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Notes – Screening at Boathouse Microcinema by Roland Dahwen Wu

On Sunday, April 14, THERE ARE NO BIRDS IN THE NESTS OF YESTERDAY is screening at Boathouse Microcinema, alongside work by Pam Minty and Julia Oldham.

Doors at 7.30pm, showing at 8pm. $8 at the door – no advance tickets.

INFO HERE

Notes – Upcoming screenings and exhibitions by Roland Dahwen Wu

UPCOMING SCREENINGS AND EXHIBITIONS

TRAVELER’S ODE
April 4, 2019
Performance video
Cadence Video Poetry Festival – Seattle, USA

THERE ARE NO BIRDS IN THE NESTS OF YESTERDAY
April 14, 2019
Documentary short
Boathouse Microcinema – Portland, USA

MAY 35 (short)
April 22 – 29, 2019
Video installation
Festival Internacional de Videoarte de Camagüey – Camagüey, Cuba

MAY 35 (expanded)
July 11 – September 29, 2019
Video installation
Cortona on the Move Festival (ARENA) – Cortona, Italy

Notes – Screening at White Noise Project by Roland Dahwen Wu

Thanks to Jake and Ryan for inviting us to show our short film THREE MOONS (made with Stephanie Adams-Santos, Kazumi and Rikuku Heshiki, Alma García, and Amanda Consuelo García) at their White Noise Project reading series. The event was their two year anniversary of the reading series. Thanks to everyone who attended.

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Notes – De-Canon photo exhibit closing reception by Roland Dahwen Wu

We’re holding an informal closing reception for the De-Canon photography exhibit that has been installed in the library since May. The exhibit features photography by Intisar Abioto, Vi Son Trinh, Dao Strom, and myself.

Sunday, January 27, 2019
6.30pm
De-Canon Library @ Milepost 5
8155 NE Oregon St, Portland, OR

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Notes – «Traveler's Ode» video in Poetry NW by Roland Dahwen Wu

Poetry NW published Dao Strom’s video «Traveler’s Ode» this month.

LINK TO PUBLICATION

Video credits:

Traveler's Ode
music & words: Dao Strom
director: Roland Dahwen
director of photography: Edward Pack Davee
sound recording & mixing: sidony o’neal, Dao Strom, Jim Han
mastered by Timothy Stollenwerk at Stereophonic Mastering
with thanks to Kyle Macdonald
with project support from Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) & Creative Capital Foundation
filmed at Satsop Power Plant, Elma WA
video produced by Patuá Films
daostrom.com
patuafilms.com



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Notes – Screening of «Traveler's Ode» «Three Moons» and «We are all the production line (part V)» by Roland Dahwen Wu

Thank you to everyone who attended last night’s screening at the De-Canon Library at Milepost 5. Special thanks to Dao, Neil, Kyle, Lincoln, Ted, and everyone who made the event possible.

The «Traveler’s Ode» video will be released online soon by Poetry NW.

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Notes – videos in Amsterdam by Roland Dahwen Wu

The FIELD THEORIES videos that I worked on for Samiya Bashir (with keyon gaskin) were recently part of keyon’s NASHA festival in Amsterdam. These are very special artists and I am fortunate to have contributed a small part to this.

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Notes – Field Day #2 (home school + Cooley Gallery) by Roland Dahwen Wu

thanks to manuel arturo abreu, Stephanie Snyder, Kevin Holden, Victoria, Steven, the Cooley Gallery, and everyone involved in home school's FIELD DAY #2 that happened yesterday. 

i gave a workshop on hospitality and the limits of cinema.

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Notes – claire berrera performance by Roland Dahwen Wu

June 15, 16, 17 — I'm showing a video as part of claire berrera's performance at New Expressive Works. claire has been in residence at N.E.W. and will be presenting work the next three days.

INFO

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Notes – de-canon photography exhibit by Roland Dahwen Wu

Yesterday we installed the de-canon photography exhibit – part of de-canon's residency – and tomorrow (Saturday, May 12) will be the opening reception. 

Featuring the skillful and beautiful work of Intisar Abioto, Vincent Trinh, and Dao Strom.

The exhibit and library installation will be in place through July 28, 2018.

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Notes – screening @ 5th Avenue Cinema by Roland Dahwen Wu

On May 19th, we'll be screening HAFT-SEEN at Portland State University's 5th Avenue Cinema.
We'll also show new works by Jonathan Raissi, Stacey Tran, and myself. 
Screening followed by Q&A, moderated by Takahiro Yamamoto.
Special thanks to Craig Epplin.

May 19
7-9pm
510 SW Hall Street
Portland, Oregon
97201

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Notes – PICA's Creative Exchange Lab by Roland Dahwen Wu

I'm fortunate to be an artist in residence at PICA's Creative Exchange Lab. On Tuesday, I presented some work:

«We are all the production line (part VI)»
Two-channel film. 8mm. Cassette tape and digital audio.
2018. 7 minutes.

Photo by Roy Perez

Photo by Roy Perez

Notes – «Ojos del Sol» in Portland Music Video Festival by Roland Dahwen Wu

Y La Bamba's «Ojos del Sol» music video, made with Luz Elena Mendoza and a bunch of generous and talented folks, has been selected for the Portland Music Video Festival on March 7th at the Hollywood Theatre. Luz and I will do a Q&A after the screening. The festival starts at 7:30pm.

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Notes – Dao Strom featured on OPB by Roland Dahwen Wu

Dao Strom's work is featured on OPB's Oregon Art Beat, including a few videos that she and I worked on together. 

Link to article and video

Notes – with Takahiro Yamamoto for 'ICONIC' show by Roland Dahwen Wu

Takahiro Yamamoto and I created a video for last week's ICONIC show – a fundraiser for Linda Austin's Performance Works Northwest. INFO

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Notes – «Flower Diatribe #1» for Dao Strom in Poetry Northwest by Roland Dahwen Wu

Dao Strom's piece «Flower Diatribe #1» is featured in Poetry Northwest, along with the video we made together. Words and voice by Dao Strom, sound by Barry Brusseau, video by Roland Dahwen Wu.

Link to article