Posts Tagged: Kevin Sampsell

Notable Portland: 5/25–5/31

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Thursday 5/25: Claire Dederer reads from her latest memoir, Love and Trouble: A Midlife Reckoning. Powell’s City of Books, 7:30 p.m., free.

Walt Gragg reads from his new book, The Red Line. Powell’s Books on Hawthorne, 7:30 p.m., free.

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Notable Portland 4/6–4/12

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Thursday 4/6: The Writers in and as Art panel, presented by the BFA in Writing program at the Pacific Northwest College of Art, will feature a panel of curators, publishers, artists, and poets talking about the many ways writing functions in art practices.

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Notable Portland: 1/12–1/18

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Friday 1/13: Franz Nicolay reads from his anarcho-leftist memoir debut, The Humorless Ladies of Border Control and is joined afterwards in conversation by Cari Luna, author of The Revolution of Every Day. Powell’s City of Books, 7:30 p.m., free.

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Paper Trumpets #30: Feeling Disconnected From Nature

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[T]he finding, cutting, and pasting process constantly offers me new perspectives on how I see the world around me. ...more

Paper Trumpets #28: Mystery of the Triangles

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I'm not going to get brainy and talk about the mathematics of triangles; I simply like the visual energy in its slants, which, depending on its position in a collage, can suggest movement, growth, or escape. ...more

Paper Trumpets #26: Famous Myths of the Golden Age

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This is part of the mystery and sometimes frustration of doing collage—trying to remember where things came from. ...more

Paper Trumpets #15: Puffy Has Something

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The images and text on this collage are from an old Christmas book called Baby's First Christmas, a short picture book published in 1983. I took the story text (about 100 words) and re-arranged it into a sort of dada holiday poem. ...more

Paper Trumpets #11: Let’s Bounce

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I love it when there are sports images in collages, especially older photos. There's a reason why throwback uniforms are so popular. ...more