Reports from TBA 2019: Eiko Otake

Reports from TBA 2019: Eiko Otake Linda Wysong reviews the performance artist’s long-awaited return to Portland… Continue Reading

Dancing in the Dark

Dancing the Dark By Catherine Damman Originally published in Artforum Ligia Lewis, Water Will. Performance View,… Continue Reading

Workshop: Vogue with PDXBall

by Ellen Robinette People slowly trickle into a studio of cream walls and golden wood floors…. Continue Reading

Ligia Lewis by Catherine Damman

Ligia Lewis interviewed by Catherine Damman Published in BOMB Magazine The recent conclusion of the choreographer’s… Continue Reading

What we do can’t happen without you. We need your gift today.

As 2016 draws to a close with the world changed, we remain steadfast as ever. PICA is and will always be a sanctuary for people of all faiths, nationalities, religions, and gender identities. We’re always working to present artists, host community events, and be allies to those who need us. The world needs art more than ever, and we need you more than ever to help us present it…. Continue Reading

PICA has a new home

The Portland Institute for Contemporary Art has a permanent home in northeast Portland thanks to a generous donation from philanthropist Allie Furlotti…. Continue Reading

Speech and dance

There’s only one person on stage in Jack Ferver’s Mon, Ma, Mes, but the work is… Continue Reading

Eisa Jocson, Can You Help Me?

The dancer in Eisa Jocson’s Death of the Pole Dancer says, “Can you help me?”  These… Continue Reading

Sound as ventriloquist

Cinema is primarily a visual medium—silent film exists, invisible film doesn’t—but the experience of watching movies… Continue Reading

TBA vs. Toddler

I have been going to TBA every year since its inception, for most of my adult… Continue Reading