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ALTERNATE ENDINGS, ACTIVIST RISINGS

New Short Videos Commissioned by Visual AIDS

In honor of World AIDS Day 2018 and the 29th iteration of Visual AIDS’ Day With(out) Art, PICA presents ALTERNATE ENDINGS, ACTIVIST RISINGS, which highlights the impact of art in AIDS activism and advocacy today by commissioning compelling short videos from six inspiring community organizations and collectives—ACT UP NY, Positive Women’s Network, Sero Project, The SPOT, Tacoma Action Collective, and VOCAL NY. The program represents a wide range of organizational strategies, from direct action to grassroots service providers to nation-wide movement building, while considering the role of creative practices in activist responses to the ongoing AIDS crisis….

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Precipice Fund Awards + PICA Winter Social

Join us for our annual Precipice Fund awards ceremony, when we publicly announce our 2018 grant recipients and toast to some of the most innovative and exciting projects, programs, and spaces by artists in Portland, Astoria, and Eugene. Then, stick around for PICA’s Annual Winter Social, with seasonal beverages, local food, DJ’s, and dancing….

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Street Roots: I Am

Annual Zine Launch Party

Street Roots, Portland’s weekly newspaper that creates income opportunities for people experiencing homelessness and poverty, publishes…

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Arresting Power

Arresting Power: Resisting Police Violence in Portland, OR

Screening + Conversation in association with Abigail DeVille's The American Future

In connection with Abigail DeVille’s exhibition The American Future, PICA presents a free screening of Arresting Power: Resisting Police Violence in Portland, Oregon (2014), co-directed by Julie Perini, Erin Yanke, and Jodi Darby. Documenting the history of conflict between the Portland police and community members over the past 50 years, the film features personal stories of resistance told by victims of police misconduct, the families of people who were killed by police, and members of Portland’s reform and abolition movements. Utilizing meditative footage taken at sites of police violence, experimental filmmaking techniques, and archival newsreel, Arresting Power creates a space for understanding the impacts of police violence and imagining a world without police….

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Outside the Frame

Outside the Frame: Short Films by Houseless Youth

In association with Abigail DeVille’s The American Future

Join PICA and Outside the Frame for a closing celebration of Abigail DeVille’s The American Future, as we co-present a free screening of short films by houseless youth, including the premiere of a new project. A panel discussion with participating youth filmmakers will follow. Light snacks will be served. This event is a public program affiliated with Abigail DeVille’s exhibition The American Future, on view at PICA through January 12, 2019….

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Marginal Consort

In Concert

Japan’s legendary ensemble Marginal Consort uses established and homemade acoustic instruments, electronics, bamboo sticks, marbles, water, and other objects to realize sonic constructs as well as incorporating actions that do not produce sound….

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Peter in the Cave of Light

Peter Simensky unearth

Peter Simensky unearth screening/sound/performance/event March 9, 2019 Doors at 7:30 PM PICA Annex – 15 NE…

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Narcissister

Narcissister Organ Player

In partnership with the Hollywood Theatre’s Feminist March programming, PICA co-presents the new documentary NARCISSISTER ORGAN…

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Meta Gala After Hours Affair

Meta Gala After Hours Affair

Meta Gala After Hours Affair

Meta Gala’s After Hours Affair is going to be HOT! With a sliding scale from $5…

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Manuela Infante

Estado Vegetal

Manuela Infante Estado Vegetal (Vegetal State) In Spanish with English supertitles *Post-show talk Friday, April 26…

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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…

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Meet the Artists

Creative Exchange Lab Spring 2019

Come hear our Spring 2019 Creative Exchange Lab artists present on their current practice. …

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Joy Market

PICA's Rummage Sale

Joy Market will be THE hot spot for purchasing your home’s most unique pieces at prices…

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Gordon Hall, THROUGH AND THROUGH AND THROUGH

Gordon Hall

THROUGH AND THROUGH AND THROUGH

Exhibition Open:

Gordon Hall’s eighteen distinct sculptures, made from cast concrete, poplar, colored pencil, hand-dyed fabric, and carved…

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Gordon Hall, Book Release & Reading

Gordon Hall

Book Release & Reading

Exhibition Open:

In conjunction with Gordon Hall’s solo exhibition, THROUGH AND THROUGH AND THROUGH, and in collaboration with…

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PICA Precipice Fund blue and white call for info sessions

Precipice Fund info session – Eugene

SUNDAY, AUGUST 4 | 12:00PM–2:00PM TROPICAL CONTEMPORARY (EUGENE) 1120 Bailey Hill Rd #11, Eugene, OR 97402…

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TBA:19 CORNER STORE

TBA:FOOD AND CORNER STORE ARE CURATED BY SPENCER BYRNE-SERES, PICA EXHIBITIONS DIRECTOR This year, TBA:FOOD launches…

Creative Exchange Lab, Meet the Artists

Meet the Artists

Creative Exchange Lab Fall 2019

Creative Exchange Lab (CXL) artists in residence are collaboratively selected by PICA’s Artistic Directors, who seek…

New Expressive Works
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TBA:19 Laura Ortman IN CONCERT

With varied natural and urban instrumentation, including violin, Apache violin, piano, electric guitar, keyboards, and pedal…

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TBA:19 Adam Linder „THE WANT“

„The Want“ adapts Marie-Koltes’ In the Solitude of Cotton Fields (1985) as an experimental dance, musical…

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TBA:19 JUDY

‘JUDY’ is a queer party that materializes every last Saturday night of the month at a…

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TBA:19 YGB FEELING OF HOME

Feeling of Home will reconstruct what home and healing can feel like for local, intergenerational Black…

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TBA:19 PANCAKE BREAKFAST

We start the festival with a BBQ and end with a breakfast! For our final daytime…

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TBA:19 Nivhek + Guests REQUIEM

An immersive evening of ethereal performance, film, and sound, with textures of reflection dipped in impressions…