Thursday, September 10, 2009

Sept 10, 12, 13 Video Curios Curated by Melody Owen

Portland artist Melody Owen is known for visually elegant, idea-infused, minimalist work. East Coast and international studies have brought her into contact with a myriad of inspirations. Tonight she curates two international selections of video pieces for the big screen, Circles and Spinning Wheels, and If I Could Crowd All my Souls Into That Mountain.

Circles includes a recurring theme of curves and circles. Crowd is organized around artists who are symultaneously subject and maker in their films. The artists are Boris Achour, Guler Ates, Barak Bar-am, Jean Charles Blanc, E*rock, Ben Fino-Radin, Liz Haley, John Hey, Gretchen Hogue, Cassandra C. Jones, Alexandra Lakin, Chris Lael Larson, Zak Margolis, Alicia McDaid, Ma Qiusha, Daragh Reeves, Michael Shamberg, Sigtryggur Sigmarsson, Catarina Simoes, Matt Underwood and Ola Vasiljeva.

The program is at the Art Museum Whitsell Auditorium, 1219 SW Park Thursday, September 10, 6:30PM; Saturday, September 12, 6:30PM; Sunday, September 13, 2:30PM $6 members/$7