I was invited to do something in a show a comedy show at the Siren Theater in Portland, Or for the 30th anniversary of Saved By the Bell and I obviously said yes right away. My first thought was to make some sort of puppet show but then, quickly, I realized that I wanted to…… Continue reading Just for fun: Saved By the Bell Animation
I’m heading to Krumville, New York for a short but intensive residency with The School of Making Thinking. This residency is titled Iteration Lab and in it I and my fellow residents will each present a 30 minute structure at the same time each day, iterating the structure and adapting in reaction to the experience.…… Continue reading Residency Alert & Postcards, from The Edge
Brandon and I were recently guest on John C. & Claudia F. Savage’s podcast Thick in the Throat, Honey. You can hear the episode by clicking the link below. https://www.thickinthethroathoney.com/podcast/2018/episode-13-interview-with-amy-and-brandon-conway Two artists interview two artists–with our children playing in the adjoining room sometimes, sometimes under our feet. Amy Conway is a multi-disciplinary artist whose work utilizes…… Continue reading Podcast alert: Episode 13 of Thick in the Throat, Honey
I have a new show opening June 2, 6 pm-9 pm at Indivisible 2544 SE 26th Ave, Portland, Oregon 97202. The show will be open for viewing June 9, 16 and 23. Check back for specifics or follow the show on Facebook for details. This installation replicates, documents and transcribes the shape of motherhood in my life.…… Continue reading Mother Shape
I went on a residency at Cucalorus in North Carolina August 3-14 called Playing With Food: Eating Our Work. I wasn’t sure what the residency would be and I didn’t have a specific project in plan. I had thoughts, research, knowledge about food issues both nationally and globally and a ton of possible ideas but no…… Continue reading playing with food: eating our work
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I spent 3 weeks in Detroit in May (2016) at Spread Art. While there I moved in two directions, mostly. The first was that of engaging in acts of exploration – walking, occasionally by bike, later by car and sometimes with people. This is Spread: The second direction was towards drawing. I spent my time…… Continue reading Detroit Residency
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RE-RE-MAKE: An Immersive Performance Lab June 16 – July 6, 2015, Roscoe, New York I created and participated in a number of performances and performance experiments. I am gathering documentation as I go. Here is the second performance I did as a response to a peer’s first performance at the residency. I wrote and read…… Continue reading School Of Making Thinking Residency
I don’t think I ever added this to my website. Last summer when Dreamland (Artist Erica Thomas and myself) where curated and enacted a series of events at the temporary gallery space of Weird Shift. We were interviewed by Daniel Flessus on KBOO – so, here is the interview, officially added. http://kboo.fm/sites/default/files/episode_audio/kboo_episode.2.140725.1140.3501.mp3
I’m going on a residency this summer – June 16 – July 6th. I need some help – check out the Indiegogo link and watch my video yo. music by Brandon Conway https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/residency-at-the-school-of-making-thinking/x/10603976
I am excited to announce that I will be part of a 3 week residency this summer in New York. It is with The School of Making Thinking and will take place mid-June through early July. The residency is on a ten-acre property outside of Roscoe, NY. I will post more in the future as…… Continue reading News!
I never posted these images about our week at weird shift. also, here is a link to Dreamland’s interview KBOO: http://kboo.fm/sites/default/files/episode_audio/kboo_episode.2.140725.1140.3501.mp3 Dreamland Collective used our Awesome Grant to create, curate and engage in a week of performances and interactions. We started with Text Message Performances, a project where we solicited anonymous text messaged conversations to be…… Continue reading Dreamland in Residence at Weird Shift
I curated an art show in the p:ear gallery that is up right now through September. It features artist’s whose work we would like to use during the filming of Pocket Girl (see film page, or better yet, go to pocketgirlmovie.com). Anyways. Go see the show. pearmentor.org p:ear – 338 NW 6th Ave artists…… Continue reading p:ear Gallery show
For the past 9 months or so I have been part of an ongoing, international, online collaboration. The premise is a little bit like the game Exquisite Corpse where we are working in tandem on one another’s images, building up, adding and subtracting. This was a little like a crash course in photoshop for me…… Continue reading Scribble it Down: Parallel Lives
July 27th – August 1st we will inhabit the Weird Shift Storefront space at 201 N Alberta St. We are curating a series of events that act as micro-examinations into how culture and technology are shifting the structure of relationships. They are performances, intimate interactions, warm, welcoming invitations and explorative forms of communication. as follows:…… Continue reading Dreamland presents a week of performance at Weird Shift
Dreamland was interviewed in early March by Idealist In Action blogger Rebecca Olson. Dreamland met up with Rebecca for coffee a discussed our project for on a lovely Saturday morning. Here is a link to the interview: http://blog.en.idealist.org/new-social-art-project-dreamland-infuses-public-spaces-with-cozy-wonder/
Dreamland was announced last Friday, the 15th, as one of the five finalists for the Awesome Portland Grant. Last night, November 21st, Dreamland gave a 3 minute presentation at The Oregon Public House and was voted by Awesome Portland’s board of trustees to receive the grant! Hip Hip Hurray! Dreamland is going to take over the…… Continue reading Awesome Portland Picks Dreamland!!!!