Characterized by whimsical themes, an eclectic rock sound, and unconvincing

JOLLYSHIP THE WHIZ-BANG

Episode 9

Characterized by whimsical themes, an eclectic rock sound, and unconvincing “period” dialogue between dubiously lovable seafaring puppets……

The Works at AudioCinema
Punk meets Prog in this three-piece band made up of...

31 KNOTS

31 Knots

Punk meets Prog in this three-piece band made up of… …

The Works at AudioCinema
Panther

PANTHER

Panther

Panther’s music is a hard match of damaged soul, falsetto disco and broken synth fueled freak-outs. …

The Works at AudioCinema

WORKSHOP

Deborah Hay: Experimentalism

Both Body and dance are always provisional, which does not mean that body and dance are…

Conduit
Mark Russell chats with Pavol Liska and Kelly Copper of Nature Theater of Oklahoma about their radical perspectives on contemporary theatre.

CHAT

Spectacle of the Everyday

Mark Russell chats with Pavol Liska and Kelly Copper of Nature Theater of Oklahoma about their radical perspectives on contemporary theatre….

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)
Flight of Mind marks the culmination of a five-year project tracking animal migration and devising choreographic systems in response.

JENNIFER MONSON/ILAND

Flight of Mind

Flight of Mind marks the culmination of a five-year project tracking animal migration and devising choreographic systems in response….

Disjecta

Sutapa Biswas

Back Room Dinner

The Cooley Gallery and PICA are pleased to announce that British artist Sutapa Biswas will the…

SIMPATICA: Supper Space
Utilizing hand-constructed puppets made from thrift store cast-offs, BlingLab presents a bumbling set of explorers by reading between the lines of Lewis & Clark

BLINGLAB

The Untold Misadventures of Lewis & Clark

Utilizing hand-constructed puppets made from thrift store cast-offs, BlingLab presents a bumbling set of explorers by reading between the lines of Lewis & Clark’s infamous expedition….

Someday Lounge
An experiment in confined space, Ten Tiny Dances is a performance series...

TEN TINY DANCES

Ten Tiny Dances

An experiment in confined space, Ten Tiny Dances is a performance series……

The Works at AudioCinema

WORKSHOP

Jennifer Monson: Navigating Landscapes through Improvisation

We will experiment with various exercises to hone our spatial awareness, perceptual understandings and sensorial responses…

Disjecta
Artist Deborah Hay discusses her writings about dance and the creative process with the Henry Art Gallery

CHAT

Imaginative Bodies

Artist Deborah Hay discusses her writings about dance and the creative process with the Henry Art Gallery’s Betsey Brock….

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)
Performed in a lightless room for a small audience equipped with night vision apparatus...

CRISPIN SPAETH DANCE GROUP

Dark Room

Performed in a lightless room for a small audience equipped with night vision apparatus……

PORTLAND’5: Brunish Theatre
Mountain is a provocative new trio by post-modern dance pioneer Deborah Hay in collaboration with three of the Northwest

DEBORAH HAY

Mountain

Mountain is a provocative new trio by post-modern dance pioneer Deborah Hay in collaboration with three of the Northwest’s most compelling contemporary choreographers……

PSU: Lincoln Performance Hall
Directed by reg e. gaines, acclaimed journalist Jerry Quickley tells the sweat-inducing tale of his travels to Iraq...

JERRY QUICKLEY

Live From the Front

Directed by reg e. gaines, acclaimed journalist Jerry Quickley tells the sweat-inducing tale of his travels to Iraq……

Northwest Neighborhood Cultural Center
Julie Atlas Muz, the reigning Miss Coney Island, is one of the most acclaimed and prolific...

JULIE ATLAS MUZ

Julie Atlas Muz

Julie Atlas Muz, the reigning Miss Coney Island, is one of the most acclaimed and prolific……

The Works at AudioCinema
Flamboyant chameleon of spoken word, music, and sociopolitical tirades...

TAYLOR MAC

Taylor Mac

Flamboyant chameleon of spoken word, music, and sociopolitical tirades……

The Works at AudioCinema
New York

JAMES TIGGER! FERGUSON

Tigger!

New York’s leading boylesque performer since 1997, James Tigger! Ferguson has been stripping and grinding……

The Works at AudioCinema
The Wau-Wau Sisters have been wooing audiences all across the land since...

WAU WAU SISTERS

Wau Wau Sisters

The Wau-Wau Sisters have been wooing audiences all across the land since……

The Works at AudioCinema

WORKSHOP

Bebe Miller: Dance Matter: Physicality and Context

What’s the path from idea to dancing? The focus of this class is finding context in…

Conduit
Choreographer Linda K. Johnson speaks with hip hop performance poet Jerry Quickley and choreographer and community activist Jennifer Monson.

CHAT

Art and Activism

Choreographer Linda K. Johnson speaks with hip hop performance poet Jerry Quickley and choreographer and community activist Jennifer Monson….

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)
David Weissman, with Taylor Mac, Julie Atlas Muz, James Tigger! Ferguson, the Wau Wau Sisters, and Zebra from Sissyboy, on the intersection between burlesque and performance art.

CHAT

The New Burlesque

David Weissman, with Taylor Mac, Julie Atlas Muz, James Tigger! Ferguson, the Wau Wau Sisters, and Zebra from Sissyboy, on the intersection between burlesque and performance art….

Q Center
In recent years, the CIA has been using unmarked civilian airplanes to kidnap and transport suspected terrorists to countries like Syria...

TREVOR PAGLEN & THE SPECULATIVE ARCHIVE

N4467S: Tracking the CIA's "Torture Planes" and Not a Matter of if but When

In recent years, the CIA has been using unmarked civilian airplanes to kidnap and transport suspected terrorists to countries like Syria……

Northwest Film Center: Whitsell Auditorium at Portland Art Museum
Miller combines virtuoso choreography with cutting edge motion capture technology to investigate the relation between the foreign and familiar in contemporary life.

BEBE MILLER COMPANY

Landing/Place

Miller combines virtuoso choreography with cutting edge motion capture technology to investigate the relation between the foreign and familiar in contemporary life….

PORTLAND’5: Newmark Theater
Backed by her rollicking band Gloria Deluxe, Hopkins performs songs from her new show-in-progress...

CYNTHIA HOPKINS/GLORIA DELUXE

Hopkins/Gloria Deluxe

Backed by her rollicking band Gloria Deluxe, Hopkins performs songs from her new show-in-progress……

The Works at AudioCinema
Copy (AKA Marius Libman) has created an emotionally affecting sound that doesn

COPY

Copy

Copy (AKA Marius Libman) has created an emotionally affecting sound that doesn’t neglect the dance floor. …

The Works at AudioCinema

WORKSHOP

Gaelen Hanson, Peggy Piacenza, and Amelia Reeber: Solo Dance Improvisation

Seattle dancers Gaelen Hanson, Peggy Piacenza and Amelia Reeber will facilitate a workshop that investigates solo…

Conduit
Stephanie Snyder and Rose Bond (PNCA), with artists Crispin Spaeth, Marty Schnapf and Edie Tsong (via live video feed).

CHAT

If You Could See Me: Technologies and Performance

Stephanie Snyder and Rose Bond (PNCA), with artists Crispin Spaeth, Marty Schnapf and Edie Tsong (via live video feed)….

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)
As the Portland sun sets, a flock of songbirds crafted from flammable magnesium tape will ignite along the streets under the Hawthorne Bridge...

SUTAPA BISWAS

Magnesium Bird

As the Portland sun sets, a flock of songbirds crafted from flammable magnesium tape will ignite along the streets under the Hawthorne Bridge……

The Works at AudioCinema
The glowing, groaning and grinding noise of New Humans...

NEW HUMANS

New Humans

The glowing, groaning and grinding noise of New Humans……

The Works at AudioCinema
Second annual fashion runway show and rooftop party showcasing new fall designs with all ticket proceeds benefiting PICA.

Runway to Rooftop

Nordstrom's Fashion Show to benefit PICA

Second annual fashion runway show and rooftop party showcasing new fall designs with all ticket proceeds benefiting PICA….

PICA at West End
PICA / PAC  present Croation artist Viktor Popovic

Viktor Popovic

PICA Artist in Residence

PICA / PAC present Croation artist Viktor Popovic’s installation at Portland Art Center. …

Portland Art Center
PICA is proud to support the PSU MFA Monday Night Lecture Series. There will be free public artist lectures almost every Monday night of the school year. So get yourself there! And pass the info along!

Mark Newport Lecture

Mark Newport Lecture

PICA is proud to support the PSU MFA Monday Night Lecture Series. There will be free public artist lectures almost every Monday night of the school year. So get yourself there! And pass the info along!…

Fifth Avenue Cinema

Mark Horowitz Lecture

Mark Horowitz Lecture

PICA is proud to support the PSU MFA Monday Night Lecture Series. There will be free…

Fifth Avenue Cinema

Jeanne Finley Lecture

Jeanne Finley Lecture

PICA is proud to support the PSU MFA Monday Night Lecture Series. There will be free…

Fifth Avenue Cinema

PICA Holiday Cabaret

PICA Holiday Cabaret

Dress up and head out to an evening of cabaret and holiday antics. Start the evening…

Wilf’s Piano Bar
4th-annual all day print marathon and studio sale.

Prints for PICA 2006

Prints for PICA 2006

4th-annual all day print marathon and studio sale….

333 Studios
Raise your glass to PICA!

Pints for PICA

Pints for PICA

Raise your glass to PICA!…

Low Brow Lounge
All the way from Seattle, WA! 
Susan Robb

Susan Robb

Susan Robb Lecture

All the way from Seattle, WA!
Susan Robb will lecture about her work…

Fifth Avenue Cinema
Well Traveled, And Living In Portland, OR! Bruce Conkle

Bruce Conkle

Bruce Conkle Lecture

Well Traveled, And Living In Portland, OR! Bruce Conkle Will Lecture About His Work this Monday night….

Fifth Avenue Cinema

Walter Lee

A Special Walter Lee Projects You Tube Extravaganza

PSU MFA Candidate Walter Lee, known for his Walter Lee Projects on YouTube, will host an…

Fifth Avenue Cinema
A night below the surface, in support of PICA's 2007 Time-Based Art Festival.

TADA Underground

TADA Underground

A night below the surface, in support of PICA’s 2007 Time-Based Art Festival….

509 SW Taylor
All The Way From San Francisco, CA! Jim Goldberg Will Lecture About His Work.

Jim Goldberg

PSU Monday Night Lecture Series

All The Way From San Francisco, CA! Jim Goldberg Will Lecture About His Work….

Fifth Avenue Cinema
Special screening of 70

Arnold Kemp

Hallucinatory Horror Double Feature

Special screening of 70’s horror classics Prince of Darkness and Suspiria organized by TBA:07 Artist and PICA Artist in Residence Arnold J. Kemp….

Clinton Street Theater
NEED TO BUY TICKETS? REMAINING TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR. PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY.

Miranda July

No one belongs here more than you. A reading and book signing.

NEED TO BUY TICKETS? REMAINING TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR. PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY….

First Congregational Church
A juried exhibition by Arnold J. Kemp

SuperNatural: call for submissions

A juried exhibition by Arnold J. Kemp

SuperNatural is a forthcoming exhibition juried by Arnold J Kemp, artist and former Associate Curator of Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco….

Featuring Panther, Plastic Little, and DJ Copy with treats by Saint Cupcake!

Happy PICA Birthday!

A PICA Birthday Party Extravaganza

Featuring Panther, Plastic Little, and DJ Copy with treats by Saint Cupcake!…

holocene
Singers needed for the opening event of PICA

Rinde Eckert Rehearsal

Singers Needed

Singers needed for the opening event of PICA’s TBA:07 Festival, a new work titled On the Great Migration of Excellent Birds by Rinde Eckert featuring hundreds of Portland voices. …

Join us for a casual artist talk with two visiting artists whom are participating in Gallery Homeland's Scratching the Surface. Scratching the Surface is a community based public project that draws focus to the Willamette River

Tim Folland and Ianthe Jackson

Free Artist Talk

Join us for a casual artist talk with two visiting artists whom are participating in Gallery Homeland’s Scratching the Surface. Scratching the Surface is a community based public project that draws focus to the Willamette River’s strength as a unifier of diversities and a link, both symbolically and literally, with communities beyond the city limits….

PICA: Resource Room (old location)
After 12 years of making the world safe for contemporary art it's time for Portland Institute for Contemporary Art to clean its closet.

PICA YARD SALE

PICA YARD SALE

After 12 years of making the world safe for contemporary art it’s time for Portland Institute for Contemporary Art to clean its closet….

PICA Yard Sale
Curated by Stephanie Snyder and Kristan Kennedy

Marko Lulic/Peter Kreider

Curated by Stephanie Snyder and Kristan Kennedy

Austrian artist Marko Lulic re-examines modernist art and architecture through a wide range of construction materials and media, often radically shifting the scale of historical monuments and artifacts. Peter Kreider’s work addresses a hidden potential in the content of the world and the interstices between wonder and understanding….

Reed College: Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery
Peter Kreider & Marko Lulic

Peter Kreider/Marko Lulic

Curated by Kristan Kennedy and Stephanie Snyder

Peter Kreider & Marko Lulic…

Reed College: Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery
Sincerely, John Head (SJH) alternately and sometimes simultaneously plays the role of idolized performer and earnest fan by hosting events and producing artifacts that revel in both personas.

Sincerely, John Head

Studio Sessions

Sincerely, John Head (SJH) alternately and sometimes simultaneously plays the role of idolized performer and earnest fan by hosting events and producing artifacts that revel in both personas….

Singer Project Space
Throughout the Festival, groups of poets, actors and artists will read aloud from ten great works of American literature.

Reading Out Loud

Coordinated by Buck Skelton

Throughout the Festival, groups of poets, actors and artists will read aloud from ten great works of American literature….

Larry Krone scavenges through the universe of Americana, ready-made culture to reinvigorate the folk and outsider art traditions.

Larry Krone

Larry Krone's Campfire Exposition

Larry Krone scavenges through the universe of Americana, ready-made culture to reinvigorate the folk and outsider art traditions….

Museum of Contemporary Craft: The Lab
A group show that brings together artists from outer space to this place. Space is a Place explores the psychological aura of an office by turning it into a gallery.

Space Is a place

Curated by Rob Halverson

A group show that brings together artists from outer space to this place. Space is a Place explores the psychological aura of an office by turning it into a gallery. …

Corberry Press: Building A
Regina Silveira utilizes the white cube as the backdrop for her spatial experiments, which are made up of poetically profound, stark, black images.

Regina Silveira

Outgrown (Tracks and Shadows)
Curated by Christy Wycoff and Mack McFarland

Regina Silveira utilizes the white cube as the backdrop for her spatial experiments, which are made up of poetically profound, stark, black images….

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)
Based on the reverse of the assumption that one conventionally links vegetation with the color green, Silva

Cristian Silva

The Non-Green Garden

Based on the reverse of the assumption that one conventionally links vegetation with the color green, Silva’s project will explore the possibility of designing a living art installation, a garden, that will emphasize the absence of green and, at times, chlorophyll in certain plant and fungus species….

Non-Green Garden Project Space
The Lincoln Film Conspiracy is a 30-minute film that combines archival footage, new video segments and digital image manipulation.

Ina Diane Archer

The Lincoln Film Conspiracy (LFC)

The Lincoln Film Conspiracy is a 30-minute film that combines archival footage, new video segments and digital image manipulation….

PSU: Neuberger Hall, Autzen Gallery
Dear PICA Friends,

I am so excited that in a few days we will
open TBA:07!  Tickets have been selling like
hot cakes and people are coming from all
across the world to see what PICA, Portland
and TBA have to offer.

Dear PICA Friends

A letter from TBA:07 Artistic Director Mark Russell

Dear PICA Friends,

I am so excited that in a few days we will
open TBA:07! Tickets have been selling like
hot cakes and people are coming from all
across the world to see what PICA, Portland
and TBA have to offer….

Ryan Wilson Paulsen will be creating a series of postcards that will be sent to a mass of randomly selected people who form the once-a-year community that is the Time-Based Art Festival.

Ryan Wilson Paulsen

I'm Searching Too

Ryan Wilson Paulsen will be creating a series of postcards that will be sent to a mass of randomly selected people who form the once-a-year community that is the Time-Based Art Festival. …

Various Locations

TBA:07

Announcing TBA:07 Artists

Save the Dates!
Time-Based Art is Happening.
September 6-16, 2007…

Various Locations
Sara Greenberger Rafferty has always worked in a performative vein: while never actually taking the stage, an absent performer has always seemingly orchestrated the objects and pictures she presents.

Sara Greenberger Rafferty

Sara Greenberger Rafferty has always worked in a performative vein: while never actually taking the stage, an absent performer has always seemingly orchestrated the objects and pictures she presents….

Corberry Press: Building A
New Hours. Opens Saturday, September 8, 2007 at 11 am

Guido Van Der Werve

The Clouds Are More Beautiful From Above

New Hours. Opens Saturday, September 8, 2007 at 11 am

Living Room Theater
The Clandestine Periphery is an invisible mural set into the wall and activated by a glance.  Born from a reductive process that relies on photographic information, it is dependent on the architectural and pedestrian use of the space.

Melia Donovan

The Clandestine Periphery

The Clandestine Periphery is an invisible mural set into the wall and activated by a glance. Born from a reductive process that relies on photographic information, it is dependent on the architectural and pedestrian use of the space….

PICA Blog & TBA Radio

TBA Press Corps and PICA Blog The TBA Press Corps comprises a group of volunteer artists,…

PICA Artist in Residence Arnold J. Kemp further pursues the psychic and political spaces that are available in abstraction by continuing his ongoing  body of work DAYDREAM NATION.

Arnold J. Kemp

Daydream Nation (The Suspiria Version)

PICA Artist in Residence Arnold J. Kemp further pursues the psychic and political spaces that are available in abstraction by continuing his ongoing body of work DAYDREAM NATION….

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)
UrbanHonking.com is an online community run by three close friends: Jona Bechtolt, Mike Merrill, and Steve Schroeder who claim to have "accidentally" created an internet phenomenon.

Urbanhonking

Ultimate Blogger 3

UrbanHonking.com is an online community run by three close friends: Jona Bechtolt, Mike Merrill, and Steve Schroeder who claim to have “accidentally” created an internet phenomenon….

Various Locations
SuperNatural is an exhibition of Portland-area artists juried by Arnold J. Kemp, TBA:07 Artist and former Associate Curator of Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco.

SuperNatural

curated by Arnold J. Kemp

SuperNatural is an exhibition of Portland-area artists juried by Arnold J. Kemp, TBA:07 Artist and former Associate Curator of Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco….

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)
Larry Bamburg culls images and idiosyncratic details from the natural world to produce kinetic installations. Comprised of paper, string, tape, wire, fluorescent lighting, electrical fans, and photographic snapshots, his work activates the often unrealized potential in quotidian materials.

Larry Bamburg

Larry Bamburg culls images and idiosyncratic details from the natural world to produce kinetic installations. Comprised of paper, string, tape, wire, fluorescent lighting, electrical fans, and photographic snapshots, his work activates the often unrealized potential in quotidian materials.

Corberry Press: Building B