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Friday 09.21.12

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Industry and Art

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Want to get your proletariat on this weekend? The annual Industry&Art "Celebrate the Worker" expo down at the Swan Island shipyards has some special events this weekend, including the 30 artist show (perhaps the theme is a little too literal to take too seriously but the uber industrial location is incredible). There's the "fully restored steamer Portland, the last steam-powered, sternwheel tugboat to be built in the United States." Also there's a World War II PT boat on hand. Artists like Christopher Rauschenberg, Jordan Tull, Henk Pander, Ryan Pierce, Mark Smith and Michael Brophy etc. all give this annual event a some pedigree but considering the outstanding location things could really be ratcheted up if they wanted to. A lot of the work simply illustrates the worker... what if it explored what that means a little deeper? Check it out and contemplate a cool site that has much much more untapped potential.

Industry&Art
Hours: Saturday & Sunday, Sept 22-23 | 11AM - 6PM
Friday sept 21st 12 - 6PM Tours 2PM & 4 PM
Vigor Industrial Shipyard, Swan Island
5555 N. Channel Avenue

Posted by Jeff Jahn on September 21, 2012 at 11:07 | Comments (0)


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