Stage&Studio

Experiencing Beyond Van Gogh

“Madness, pain, ear-cutting despair, desolate poverty, Van Gogh’s myth tells the tale of a melancholic martyr who took his own life in an ultimate act of revulsion. By contrast, to follow the evolution of Van Gogh’s works is to go … Read the rest

Vanport Mosaic 2021

Dmae talks with Laura Lo Forti and Damaris Webb, co-directors of Vanport Mosaic, a multidisciplinary organization that devotes itself to memory activism through visual and performing arts, history and community dialogue. First formed to honor the history of the devastating … Read the rest

Lillian Pitt-10,000 Years Through Art

Dmae Roberts first met Lillian Pitt when noted writer Cheryl Strayed curated an artists  section of a TEDx talk in 2013 that included Roberts and Pitt. Though she was familiar with Pitt’s work, it was a pleasure for Roberts to … Read the rest

Roberta Wong, Conceptual Artist & Tireless Advocate

(Photo: Julie Keefe)

Note: Dmae interviewed conceptual artist Roberta Wong the day the killings of six Asian women in Atlanta, Ga. that night on March 15, 2021 in an apparent (though not yet charged) hate crime. In the conversation between Read the rest

Horatio Law’s Urban Studies

Dmae talks to Horatio Hung-Yan Law about creating art in solitude and while walking. Horatio is long-time Portland-based artist who has created large installations and public artwork in many locations here but also in other parts of the country.

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Chinatown Museum

Dmae features the new Portland Chinatown Museum which has a soft open on First Thursday, June 7th 4-8pm with photographer Dean Wong’s exhibit of Chinatown photographs. We’ll hear from executive director Jackie Petersen-Loomis and artist Roberta Wong about the history Read the rest