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Jackie Im and Aaron Harbour Low-Residency MFA in Visual Studies Lecture

Jul 22 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

511 Building - Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Center for Art and Design

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Graduate Lectures

511 NW Broadway
Portland, Oregon, 97209   [map]

The PNCA Low-Residency MFA in Visual Studies is excited to welcome the artists Jackie Im and Aaron Harbour for a lecture on their work and practice Wednesday, July 22 at 6pm.

This event is part of the Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies Summer 2020 Lecture Series, Wednesday nights in July 2020 for conversations on art and ideas. Join us via Zoom

or watch live streaming on our PNCA Live YouTube channel

Jackie Im is a curator, writer, and editor based in Oakland, CA. She currently serves at the Associate Curator of the San Francisco Arts Commission Galleries. She is also the co-founder and Director of Et al. and Et al., etc. in San Francisco, alongside Aaron Harbour and Kevin Krueger. Im has organized exhibitions at the Wattis Institute of Contemporary Art (SF), Queens Nails (SF), The Lab (SF), Important Projects (Oakland), Royal NoneSuch Gallery (Oakland), Holiday Forever (Jackson Hole, WY), and SFAC Galleries. Her writing has appeared in Fillip Magazine, Art Practical, Curiously Direct, SFAQ, and various exhibition catalogues. Im is currently a lecturer at California College of the Arts and at Mills College. She holds a BA in Art History from Mills College and an MA in Curatorial Practice from California College of the Arts.

Aaron Harbour was born in San Antonio, Texas. He does a few too many things. He is a curator, writer, DJ, and author operating out of Oakland, CA. He is co-director of Et al. and Et al. etc., a gallery program with two locations in San Francisco, and has additionally curated exhibitions across the Bay Area and in New York, Mexico City. Two and a half, as the home gallery Cassie’s recently had its first exhibition. He runs, an art blog covering the international art scene with a special focus on what happens locally. Previously he ran Curiously Direct, an art criticism website and newsletter where he wrote about hundreds of exhibitions in short-form, and he has additionally written for SFMOMA’s Open Space, Fillip Magazine, San Francisco Arts Quarterly, Art Practical, Decoy Magazine, Art Cards, several small publications/artist catalogues. He has authored several books on subjects ranging from ghosts to artificial intelligence. As an artist his work concerns identifying ‘misbehaving objects’, words and things acting against expectation with which he attempts to collaborate. He has exhibited at 100%, San Francisco; City Limits, San Francisco, NIAD, Richmond, and CCA Wattis, San Francisco. His ongoing music podcast series is called Timber. He received some modicum of education at the San Francisco Art Institute.

Upcoming Lectures: Kyung Me - July 29

PNCA’s Low-Residency MFA is organized to be an innovative hybrid of an MFA degree and an artist residency. The low-residency program has a longer degree-completion time (3 years), flexible schedules, intensive residency periods, lower cost of attendance, and the distance-learning component, which does not require students to permanently relocate. Furthermore, the program is interdisciplinary, offering artists of all media and stages of their development the opportunity to refine their vision

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