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Artists-in-residence at the Portland Archives

October 22, 2013

Head out to the City of Portland Archives and Records Center (PARC) on October 24 to hear about two local artists working with a piece of our city’s history.

The Regional Arts & Culture Council commissioned Kaia Sand and Garrick Imatani for an artist-in-residence project with the PARC. Their work, The Watcher Files Project, shares several months of art, poetry, and research focusing on surveillance files the Portland Police Bureau gathered on activists in the 1960s, ‘70s, and ‘80s.

The the discussion of their progress in celebration of National Archives Month. The event is free and open to the public, but RSVP as seating is limited.

To learn more about Kaia and Garrick’s project, visit their website at

Don’t forget to join Nick tonight at 5 pm, in City Hall’s Council Chambers to commemorate 100 years of the Commission form of government in Portland.

Portland's commission form of government turns 100: What do you think of it?

Andrew Theen in The Oregonian


Commissioner Nick Fish hopes for 'spirited discussion' at event commemorating commission

Andrew Theen in The Oregonian