For the fifth year, SPACE presents a series of films, talks and activities around food sustainability. Our goal is to think a little bit more about where our food comes from and how it gets to us -- and perhaps to be inspired to try some projects at home. Here's a roundup of what's happening:
Thursday, April 19: Our friends at the Portland Food Co-op host an open house and screening of the film... MORE
Sam McPheeters rolled through town last night and gave a hilarious talk that left us salivating to read his new book The Loom of Ruin. You can keep up with his tour on his blog and take a look at what he had to say about his visit to Portland.
On April 17th, SPACE will be screening Convento, a documentary about kinetic artist Christiaan Zwanikken. Zwanikken reanimates the skeletal remains of deceased wildlife that he collects from the nature reserve surrounding the 400 year old Portuguese monastery where he lives and works with his family. Below are some examples of his work.[gallery]
Almost all of these pieces are animated in some... MORE