Non-Human Theatre

A Lecture by Manuela Infante

Lecture: Non-Human Theatre with Manuela Infante If we presume nonhuman-like stones and plants to have intelligence…

PICA Annex
TBA Institute

Creative Exchange Lab Public Presentations

PICA’s current cohort of Creative Exchange Lab artists in residence will make brief presentations about their…

PNCA: Shipley/Collins Mediatheque
TBA Institute

Happy Hour Lecture: C. Riley Snorton

TBA Guest Scholar C. Riley Snorton (Professor of English and Gender and Sexuality Studies, University of…

PNCA: Shipley/Collins Mediatheque
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Exhibition Open:

Part of The Snake In 2017, Daniel Godínez Nivón (Mexico City) made a project on a…


SARAH SCHULMAN READING & Q&A: Conflict is Not Abuse

Moderated by Dana Ghazi

Writer Sarah Schulman discusses her controversial new publication, Conflict is Not Abuse: Overstating Harm, Community Responsibility,…

PNCA: Mediatheque

bart fitzgerald & madison moore

bart fitzgerald, Church in the Trap House This spring, rapper 2 Chainz announced his “Pretty Girls…

PICA at West End

d.a. carter & Robin Deacon

TBA:17 Guest Scholars d.a. carter and Robin Deacon present back-to-back lectures that engage their current research,…

PICA at West End

Lydia Brawner & Keith Hennessy

TBA:17 Guest Scholars Lydia Brawner and Keith Hennessy present back-to-back lectures that engage their current research,…

PICA at West End
Bob Nickas

Bob Nickas

100 Paintings / 100 Years

New York-based critic and independent curator Bob Nickas presents his musings on 100 paintings, choosing one…

PICA at West End
Farid Abdullayev

Farid Abdullayev

ArtsLink Fellow Public Talk

Please join us for a public talk with visiting…

Junaid Sarieddeen

Theatre in the Alleys of Crisis

A Lecture by Junaid Sarieddeen

Junaid Sarieddeen is co-founder of Beirut’s Zoukak Theatre Company, founded in 2006 to develop an engaged…

PICA at West End

Creative Exchange Lab: Meet the Artists

Brief Presentations by Fall 2016 Cohort

PICA welcomes ten artists who will be in residence throughout TBA as part of our Creative…

PICA at West End
Guest Scholars

Introducing TBA:16 Guest Scholars

Brief Presentations on Art and Research

For the first time, we’ve invited six visiting and local scholars and artists to immerse themselves…

PICA at West End
Darren O'Donnell

Darren O’Donnell

Public Lecture: The International Work of Mammalian Diving Reflex

PICA audiences will remember Toronto’s Mammalian Diving Reflex from their past TBA Festival projects, Haircuts by…

PICA at West End

Richard Foreman

An Informal Discussion

The Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA) presents an informal discussion with internationally acclaimed playwright and…

Aladdin Theatre

David Ritchie

Sea of Green: A Short History of the Law

In conjunction with The Garden Show, on Saturday, June 21st PICA presents Sea of Green: A…

Lutz Tire Bldg. No. 2

Peter Sellers

In Your Space

One of the world’s leading directors of opera, theatre, television, and film speaks about his work…