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water music

Claudia Meza Water White Box Gallery, University of Oregon, Portland Post and photos by Nicole Leaper Claudia Meza’s Water is intended as an interactive sonic experience. Housed in the White Box Gallery at UO’s Portland campus, Califone tape recorders hang … Continue reading

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I SHOULD HAVE NEVER GOTTEN SCIENCE INVOLVED

An interview conducted on the the occasion of Alex Felton’s Resource Room Residency exhibition, As the World Churns, June 7, 2012 at the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art. Kristan Kennedy: Let’s start from the beginning. I was thinking back on … Continue reading

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S’weird

If you roll in certain circles, by now you might have heard that the French have discovered Portland. In a big way. PICA’s own Visual Art Curator Kristan Kennedy shares her experience curating a night of music and video art … Continue reading

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BRICK BY BRICK

When Kristan began planning out the visual art exhibits for TBA this year, she had bricks on the brain. After her brother made an offhand comment about bricks and anger, she began to think about the janus nature of the … Continue reading

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GOLDEN AGE

Earlier in the month, I took a short trip to Chicago. I was in town to speak on a panel at ARTCHICAGO, put together by iCI and Jens Hoffmann around some of the ideas brought about by organizing and presenting … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCING TBA:11!

Video by Matthew DiTullo, song courtesy of Explode Into Colors/Claudia Meza. THERE’S NO TIME LIKE THE PRESENT. This September, PICA’s ninth-annual Time-Based Art Festival takes over Portland, Oregon, for an all-hours, city-wide happening of contemporary performance and visual art. The … Continue reading

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Curating People

The Arts Research Center at UC Berkeley is hosting a symposium this week on the changing modes of presenting performance and visual art, and both Erin and Kristan will be speaking on a panel there. The conference will dive into … Continue reading

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Between my head and my hand, there is always the face of death.

Currently on view at PNCA, Between my head and my hand, there is always the face of death gathers together seven distinctive artists for a clear-eyed look at the resurgence of figurative painting. PICA’s Visual Art Curator Kristan Kennedy spent … Continue reading

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