Moderated by musician, artist, and music advocate Rebecca Gates, this panel focused on the local community, economy, and ecology of the Portland music scene and covered the new initiatives and strategies that artists from a variety of genres are using to enhance local music, support one another, build community, and make change (both social and monetary). Featuring Cool Nutz, Laura Gibson, Holcome Waller, and John Savage.

Live musical performances by Rebecca Gates, John C. Savage, Laura Gibson, and Holcombe Waller.

In conjunction with PICA Symposium: Bodies, Identities & Alternative Economies, a weekend of performances, discussions, screenings, and lectures on the ideas and politics behind Hennessy’s in-progress TBA:12 performance Turbulence (a dance about the economy).

June 23, 2012
Portland Institute for Contemporary Art

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