedy.

CHAT

Illusion & Anti-Illusion

TBA:07 Artists Melia Donovan and Larry Bamburg with Kristan Kennedy. …

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)
TBA:07 Visual Artist and North Drive Press co-editor Sara Greenberger Rafferty shares her experience making artist books and zines.

WORKSHOP

Sara Greenberger Rafferty: Artist Book/Zine Making Workshop

TBA:07 Visual Artist and North Drive Press co-editor Sara Greenberger Rafferty shares her experience making artist books and zines….

Independent Publishing Resource Center (IPRC)
Come meet TBA:07 Visual Artists and Visual Arts Program Director Kristan Kennedy, who will introduce this year

SALON

Reception for TBA:07 Visual Artists

Come meet TBA:07 Visual Artists and Visual Arts Program Director Kristan Kennedy, who will introduce this year’s program and answer questions from gallery visitors. Come by to pick up a map of TBA:07 Visual Art exhibits and installations throughout the city. …

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)
Preview Talk with TBA:08 Artist Jeffry Mitchell.

SALON

Jeffry Mitchell

Preview Talk with TBA:08 Artist Jeffry Mitchell….

Pulliam Deffenbaugh Gallery
The Behavior of Color workshop will illustrate the basic aspects of how we perceive and can use color as a vehicle for expression and communication.

WORKSHOP

Cristián Silva: The Behavior of Color

The Behavior of Color workshop will illustrate the basic aspects of how we perceive and can use color as a vehicle for expression and communication….

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)
TBA:07 Artistic Director Mark Russell, Performing Arts Program Director Erin Boberg Doughton, and Visual Arts Program Director Kristan Kennedy talk about this year

CHAT

TBA:07 In a Nutshell

TBA:07 Artistic Director Mark Russell, Performing Arts Program Director Erin Boberg Doughton, and Visual Arts 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 group show that brings together artists from outer space to this place. Space is a Place explores the psychological aura of an office by turning it into a gallery.

Space Is a place

Curated by Rob Halverson

A group show that brings together artists from outer space to this place. Space is a Place explores the psychological aura of an office by turning it into a gallery. …

Corberry Press: Building A
Regina Silveira utilizes the white cube as the backdrop for her spatial experiments, which are made up of poetically profound, stark, black images.

Regina Silveira

Outgrown (Tracks and Shadows)
Curated by Christy Wycoff and Mack McFarland

Regina Silveira utilizes the white cube as the backdrop for her spatial experiments, which are made up of poetically profound, stark, black images….

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)
PICA Artist in Residence Arnold J. Kemp further pursues the psychic and political spaces that are available in abstraction by continuing his ongoing  body of work DAYDREAM NATION.

Arnold J. Kemp

Daydream Nation (The Suspiria Version)

PICA Artist in Residence Arnold J. Kemp further pursues the psychic and political spaces that are available in abstraction by continuing his ongoing body of work DAYDREAM NATION….

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)
Larry Krone scavenges through the universe of Americana, ready-made culture to reinvigorate the folk and outsider art traditions.

Larry Krone

Larry Krone's Campfire Exposition

Larry Krone scavenges through the universe of Americana, ready-made culture to reinvigorate the folk and outsider art traditions….

Museum of Contemporary Craft: The Lab
Sara Greenberger Rafferty has always worked in a performative vein: while never actually taking the stage, an absent performer has always seemingly orchestrated the objects and pictures she presents.

Sara Greenberger Rafferty

Sara Greenberger Rafferty has always worked in a performative vein: while never actually taking the stage, an absent performer has always seemingly orchestrated the objects and pictures she presents….

Corberry Press: Building A
SuperNatural is an exhibition of Portland-area artists juried by Arnold J. Kemp, TBA:07 Artist and former Associate Curator of Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco.

SuperNatural

curated by Arnold J. Kemp

SuperNatural is an exhibition of Portland-area artists juried by Arnold J. Kemp, TBA:07 Artist and former Associate Curator of Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco….

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)
The Clandestine Periphery is an invisible mural set into the wall and activated by a glance.  Born from a reductive process that relies on photographic information, it is dependent on the architectural and pedestrian use of the space.

Melia Donovan

The Clandestine Periphery

The Clandestine Periphery is an invisible mural set into the wall and activated by a glance. Born from a reductive process that relies on photographic information, it is dependent on the architectural and pedestrian use of the space….

Larry Bamburg culls images and idiosyncratic details from the natural world to produce kinetic installations. Comprised of paper, string, tape, wire, fluorescent lighting, electrical fans, and photographic snapshots, his work activates the often unrealized potential in quotidian materials.

Larry Bamburg

Larry Bamburg culls images and idiosyncratic details from the natural world to produce kinetic installations. Comprised of paper, string, tape, wire, fluorescent lighting, electrical fans, and photographic snapshots, his work activates the often unrealized potential in quotidian materials.

Corberry Press: Building B
Dear PICA Friends,

I am so excited that in a few days we will
open TBA:07!  Tickets have been selling like
hot cakes and people are coming from all
across the world to see what PICA, Portland
and TBA have to offer.

Dear PICA Friends

A letter from TBA:07 Artistic Director Mark Russell

Dear PICA Friends,

I am so excited that in a few days we will
open TBA:07! Tickets have been selling like
hot cakes and people are coming from all
across the world to see what PICA, Portland
and TBA have to offer….

The Lincoln Film Conspiracy is a 30-minute film that combines archival footage, new video segments and digital image manipulation.

Ina Diane Archer

The Lincoln Film Conspiracy (LFC)

The Lincoln Film Conspiracy is a 30-minute film that combines archival footage, new video segments and digital image manipulation….

PSU: Neuberger Hall, Autzen Gallery
New Hours. Opens Saturday, September 8, 2007 at 11 am

Guido Van Der Werve

The Clouds Are More Beautiful From Above

New Hours. Opens Saturday, September 8, 2007 at 11 am

Living Room Theater
Trained as a classical pianist, Guido van der Werve now only performs on film. Van der Werve mixes music, text and atmospheric scenes into slow sweeping cinematic gestures.

Guido Van Der Werve

The Clouds Are More Beautiful From Above

Trained as a classical pianist, Guido van der Werve now only performs on film. Van der Werve mixes music, text and atmospheric scenes into slow sweeping cinematic gestures….

Mark Woolley Gallery
Based on the reverse of the assumption that one conventionally links vegetation with the color green, Silva

Cristian Silva

The Non-Green Garden

Based on the reverse of the assumption that one conventionally links vegetation with the color green, Silva’s project will explore the possibility of designing a living art installation, a garden, that will emphasize the absence of green and, at times, chlorophyll in certain plant and fungus species….

Non-Green Garden Project Space

TBA:07

Announcing TBA:07 Artists

Save the Dates!
Time-Based Art is Happening.
September 6-16, 2007…

Various Locations
Peter Kreider & Marko Lulic

Peter Kreider/Marko Lulic

Curated by Kristan Kennedy and Stephanie Snyder

Peter Kreider & Marko Lulic…

Reed College: Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery
Curated by Stephanie Snyder and Kristan Kennedy

Marko Lulic/Peter Kreider

Curated by Stephanie Snyder and Kristan Kennedy

Austrian artist Marko Lulic re-examines modernist art and architecture through a wide range of construction materials and media, often radically shifting the scale of historical monuments and artifacts. Peter Kreider’s work addresses a hidden potential in the content of the world and the interstices between wonder and understanding….

Reed College: Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery
Join us for a casual artist talk with two visiting artists whom are participating in Gallery Homeland's Scratching the Surface. Scratching the Surface is a community based public project that draws focus to the Willamette River

Tim Folland and Ianthe Jackson

Free Artist Talk

Join us for a casual artist talk with two visiting artists whom are participating in Gallery Homeland’s Scratching the Surface. Scratching the Surface is a community based public project that draws focus to the Willamette River’s strength as a unifier of diversities and a link, both symbolically and literally, with communities beyond the city limits….

PICA: Resource Room (old location)
A juried exhibition by Arnold J. Kemp

SuperNatural: call for submissions

A juried exhibition by Arnold J. Kemp

SuperNatural is a forthcoming exhibition juried by Arnold J Kemp, artist and former Associate Curator of Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco….

Special screening of 70

Arnold Kemp

Hallucinatory Horror Double Feature

Special screening of 70’s horror classics Prince of Darkness and Suspiria organized by TBA:07 Artist and PICA Artist in Residence Arnold J. Kemp….

Clinton Street Theater
PICA / PAC  present Croation artist Viktor Popovic

Viktor Popovic

PICA Artist in Residence

PICA / PAC present Croation artist Viktor Popovic’s installation at Portland Art Center. …

Portland Art Center

Sutapa Biswas

Back Room Dinner

The Cooley Gallery and PICA are pleased to announce that British artist Sutapa Biswas will the…

SIMPATICA: Supper Space
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
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)
Time-Based Art is happening. 
Sept 7-17, 2006.

TBA:06

09:07:06 - 09:17:06

Time-Based Art is happening.
Sept 7-17, 2006. …

Various Locations
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
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….

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
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
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……

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 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
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
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
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)

Tony Tassett

Works 1993 – 2003

Exhibition Open:

Artist Tony Tasset Survey Exhibit Makes Portland Debut Tony Tassett: Works 1993 – 2003, a survey…

PICA Gallery (closed)

Kenny Scharf

New Sculpture

Exhibition Open:

PICA presents Kenny Scharf: New Sculpture, an exhibition of new work by New York artist Kenny…

1129 NW Johnson

Kenny Scharf

Multimundo 2000

Exhibition Open:

World-renowned pop-surrealist Kenny Scharf makes his first Portland appearance Wednesday, Sept. 8 to celebrate Multimundo 2000,…

Nordstrom: Downtown Portland

Francis Alÿs

le temps du sommeil and dog rose

Exhibition Open:

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art presents francis alÿs: le temps du sommeil* and dog rose, aug….

PNCA: Feldman Gallery

Minor Appliances

The Sculpture of Brian Addison Elliot

Exhibition Open:

Minor Appliances introduces the exceptional and singular vision of Northwest sculptor Brian Addison Elliot. Originally trained…

Lutz Tire Bldg. No. 2

Valeska Soares

Vanity

Exhibition Open:

“The fear is not of falling but the knowledge that you want to fall” —Lisa Yuskavage…

Lutz Tire Bldg. No. 2

Roland Brener

Discoveries in Digital Design

Exhibition Open:

The Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA) presents Roland Brener: Discoveries in Digital Design, an exhibition…

Gallery of Contemporary Art, Lewis & Clark College

The Garden Show

PICA's Second Annual Anti-Auction Benefit Art Show

Exhibition Open:

As a follow up to the success of last year’s Tool Show, the Portland Institute for…

Lutz Tire Bldg. No. 2

Traversing Territory

Exhibition Open:

PICA is pleased to announce its collaboration with The Art Gym at Marylhurst College to present…

Marylhurst College: The Art Gym

Pushing Image Paradigms

Exhibition Open:

Survey of 11 international photographers who create visual fictions or manipulate images in their work. PICA’s…

Lutz Tire “Triangle” Building
Image: Stephanie Speight, "Information" (1995)

The Tool Show

PICA 1st Annual Art Sale

PICA’s first “anti-auction”, an exhibition of 48 works about tools, with sales to benefit the visual exhibition program. Organized by guest curator Paul Arensmeyer….

Lutz Tire “Triangle” Building