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929 NW Flanders Street
Portland, OR 97209 United States
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November 2019

Brenda Mallory: Gather Back

November 7, 2019 - December 21, 2019
Upfor Gallery, 929 NW Flanders Street
Portland, OR 97209 United States
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Upfor Gallery Pearl Brenda Mallory

For her first solo exhibition at Upfor, Brenda Mallory presents new 2D and sculptural work that address ideas of repetition, interference, and disruption in nature and human culture. Working in an array of materials both found and created, from linen firehose to kiln-formed glass, she often combines relatively simple components into complex wholes. This recent body of work also employs a specifically iterative approach. “For example,” Mallory explains, “I created a piece from rubber drive…

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April 2020

Richard Stuart Perkins: If Ancestors Anchor

April 1 - May 30
Upfor Gallery, 929 NW Flanders Street
Portland, OR 97209 United States
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Richard Stuart Perkins at Upfor Gallery Pearl

New York artist Stuart Perkins photographs himself in scenes of reductive tropes of black culture, using racially charged props and tableaux. Perkins’ images attempt to reason with racism, appropriation, and assimilation, inviting viewers to examine their own assumptions. While the gallery is closed to the public during the stay-at-home order, this exhibition can be viewed online through our website and Artsy, and a video of the artist discussing this work is available in our IGTV…

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Danielle Roney: Frequencies of Opacity

April 1 - April 30
Upfor Gallery, 929 NW Flanders Street
Portland, OR 97209 United States
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Danielle Roney: Frequencies of Opacity at Upfor Gallery

In Frequencies of Opacity, artist Danielle Roney presents three bodies of work developed through research and community engagement around contemporary migrant experiences. Migration patterns, immigration policy, and migrant and refugee experiences have been the focus of Roney’s work for the last two decades, the center of a practice rooted in nomadic research and the impact of technology on society. Her recent works are poetic visualizations expressing resilient affirmations of strength in difference. While the gallery…

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