The Portland Institute for Contemporary Art's 17th annual Time-Based Art Festival

Dear Oregon Association of the Deaf,

 

The Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA) will be holding its 17th annual Time-Based Art Festival, a gathering of artists and audiences from around the world for ten days of contemporary performance, music, visual art, film, workshops, lectures, food, drink, conversation, and celebration. My name is Kerr Ivan Cirilo and, on behalf of PICA, I am writing to bring the following events to your attention. All of the events listed will all have ASL interpreters present for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community. In addition, Myles de Bastion's Late Night Performance will have closed-captioning and is created for a Deaf and Hard of Hearing audience.

 

September 12, 2019 

12:30 PM @ PICA, 15 NE Hancock St.

Panel: Art & Disability With Myles de Bastion and Guests

TBA artist Myles de Bastion--an artistic director, musician, creative altruist, and advocate for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing communities--is joined by others working for greater access and inclusion for Disabled artists and audiences.

 

10:30 PM @ PICA, 15 NE Hancock St.

Myles de Bastion/CymaSpace Late Night Performance

Leading Deaf musician, artist, and advocate Myles de Bastion and the CymaSpace collaboratively curate a night of experimental music and sound that centers Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing artists and audiences. 


 

September 13, 2019 

6:30 PM @ the Winningstad Theatre 

Ahamefule J. Oluo SUSAN

SUSAN, Ahamefule J. Oluo's darkly comic, musical portrait of his mother, builds one story out of many: a journey from Section 8 housing in 1980's Seattle, to the mangrove swamps of the Niger Delta, to the Clallam Bay Correctional Facility.


 

September 14, 2019 

12:30 PM @ PICA, 15 NE Hancock St.

Artist Conversation: Ahamefule J. Oluo With Darrell Grant and Erin Boberg Dougton

Musician, composer, writer, and comedian Ahamefule J. Oluo shares insights into his interdisciplinary artistic practice and the development and stories behind SUSAN, his TBA work-in-progress performance that explores "the failings of men, and the endurance of women.

 

6:30 PM @ the Winningstad Theatre 

Ahamefule J. Oluo SUSAN

SUSAN, Ahamefule J. Oluo's darkly comic, musical portrait of his mother, builds one story out of many: a journey from Section 8 housing in 1980's Seattle, to the mangrove swamps of the Niger Delta, to the Clallam Bay Correctional Facility.


 

In addition, all of our venues will be ADA accessible. I have attached the catalog pages for the events mentioned in this e-mail. For more information about the festival, and a full day by day schedule, please visit our website at PICA.org/tba

 

For questions about accessibility regarding specific events, please contact our box office at BoxOffice@pica.org

 

With international, national, and regional artists; World and West Coast Premieres, TBA:19 invites you to be present in the moment when anything can happen.

 

-Kerr Ivan Cirilo

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