PICA’s annual Time-Based Art Festival (TBA) draws artists from across the country and around the globe for a convergence of contemporary performance and visual art. Installations and live performances fill out theaters, temporary galleries, and unexpected public spaces throughout Portland, activating the city with art and energy. From morning workshops to afternoon salons and talks, to evening shows and late-night happenings, TBA is an all-hours forum for new ideas and experiences.

TBA:14

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The 2014 TBA Festival will be presented September 11th through 21st, with some visual art exhibits running into October. Below is a list of Festival artists at a glance or view the full schedule events by clicking the calendar link above. Read on for passes, ticketing details or to request a TBA Guidebook.

TICKETS & PASSES

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Samita Sinha September 12-13
Cipher

Tanya Tagaq September 12-13
Tanya Tagaq in concert with Nanook of the North

Eisa Jocson September 12-13
Death of the Pole Dancer
Macho Dancer

BodyCartography Project September 12-14
Super Nature (an installation)

Tahni Holt September 13-16
Duet Love

Tim Hecker September 14

Luke George and Collaborators September 14-18
Not About Face

M A Y A Beiser: Uncovered September 15
Featuring members of the Portland Cello Project

Cynthia Hopkins September 15-16
A Living Documentary

Mammalian Diving Reflex September 17-20
All the Sex I’ve Ever Had

Jack Ferver September 18-20
Mon, Ma, Mes

Halory Goerger and Antoine Defoort September 18-19
GERMINAL

Paul Clipson and Liz Harris September 20
HYPNOSIS DISPLAY

chelfitsch September 19-21
Ground and Floor

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MSHR
Resonant Entity Modulator

Lisa Radon
INFINITY INCREASER

Emily Roysdon
Uncounted Futures  

Aki Sasamoto
Skewed Lies

Jesse Sugarmann
We Build Excitement

Jennifer West
Flashlight Filmstrip Projections

Wynne Greenwood

Stacy*
*Curated by Stephanie Snyder and Wynne Greenwood

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THE WORKS

THE WORKS is where TBA goes after dark. Where artists wind down with a drink, and where dance parties dissolve into the night sky. Rock shows, drag balls, video art, TBA Kitchen, mock reality TV shows, and more. Ten nights of experimental happenings, performance, music, and film. It’s an after-party where everyone’s invited, a moonlit summer nitery, a warehouse venue that transforms with each new day. THE WORKS  AT FASHION TECH,2010 SE 8th Street Portland, OR 97214. Outdoor bar opens nightly at 9:30 PM.

THEESatisfaction September 11, FREE
TBA:14 Opening Night!

Dropping Gems September 12
DROPPING GEMS CURATES THE WORKS

Pepper Pepper September 13
CRITICAL MASCARA “A Post-Realness Drag Ball”

Christopher Sutton September 14
RE: Disc COVER

Cinema Project Night September 15
In Favor of Skepticism

Jason Traeger September 16
PORTLAND STAND-UP COMEDY PHOTO ALBUM : LIVE!

Larry/Laura Arrington September 17
SQUART!

Arca September 18

Oneohtrix Point Never September 19

Chanticleer Trü September 20
Evelyn

TBA:14 MAIN STAGE PERFORMANCE PROGRAM

TICKETS/PASSES/TBA GUIDEBOOKS
TBA Central Box Office: 503.224.PICA (7422)
PICA, 415 SW 10th Ave., 3rd Floor
September 9-20, Open Daily: 12:00-6:00 PM
Day-of-show tickets available at ea. venue 60 min. before showtime.

REQUEST A TBA:14 GUIDEBOOK 

The TBA:14 Guidebook will be available in August! To ensure that you are on our TBA:14 Guidebook mailing list and that we have your correct address click hereSign up for our email announcements to stay notified of our box office opening and important TBA:14 dates.

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Images - Germinal: © Alain Rico, BodyCartography Project: Gene Pitmann, MSHR: courtesy of the artist, SQUART!: © Arne Schmitt