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phone: 503-865-4100


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Passing it on: new work from the Watcher Files Project

You are invited to the opening reception and a performance by Kaia Sand, Garrick Imatani, Joanne Oleksiak, and Amanda Hendricks on Monday, October 27 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Performance at 6 p.m. There will be light refreshments.

She was always hunched over the machineGarrick Imatani and Kaia Sand present artwork and poetry from their shared artist residency at the City of Portland Archives and Records Center. Working with police surveillance files of activists and civic groups in the 1960s, 70s, and 80s, they created an interactive display of drawings, photographs, sculptures, poetry, prints, as well as loaned objects and bookshelves curated by longtime activists Kent Ford, Lloyd Marbet, Soozie Nichol and Joanne Oleksiak. For more information, please visit:


North Portland Branch, Multnomah County Library

512 N. Killingsworth Street

Portland, Oregon 97217

Opening and Performance Monday October 27th

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Performance starts at 6 p.m.

This project is funded through the City of Portland Percent for Art program administered by the Regional Arts & Culture Council. Exhibit closes Dec 6.