I had a brief email exchange with Cole Caswell and Bryan Graf, creators of Swamp Thing and Relics. In this interview, Cole and Bryan talk about the work in the exhibitions, their collaboration and their future plans.
By Kelsey Halliday Johnson, Executive Director The countdown to the 2018 midterm elections has been a political moment marked by its overt division in public discourse and a disturbing trend of tumultuous violent events. I know I am not alone in saying this moment has been exhausting. However, civic participation is more crucial than ever before. With that in mind, we at SPACE have been...
SPACE Gallery is proud to announce the appointment of Toccarra Thomas as the organization’s inaugural Managing Director. The hire follows an extensive search for this new position that will be charged with overseeing operations; Thomas will join SPACE on November 6th. “We are honored that Toccarra has accepted this senior position with SPACE that will be crucial to our organizational growth,”...
Arien Wilkerson is a choreographer, and multi-disciplinary artist working with movement, video, and installation based in Hartford, CT. As the Artist-in-Residence here at SPACE he will be performing his latest work EQUATORS this coming Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 12th- 14th. This performance explores environmental injustice and its link to racial injustice.
On Saturday the 25th of August, 2018, the New York City-based dystopian pop band JOBS will return to Portland bearing the gift of new music, in the form of their new record Log On For The Free Chance To Log On For Free, and new member (!) Jessica Pavone on viola. JOBS is a band that plays with ferocious intensity and precision, weaving many disparate styles into their long-form compositions,...
Anthony Bowers is an artist and educator working across media in painting, sculpture, and installation. His work, The Water is Warm, is currently displayed in the SPACE window. I was lucky enough to sit down and speak with him about the depth of his art from everything to his teaching career to the meaning and purpose of his own work.