Tag Archives: PICA

TBA FLIGHTS: TAKE A STAND

To help you navigate this year’s Festival, we’ll be sharing regular posts on some of the “through-lines” of this year’s program. Whether you have a particular interest in dance or site-specific projects or visual art or film, we’ve got a … Continue reading

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A GUIDE TO THE GUIDEBOOK

Seeing as this year marks the 10th edition of the TBA Festival, we’ve developed a quite the bookshelf of all of our past guidebooks. Lining them all up shows just how much we’ve changed over the years, and how much … 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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ANNOUNCING THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF TBA

Big Art Group, The People. Photo: Caden Manson. September marks the exciting tenth anniversary of Portland Institute for Contemporary Art’s Time-Based Art Festival, and the first curated by Artistic Director Angela Mattox. Happening September 6–16, 2012, TBA is a convergence … Continue reading

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Find what you love and do it – Art loves art – You are all so beautiful

If you look-up festival in the dictionary, you will find variations of two definitions: 1. A day or time of religious or other celebration, marked by feasting, ceremonies, or other observances. 2. A period or program of festive activities, cultural … 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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SNOW BLIND

Posted by Kristan Kennedy. I started the my annual trip to NY  happily trapped in South Brooklyn, where snow plows feared to tread and where there wasn’t a Q train or a loaf of bread available for four days. At … Continue reading

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Where’s Reverse in this Lunar Module? (TBA On Sight: Anissa Mack: My Heart Wants More)

This exhibit is a combination of Anissa Mack’s own sculptures, and works by other artists that Mack deemed to have a similar “theme” – if one can call a mind-melting combination of space, time, memory, infinity and reality a theme…
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When actors start taking off their clothes on stage, America…

When actors start taking off their clothes on stage, I always wonder if they are going to go all the way
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TADA! Memories

Thank you to all who attended this year’s TADA! gala – it was a wild party and raised over $150,000 towards PICA’s 2009 artistic programming. Highlights included a wonderful introduction to the TBA:09 artistic lineup from new Guest Artistic Director … Continue reading

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