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Monday 07.14.08

« Community Building | Main | Public art + publicity »

Pearl Installations

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Pearl District "Art Boxes"

Orlo is a non-profit organization that uses a creative arts approach to environmental issues. They publish Bear Deluxe, an environmental magazine, and have launched a new project in the Pearl and Alphabet districts. Artboxes are magazine boxes containing Bear Deluxe that have been decorated by local artists. They can be found at:
Northwest 23rd and Irving (Annette and Joe Thurston)
Northwest 21st and Glisan (Jason Lockett)
Northwest 11th and Couch (Lukas Ketner)
Northwest 9th and Flanders (Jennifer Mercede)
Northwest 12th and Glisan (Chris Haberman)

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Box on NW 23rd



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Falling Light "in progress"

Also currently installed in the Pearl District: The RACC presents an installation by Scott Sonniksen. Falling Light, which is incorporated into the structure of the MachineWorks building, is constructed of concrete blocks coated with colored epoxy glaze, installed in such a way that it creates a surface that subtly reflects light. The installation looks at the interplay of light created by dense downtown building, and the use of red is "a nod to the many historic brick buildings that once populated this district."

Downtown installation • Through July 25
MachineWorks • 1455 NW Northrup

Posted by Megan Driscoll on July 14, 2008 at 11:39 | Comments (0)


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