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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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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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TBA GROWTH SPURT

Over the last month since our early lineup announcement, the TBA schedule has grown by leaps and bounds. One day, you’re working on a small program, and the next thing you know, you have a full-fledged art festival on your … Continue reading

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Tearing Down The Big Top

It looked like black and white footage from the toppling of some dictatorship–wild crowd surge ripping down the wall. That’s when I realized it was a live feed and the audience inside was, in mass, pulling down the scrim–tearing down the Big Top.
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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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Daniel Beaty: “Resurrection”

Photo by Axel Nastansky All Rights Reserved, PICA by Abe Ingle For his TBA rendition of “Resurrection,” Daniel Beaty stripped his show from a fully-cast and set performance to a powerfully minimal one man show. With only six pieces of … Continue reading

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Topless Waterfront Rollerblader Part of TBA:08?

Diary | Age 30 Wednesday, September 10, 2008 5:42pm [Car-pooling home, near SW Naito Pwy and Alder] Patrick: “Whoa, is that a…” Sarah: “Yeah, that woman is totally naked. Well, bikini bottom & rollerblades” [Rollerblader stretches and does some twirly … Continue reading

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Sojourn Theatre BUILT

Not knowing exactly what to expect from Sojourn Theatre’s BUILT, I pedaled south into the new South Waterfront district with an eye on the construction. There is an abundance of street signs directing multi-modal streets, which cut through towering buildings … Continue reading

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Keep It Slick: Infiltrating Capitalism with The Yes Men

Diary | Age 30 Thursday, September 4, 2008 12:24 p.m. – I head to the PNCA Feldman gallery to catch the First Thursday Gallery Talk by Keep It Slick: Infiltrating Capitalism with The Yes Men co-curator Astria Suparak. As a … Continue reading

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The Pre Lift-Off Lift Off

Last year TBA brought some great visual arts to Portland, and this year looks to be even better, so with that in mind, Wednesday I went south to Reed to check out the new Marko Lulic and Peter Kreider show … Continue reading

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