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Portland Terrain Biennial

Portland Terrain Biennial

Oct 10, 2019 – Nov 17, 2019
In the Window Gallery and 15 other sites

SPACE is pleased to announce a new window installation, "Portland Terrain Biennial," co-organized by Meg Hahn, Bailey Romaine and Brendan Shea.

The Portland Terrain Biennial is an exhibition of site-specific art made for front yards, balconies, windows, and porches. The intent is to repurpose private spaces into public spaces in order to foster dialogue between neighbors, and provide opportunities for artists and viewers alike to experience new perspectives. This October, the Portland Terrain Biennial will have 18 artists presenting site-specific artwork at SPACE Gallery's Window Gallery, in addition to 14 residential sites throughout Portland and its surrounding area.

The window installation will be on view October 10 through December 12, 2019 at SPACE Gallery.

List of artists participating in Portland Terrain Biennial:

Philippa Adam
Frances Barker
Claire Blanchette
James Chute
Lina A. Dahbour
Justin Desper
Baxter Koziol
Justin Levesque
Amy Magida
Mali Mrozinski
Maggie Muth
Isabelle O'Donnell
Jake Paron
Veronica Perez
Bailey Romaine
Liam Singh
Jimmy Viera

About Portland Terrain Biennial

The theme of this year's Terrain Biennial is to take stock of the landscape that people are living in today. What is the terrain that we occupy? The environment that has been built? What is the topology of our moment?

Follow Portland Terrain Biennial on Instagram: @portland_terrain_biennial

About Terrain Exhibitions

Terrain Exhibitions was founded in Oak Park, Illinois by artist Sabina Ott in 2011 with a spirit of profound generosity, and community building. Over the course of seven years, Ott invited over a hundred artists to exhibit site-specific works in her front yard and on the porch at her home in Oak Park that she shared with her husband and author John Paulett. In 2013, Ott created the Terrain Biennial. Ott staged the month long public art event asking her neighbors to host artists she invited to exhibit in the biennial. The 2015 and 2017 Terrain Biennials grew to include host locations all over Oak Park and Chicago with many national and international locations as well.

Click here to learn more about Terrain Exhibitions.

Click here to check out Hyperallergic's coverage on the 2017 Terrain Biennial in Los Angeles.

Masthead image: Emily Hermant, Terrain Biennial 2015

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