Thursday, July 17, 2014

July 19 Empathy Shipping News Performance Works

Jordan Wayne Long completes a two week Portland residency with a performance this evening. He has been working on the Labrador, Portland's only gallery and studio afloat on the Willamette. Long is infamous for his 2011 performance curated by Patrick Rock at Fourteen30 Contemporary Gallery. He shipped himself by truck from Arkansas to Portland in a crate. Recommended. At the 12128 Labrador Project It's moored by Fred's Marina 12900 NW Marina Way, Portland. Map More detailed directions, don't get lost, on the website. 6PM, Performance 7 Free

In The Absence Of Empathy You Will Find Malevolence is a talk on their art projects by Nathanael Thayer Moss and Peter Fleming. How apropos where boys can find nothing better to do than play with guns and shoot down aeroplanes. Yardwork, the backyard Portland talks by artists suggests you bring a blanket to sit on, and refreshments if inclined. Yardwork at Surplus Space 3726 NE 7th 8:30

[Modern] Dance is alive and well in Portland. New collaborative nodes, like Flock are blooming. Performance Works Northwest has been quietly operating off Foster since 2000. It is a live-work space home to rehearsals and performance. The creators have been consistently supportive of Portland artists and visiting artists. Tonight is also the third Saturday monthly Foster Art Night.

To celebrate, Performance Works Northwest opens their studio and yard to performers and you. It happens from 6PM-midnight. From 6:30 to 10 there will be performances including Linda Austin, Jin Camou, Douglas Detrick, Luke Gutgsell, Ben Kates, Noel Plemmons, Danielle Ross and Grace Hwang and video projections by Karl Lind, Julie Perini, Ben Glas, Chaz Stobbs III, Stephen Miller and Meg McHutchison. 10PM-midnight, a DJ.

FANfare at Performance Works Northwest 4625 SE 67th. 6PM-Midnight Free