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Tavares Strachan

Feb 24, 2011 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

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Tavares Strachan visits the MFA in Visual Studies as part of the 2010-2011 Graduate Visiting Artist Lecture Series.

Bahamian-born Strachan is best known for the work The Distance Between What We Have and What We Want, 2004-06. For this project, he embarked on an Arctic exploration during which he extracted a 4.5-ton block of ice and shipped it to his former grade school in Nassau, where it was kept frozen by a solar-powered freezer. For a year after the Arctic remnant was installed in the sub-tropical environment, Strachan presented lectures in elementary schools throughout the Bahamas. Strachan holds an MFA from Yale University and had a major solo show at The MIT List Visual Arts Center in 2010.

Presented by ZGF Architects LLP

Supported by PNCA+FIVE (Ford Institute for Visual Education)

See the full schedule of the 2010-2011 Graduate Visiting Artist Lecture Series.

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PNCA Main Campus
Swigert Commons
1241 NW Johnson St.
Portland, OR, 97209   [map]
503-226-4391

Free and open to the public. Image: "Ice Walk," dura-tran print for "The Distance Between What We Have and What We Want," 2005-2006.

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