Past Exhibitions

E.g., 2022/11/27
E.g., 2022/11/27

Let 'im Move You: Installation - jumatatu m. poe & Jermone Donte Beacham | 8.2.19–8.30.19

In conjunction with his interventionist sidewalk performance on August 2nd, jumatatu m. poe and Jermone Donte Beacham will create an installation in our window gallery. Let ‘im Move You: Installation is an open-ended collection of installation works that are often presented alongside the Let ‘im Move You performance series. Combining video projection, drawing, and sculpture, the work... MORE
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Carry Me - Howard Fonda featuring works Wabanaki basket makers and cultural bearers | 8.2.19–9.21.19

SPACE is pleased to present an exhibition project that pairs paintings by Oregon artist, Howard Fonda, with baskets woven by Wabanaki artists across Maine. Often referred to as a painter's painter, Howard Fonda creates work with a folksy air. The works in the exhibition are composed of acrylic and colored pencil on raw canvas in artist frames and continue his bold use of mark and color.... MORE
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Portland Outright Presents: Queer and Trans Youth Demand Justice Not Jails | 6.3.19–7.20.19

SPACE is pleased to announce a new window installation featuring artists and activists from Portland Outright in collaboration with PRIDE Portland.  Youth organizers from Portland Outright have created Queer and Trans Youth Demand Justice Not Jails, a new installation in our window gallery. The text-based work draws from Portland Outright's current organizing and... MORE
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Arena - Rose Nestler, Anna Queen & Benjamin Spalding | 6.1.19–7.13.19

SPACE is pleased to announce the opening of Arena, a group show featuring works by Rose Nestler (NY), Anna Queen (ME), and Benjamin Spalding (ME).  The three artists included in the exhibition use the aesthetics of sports and athleticism to consider broader narratives about material, queer and feminist histories. Rose Nestler's work highlights the ways that societal norms and gendered... MORE
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Andrew Elijah Edwards - Spirit Photography | 4.29.19–5.31.19

SPACE is pleased to present Spirit Photography, an installation in the window gallery by Andrew Elijah Edwards. Spirit Photography uses the electric glow of yesterday's technologies to channel a live feed from the dream realm to pedestrians on Congress Street. In this video installation, an assemblage of vintage recording devices surrounds an empty chair. Their myriad cameras fix... MORE
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Rose Nestler - Athena Pennant Flag | 4.15.19–6.30.19

SPACE is pleased to fly Rose Nestler's Athena Pennant Flag on the flagpole from April 15 - June 30, 2019. Nestler's artworks pull from the iconography and structures of the ancient Greco-Roman Gymnasium, while also utilizing the familiar aesthetics and materials of contemporary sportswear. She explores the correlation among athleticism, spirituality, gender and power through illustrating sports... MORE
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<3 <3 <3 | 3.20.19–4.26.19

SPACE is pleased to present <3 <3 <3, an installation in the window gallery by Brendan Shea. There is something heartwarming about sporadic lines from a marker, scrawled across a white paper with no clear intent or logic. It is easily recognizable as scribble because the path of the line holds the motion of an arm hinging back and forth at the elbow. The type of erratic mark you... MORE
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HOTLINE | 3.1.19–5.11.19

SPACE is pleased to present HOTLINE, an interactive group show featuring soundworks by artists, musicians, scholars, performers and poets. As the name suggests, the exhibition features eight listening stations where visitors can hear songs, artworks and readings on custom-built payphones designed by Smooth Technology, a New York City-based team of artist engineers. Each payphone is programmed... MORE
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