Friday, April 23, 2010

April 23-25 Dancing Painting Talking Biennial

Kudos to 2010 Portland art biennial curator, Chris Moss, for including performance by artists. Tonight there are two. Tahni Holt, modern dancer, performance artist, installationalist, social practice artist and collaborator with sculptors is first. She presents Culture Machine tonight Friday, then Saturday and Sunday in the Disjecta Space.

The Oregon Painting Society has often accompanied installation with music. Tonight they do so at their sprawling installation in the Templeton Building. Joining them will be perfomalists Wooly Mammoth Comes To Dinner. One night, Friday.

Cris Moss the curator unwinds his thought process in the selections for this year's biennial. He has curated in Portland under the imprint Donut Shop since 2000. Moss talk Saturday afternoon.

Holt: Disjecta, 8371 N Interstate. Friday 6PM sharp, Saturday 5PM sharp, Sunday 4PM sharp, all Free

Painting Society Wooly Mammoth: Friday. Templeton Building, 5 SE 3rd. Doors 8PM, show 9 sharp Free

Moss Talk: Disjecta, 8371 N Interstate. Saturday 3PM Free