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Monthly Archives: June 2010

Some Openings

Tomorrow is Thursday, First, and you know what that means: art openings. Recommend: The Classroom Anna Gray and Ryan Wilson Paulsen PDX Contemporary Art 925 NW Flanders Interested in “how we learn” and transmit knowledge, Gray and Paulsen have created a “new body of work that deals with the politics and aesthetics of education” for […]

Review: Children Get Stuck Places Underground

A snake is an alimentary canal is a hole in the ground. In spite of some decades now of avant-performance and theaterĀ  under our collective mental belts, some still seek neatly tied up referential packages and will be puzzled by the shifting tectonic plates underlying performance/installation artist and writer Bethany Ides’ recent opera Children Get […]

galleryHOMELAND, Appendix + Hay Batch!

Thursday night was a sprint from a galleryHOMELAND dinner up to Alberta for the openings. At HOMELAND, we had dinner with visiting Berlin-based artists Malte Zacharias (Gartenstudio) and Per Schumann (Entwurf-Direkt) at the long table they’d built from scrap for the occasion with the help of Von Tundra. During dinner with a number of artists […]

Children Get Stuck Places Underground

What’s important is you can pretend about things and dream about things you don’t completely understand. —Mr. Rogers Opening tonight, “Children Get Stuck Places Underground” is an an opera by poet, performance and installation artist, Bethany Ides, part of the H/D +Projects series at Half/Dozen Gallery. Ides is weaving together true and not as true […]

Gartenstudio Dinner at galleryHOMELAND

Visiting Berlin-based artists Per Schumann and Malte Zacharias are the honored guests at galleryHOMELAND‘s (2505 SE 11th) Mind the Gap dinner tonight at 7 PM around a table custom made by Schumann with Von Tundra that will act as a focal point for Gartenstudio’s programming at the gallery after the dinner. ($10 donation.) Per Schumann […]