Open Season: A Reflection on Open Engagement

Open Season: A Reflection on Open Engagement

by Jen Delos Reyes Two countries. Five conferences. Seven years. 14 partnerships. Over 700 presenters. Over 1600 attendees. Since the first Open Engagement conference in 2007 this event has become a key meeting point for people interested in socially engaged art....
Ox-Bow? Its like adult Hogwarts for artists.

Ox-Bow? Its like adult Hogwarts for artists.

Christian Kuras and I have been busily preparing for a class we should have called “The Decent into Awesome.” A class that brings together Avital Ronell, Silkscreens, and Juggalos/Celine Dion, publishing as form, and the new sincerity manifesto, so wrong...
Open Engagement 2013 no. 01

Open Engagement 2013 no. 01

There is a reason they made a show about this town; it’s so true it’s a cliché : Portland is a kind of paradise. From the Tiki bar at the airport to the food truck shanty town we hit at midnight where twenty-thirty somethings fulfilled all college cuisine...