Reprint: BAD ART & OBJECTHOOD

I asked David Levine (our September artist) if I could publish this essay, which he wrote for  Art/US (no. 13, June, 2006). He responded: Let’s just stress that it was written in 2006, at a different moment, when different things were going on and different players mattered.  The overall discourse has

Time in Portland

By Robert Tyree For 10 days each of the last 10 Septembers, the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art’s Time-Based Arts Festival has run rampant in a city often peripheral to considerations of contemporary performance. TBA’s two nonstop 90-hour weeks draw a lot of committed people to get haggard and timely together; a break in

Reflections on an All Day Event

By Aynsley Vandenbroucke I tiptoe into the sanctuary at one-thirty, join fellow parishioners of art. In the silence, my mind feels loud.  The hour for each improvising performer invites me to slow down, see horizontally; theta waves float throughout the space, drawing out ideas and focus. I’m pretty sure, and

November Bulletin Board

What are you doing this month? What are you seeing, reading, dreaming, adoring, rolling your eyes about, snoring through? Want to offer fellow P-Clubbers a discount to a show? Shamelessly plug something you’re in? Pull out your soapbox and hold forth on whatever unbelievably awful or divine thing you just

December Bulletin Board

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January Bulletin Board

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February Bulletin Board

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March Bulletin Board

What are you doing this month? What are you seeing, reading, dreaming, adoring, rolling your eyes about, snoring through? Want to offer fellow P-Clubbers a discount to a show? Shamelessly plug something you’re in? Pull out your soapbox and hold forth on whatever unbelievably awful or divine thing you just