Plenty Pictures, Lacking Teeth

Time-Based Art’s Pictures of the Moon With Teeth stays vague.

Visual Arts
One of the major problems with “time-based art” is its definition, or lack thereof. Artists at PICA’s annual Time-Based Art Festival gallery this year interpreted it as renegade percussion instr   More
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 MEGAN HARNED

TBA 2015 Diaries: Holcombe Waller's "Requiem Mass: LGBT / Working Title"


Arts & Books
Events at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral inevitably assume a certain spiritual significance. Holcombe Waller's Requiem Mass was no different.Even newcomers who are skeptical of organized religion can hardly help being awed by the century-old Gothic edifice. And those skeptic were likely a sizable share of the audience crowding Waller's Requiem Mass:LGBT/Working Title last Friday ...   More
Thursday, September 17, 2015 JAY HORTON

Breaking Point

Amy O’Neal pushes gender boundaries at TBA.

Amy O’Neal knew she was pushing a boundary. Break dancing was born on the streets of the Bronx, and it still maintains an air of machismo today, even though it’s moved into studios. But for her ne   More
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 KAITIE TODD

TBA 2015 Diaries: Experimental Sound Artist Aki Onda


Arts & Books
Experimental sound artist Aki Onda’s set at the Time Based Arts Festival on Monday night played like a montage of all of the sounds that you never want to hear in a horror movie.Loud, buzzing static, distorted feedback loops, audio that sounded like it was from old Japanese news reels and clips of ripping, clattering, crashing and creaking sounds dominated the Japanese sound artist’s solo ...   More
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 KAITIE TODD

TBA 2015 Diaries: Ten Tiny Dances


Arts & Books
Ten Tiny Dances is anything but tiny.The show gives ten choreographers one 4-by-4-foot stage and the results are usually mind-blowing. Or at least mind-fucking. In its 37th iteration, the best part of the show at PICA's Time-Based Art Festival this year was a thin ribbon of blue paint dripping from a suspended cube onto James Healey's pale, naked chest. Or it was how Michelle Ellsworth looked ...   More
Thursday, September 17, 2015 ENID SPITZ

Party Like It’s 1995

The Time-Based Art Festival is having a 1995-themed dance party. Here’s what to wear to show everyone you know the most about what happened in 1995. 1. Monica LewinskyFind a slinky blue dress a   More
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 LIZZY ACKER

One TBA Top Act Is TBA

Expect the unexpected from Keyon Gaskin.

These are heady days for Keyon Gaskin. When we reached him by phone, the 32-year-old Portland performance artist was in Berlin, freshly arrived from an arts festival in Vienna and imminently departing   More
Wednesday, September 9, 2015 RICHARD SPEER

Hive Mind

Tyondai Braxton makes abstract music for the people.

Music Stories
As an experimental musician, Tyondai Braxton is aware that once he starts talking about one of his projects, he is susceptible to sounding like an asshole. It comes with the territory, really. Wheneve   More
Wednesday, September 9, 2015 MATTHEW SINGER

PICA's Time-Based Art 2015 Lineup Announced


Arts & Books
Reggie Watts' dance partner, an opera set designer who's obsessed with tiny model cities and a Japanese composer who favors cassette Walkmen are just a fraction of this year's Time-Based Art Festival. PICA announced the program for its annual, 10-day fest, which will take over the city Sept. 10-20 with a mix of dance, visual arts, concerts, multimedia experiments and urban pop-up performances. ...   More
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 ENID SPITZ


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