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Learn why Portland General Electric thinks creativity is good for the workplace.

Learn why Portland General Electric thinks creativity is good for the workplace.

Portland General Electric’s float highlighting the Work For Art program at the annual festival they sponsor. Webinar: Creativity at Work

Are you looking to offer more creative experiences to your staff? Or interested in learning how your arts organizations can make new connections to the business community? Join Kregg Arnston from Portland General Electric and Aaron Nicholson from Opera San Jose for a conversation on creativity in the workplace on Sept. 17 from 12:30p.m. – 1:30p.m. CT.

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Spontaneous Combustion at CoCA

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Beginning September 7, the Center on Contemporary Art (CoCA) will present Spontaneous Combustion, an explosion of two performative installations simultaneously critiquing power and elitism found in the contemporary (art) world. Made up of two groups of multidisciplinary artists, this exhibition explores power dynamics through performative research, institutional intervention, and an overload of sensory experiences.

Eastern Washington artists and educators, Peter Christenson and Phillip Mudd, collaborate on their project “Juried Performance,” an ongoing inquiry into the symbols, processes, and systems associated with institutionalized power and the hegemonic elite. Revolving primarily around a collection of recorded parasuicidal rituals that occurred in front of an absentee jury, the project analogizes the “juried art competition” to today’s sociopolitical climate. Videos of these performances were then mailed to nine well-known contemporary art institutions, essentially forcing review of the uncommissioned performances. The artists will perform during Pioneer Square’s artwalk.

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