In conjunction with Gordon Hall’s solo exhibition, THROUGH AND THROUGH AND THROUGH, and in collaboration with Container Corps, PICA will release OVER-BELIEFS: Gordon Hall Collected Writing, 2011-2018, an edited survey of the artist’s essays, interviews, and performance scripts from this formative stage of their career. The publication includes an introduction by the exhibition’s curators, Roya Amirsoleymani and Kristan Kennedy, and a reflection from Sarah Workneh, Co-Director of Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture. The book was edited by Spencer Byrne-Seres, PICA’s Exhibitions Director, with a cover design by Dante Carlos and book design and printing by Gary Robbins / Container Corps. Hall will give a reading of excerpts from the book and copies will be for sale to the public.

This event will be ASL-interpreted. For any other access needs or accommodation requests, please contact 503-242-1419 x18 or [email protected]

OVER-BELIEFS: Gordon Hall Collected Writing 2011-2018
Gordon Hall
52 page, black and white, saddle stitch
Published by the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA), 2019 Printed in collaboration with Container Corps

$15.00 including shipping (USA)
$32.00 including shipping (INTERNATIONAL)
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The Number of Inches Between Them a new publication dedicated to a single work by Gordon Hall. Hall’s sculpture and performance The Number of Inches Between Them is a cast concrete replica of a found bench that was then used as the site for a movement piece of an intergenerational group of performers. This catalog documents and reflects on the exhibition’s first iteration in midcoast Maine in the summer of 2017 and then its revision and re-presentation at the MIT List Visual Arts Center in 2018. The book features writing by Alhena Katsof, Elizabeth Lamb, Lydia Adler Okrent, Elizabeth Atterbury, Meghan Brady, and Yuri Stone and a conversation between Gordon Hall and David J. Getsy. Book design by Gordon Hall and Brian Hochberger.

The Number Of Inches Between Them
Gordon Hall
94 Page, Full Color, Soft Cover, Perfect Bound
Published by MIT List Visual Arts Center, 2019

$23.00 including shipping (USA)
$40.00 including shipping (INTERNATIONAL )
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In conjunction with the exhibition, an open edition of three cast concrete table-top sculptures by Hall titled Three Paperweights (Mug, Knob, and Claw) will be available for sale through the run of the exhibition. Proceeds will support the exhibition and publication.

Three Paperweights (Mug, Knob, and Claw)
Gordon Hall
Concrete, Unlimited Edition, 2019

$350.00 including shipping and handling (USA)
For International Shipping please inquire, [email protected]
Purchase here.