Catch a special screening of !Women Art Revolution a film by Lynn Hershman Leeson at the NW Film Center on Sunday with a special introduction by Reed College's Stephanie Snyder.
Screening • January 22 • 4:00 PM
NW Film Center • $9 general $8 members • free to students and faculty
Portland Art Museum • Whitsell Auditorium
Sponsored by: Pacific Northwest College of Art, Oregon College of Arts and Crafts, Portland State University, Reed College, Northwest Film Center and Elizabeth Leach Gallery.
Disjecta presents 80's Neo Geo art star Peter Halley, "as the final exhibiting artist in the 2011-2012 Curator-in-Residence season. Halley will create a site-specific installation at Disjecta entitled 'Prison'. The show represents Halley's first solo exhibition in the Pacific Northwest and will be the final show of Jenene Nagy's curatorial program."
Opening Reception • January 21 • 6 - 9PM
Disjecta • January 22 - February 25 2012
Gallery Hours • Fri - Sun 12 - 5 p.m. or by appointment
Glendening and Sarin at PLACE
It is always interesting to watch what young artists do in their first year out of grad school... usually it means divesting themselves of academic baggage such as the overuse of jargon. Usually they try to show as much as possible to get traction and collaborative projects are a good way to develop focus outside the MFA bubble while not over showing solo work.
This weekend, Daniel J Glendening & Jason Starin (both recent local MFA grads), "are working collaboratively on New Function. Glendening will be presenting new objects and images, riffing on themes of mortality, impotence, hope, and prosthetic spirituality. While Starin will be guided by his interest in how digital material influences our notion of physical form in reciprocal and possibly reactionary manners. Starin's practice reconsiders function as being more than utility by extending its meaning into the experiential need to comprehend with our hands. As the notion of the object advances digitally, it is his belief that archiving experiences tangibly will continue to define human nature and, in the context of the virtual age, is an increasingly important act to follow."
Hint, stop using excess jargon like, "notion of physical form in reciprocal and possibly reactionary manners," or, "archiving experiences tangibly." Still, it is worth checking these two.
Opening Reception • 6-9pm • December 21
PLACE @ Pioneer Place Mall • 700 SW 5th • 3rd floor • email@example.com
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