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Thursday 08.15.13

« Venice Biennale 2013 Part II | Main | Monday Links »

Openings & Events | August 16 -18

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Quality is Contagious: John Economaki and Bridge City Tool Works


Drawing on his background in industrial design and knowledge of construction needs, Jon Economaki established Bridge City Tool Works in 1983. Using digital technology and his knowledge of industrial design he created tools to be passed down from generation to generation. The company's process and finished products from the past thirty years will be on view for the first time.



Quality is Contagious : John Economaki and Bridge City Tool Works
August 16 2013 - January 18, 2014
Museum of Contemporary Craft | 724 NW Davis St Portland, OR, 97209



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GLEAN


GLEAN seeks to get people to think about their consumption habits and consider the waste we generate. Each year, five artists are chosen and given a stipend of $2000 and six months time to glean materials from the dump and create ten pieces of art. This exhibition is the result of the process.

& then in The Vestibule ...


A new installation by Courtney Kemp . Through her work, Kemp seeks to familiarize her viewer with interior domestic spaces. Seeking to form and conjure up memories, each piece was created by following a fictional narrative.




GLEAN | Crackedpots, Recology, and Metro
AT THE ENDING, ON ALL CORNERS | Courtney Kemp
Opening | August 16 | 6-9 PM
August 16 - September 8th, 2013
Disjecta & The Vestibule | 8371 N Interstate Avenue Portland, OR 97217





The Bell Curve will be holding a series of one night shows put on by Portland artists. The project is part exhibition and part process due to the underlying theme of immediacy.

The Threshold is the tension between spaces, the point of transition, the space where you cannot stay.

The artists performing on the 17th are Perry Doane, Maria Lewis, Nicole McCormick, and Manny Reyes.





The Bell Curve Exhibition Project: Thresholds
August 17 | 7 - late
The Bell Curve Exhibition Project | 2819 NE Flanders #2. Portland, OR






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Jonathan Gann



The way artists work with their materials plays an important role in the concept of a piece. Jonathan Gann & Daniel Long will be testing this and will be interacting with each other's work for 7 weeks.



Material Concerns at White Gallery | Jonathan Gann & Daniel Long
Opening | August 17 | 5-9 PM
August 17 - October 5th, 2013
Place | 700 SW 5th Ave Portland, OR 97204 (Enter on movie theater side after 8 PM)


Posted by Emily Cappa on August 15, 2013 at 20:13 | Comments (0)


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