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Thursday 09.30.10

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First Friday Picks October 2010

Rebecca Steele and Posie Currin

NAAU presents The Image is Invisible, a collaborative installation of photography, video, and sculpture by Rebecca Steele and Posie Currin. "Using the collaboration process as a catalyst to demonstrate the exchange and transformation of ideas, The Image is Invisible looks at the way we, as individuals and as a society, combine, layer and separate meaning in every aspect of life. Steele and Currin are interested in the continuous process of recreating and deconstructing the image and the object through a practice that engages alchemical and theosophical methods."

Opening reception • 6-9pm • October 1
New American Art Union • 922 SE Ankeny • 503.231.8294

Friderike Heuer

Pushdot presents Friderike Heuer's (S)elective Affinities, a series inspired by Goethe's Elective Affinities (Die Wahlverwandtschaften), which was itself inspired by then-new chemical theory regarding the tendency of compounds to interact with each other in certain circumstances. "Just as Goethe's literary protagonists experiment with each other and their surroundings, I also experiment with 'affinities,' transferring subjects from one context into another." Note that Pushdot has a new location.

Opening reception • 6-9pm • October 1
Pushdot Studio • 2505 SE 11th Suite 104 • 503.224.5925

Micki Skudlarczyk and Jacomijn Schellevis

Micki Skudlarczyk and Jacomijn Schellevis by way of the Alicia Blue Gallery present Still, "a sculpture of fairy-tale proportions built of a crystallized sugar solution on the Lone Fir cemetery grounds. Still invites the public to come celebrate the beauty of life and its inevitable process; the edible sugary installation will be slowly dismantled by people who want to take a piece of this art with them. Eat it, shrine it or do with it as you please, the rest will be a natural, symbolic disintegration into the soil and vegetation-the sweetness of life dissolving into the earth to shapeshift into evidence of life repeating itself into a subtle eternal fractal of gentle beauty." The piece will be at the cemetery through October 16.

Opening reception • 6-8pm • October 1
Lone Fir CemeterySE Morrison

Images Clockwise from top left: Natasha Bacca, Susan A. Barnett, Carol Isaak, Ashley Anthony, Cheryl Hill

Newspace presents their second annual members' showcase, "a juried exhibition, highlighting work by some of Newspace's many talented members in an exciting group show."

Opening reception • 6-9pm • October 1
Newspace Center for Photography • 1632 SE 10th • 503.963.1935

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