Portland2019 Biennial opens August 24, 2019

Join me for the opening of the Portland2019 Biennial at Disjecta Contemporary Art Center, an exhibition featuring eighteen projects, co-curated with Elisheba Johnson and Ashley Stull Meyers.

Scheduled Events and Performances: 

Saturday, August 24
6-9pm Opening reception from 6-9pm, Food and drinks for sale. 

Saturday, September 7
10am Interstate Avenue, On a Saturday, for Harp Duet and Percussion
A performance by Biennial artist Lou Watson with Finnian Peck and the Harriet Tubman Curatorial Project, creating a live musical score of Kenton commuter traffic along N Interstate Avenue. 

Saturday, September 21
4pm Northwest Prose
Biennial artist Demian DinéYazhi in collaboration with R.I.S.E (Radical Indigenous Survivance and Empowerment) will host a performative reading of poetry and prose from Pacific Northwest writers and other urgent voices. 

Saturday, October 5
Illuminating Voices: Activating Orchards of 82nd with live projections and performance
By Biennial artist Sabina Haque, as part of the Mobile Projection Unit.
Location: Orchards of 82nd, 8118 SE Division St, Portland, OR 97206 

Saturday, October 19
6:15pm Requiem for Vaseline Alley
Biennial artist Anthony Hudson (in drag, as Carla Rossi) leading a performative walking tour of downtown Portland’s Harvey Milk corridor, formerly known as “Vaseline Alley”. The tour will be a historical exploration of gentrification and now-vanished spaces for Queer embodiment and culture.
Location: Begins at the corner of SW 10th and SW Stark in front of Living Room Theaters 

Saturday, November 2
4:30pm A panel discussion lead by the middle school class of the Harriet Tubman Center for Expanded Curatorial Practice with biennial artists and curators.
6-9pm Closing reception and catalogue release party.