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Monthly Archives: July 2009

Oh, What a Night. Appendix + Open House for the Win

It was hot. I couldn’t see it all, partly because there were two good shows at opposite ends of the city. I didn’t Mapquest second destination which delayed my arrival. But I saw some excellent work last night. I might have missed the piece of the evening by Cara Stewart at GEOFRONT because of the […]

GEOFRONT

To celebrate its one-year anniversary, tonight, Thursday, July 30, Appendix Project Space (south alley between 26th and 27th on NE Alberta) presents a series of site-specific works at 6 locations between NE 18th and 27th. Maps and works can be found in the Project Space, and there will be a performance/action/?, a “a psychogeographic waggle-dance” […]

OPEN HOUSE

A little hot weather isn’t going to stop the art. In addition to tonight being Last Thursday on NE Alberta, there’s an interesting and a little bit mysterious project going on in SE. Hosted by Andy van Oostrum (note  that the invite says “hosted”  rather than “curated,” and so we ask why? and who? that’s […]

Alice Channer at Pied-à-terre

It’s the beginning of the end at Pied-à-terre (904 SE 20th, Apartment 5) the Eastside gallery/project space open only from 12 – 3 PM on Saturdays. London-based artist Alice Channer’s I Cannot Tell The Difference Between One Thing And Another is Pied-à-terre’s final show in Portland open through August 20. From the press release: Recent […]

Studio Gorm + Slifkin of Call + Response

Today, July 25, is the first Craft Conversation regarding the Museum of Contemporary Craft (724 NW Davis) exhibition, Call + Response with Rob Slifkin (Reed College) talking wtih Studio Gorm (University of Oregon) at 1 PM about making, writing and anxious utopianism. This exhibition, you’ll recall, pairs academics with (primarily) craft-based artists in the call […]