His research and artwork centers around the “cultural landscape” primarily in communities in the African Diaspora in different parts of the world.
Dr. Nicole R. Fleetwood will present her talk “Art, Abolition, and Black Feminist Activism” at Mills College’s Lisser Hall with a reception to follow.
Liz Magor will talk about her recent studio work, how to entertain contradiction, and how to be untopical yet relevant.
In a dark humor vein, the sci-fi experimental art film, The Special People asks you to consider the hypnotic state induced by smart technology and human desire for freedom and authenticity.
Zena’s seventh artist project season presents the work of Shanghai based Chinese artist/filmmaker Yang Fudong (b. 1971) at the 1857 Hallock & McMllan, returning Zena to Portland’s oldest building located in the heart of Old Town Chinatown.
Visitors should feel free to visit briefly, as one might a reception for an art opening, or stay for the duration.
With a background in architecture, Nashin’s applied and research investigations center around water polities and infrastructures, communication and media philosophies, and epigenetic adaptations.