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Monthly Archives: August 2007

ReadyMade + The Stiles at The Ace

a Dan Stiles poster for Architecture in Helsinki Melissa Stiles is an architect and metalsmith who does the clean, modern jewelry line Stubborn. Her husband Dan Stiles is a designer who designs and screens some of Portland’s most interesting rock show posters. On Thursday, August 30 at the Ace Hotel (1022 SW Stark), they’ll have […]

Organism’s Model Behavior Opens Tonight

The pun is this much cuter when written about on a site whose primary preoccupation is fashion. Organism‘s latest show Model Behavior does not concern itself with proper decorum or the vagaries of the professionally beautiful, but, “explores persistent role of modeling in today’s contemporary art and visual culture” and “the rich interchange that occurs […]

Hadid for Chanel

You know how we love a good cross-disciplinary collaboration, those hands-across-the-water moments when a designer, an artist, an architect collaborate, co-create, commission. Why? Because they push each artist to take new positions, to consider previously unconsidered possibilities. And so it is that we applaud Zaha Hadid’s design for Chanel’s Contemporary Art Container. A take-apart structure, […]

Richard Foreman Mini Festival

Ten days to take 13 pages of the meanderings of the meandering mind of NY theater avant-garder Richard Foreman from his online journals and shape them into a performance. Dozens of Portland theater, dance, music, media, word artists rose to the challenge. Tonight and tomorrow night they throw down at Performance Works Northwest (4625 SE […]

“Every Little Thing”

Sarah Meadows has a photo exhibition at Seaplane (827 NW 23rd) right now titled “Every Little Thing” which is a continuation of her work at Mississippi May. You’ll know Meadows as she shot “in the morning dear, dearest” for ultra’s Point of View section with Holly Stalder, a long time collaborator in photography and fashion. […]