Re: Portland SPE here we come

From: Mark Kronquist ^lt;>
Date: 02/05/05-11:15:08 PM Z
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Jake at Blue Moon might be able to host a show? Worth a call...
> Christina Z. Anderson wrote:
>> How about this: on thursday there is a dinner break from 5-7 PM.
> I guess that lets me out. Well, have a good time everyone!
>> Katharine, where are your two shows, and will they be concurrent with the
>> conference? Any chance the galleries are close by so we can visit?
> The two shows are group shows far from Portland (one is 3 hours away and
> the other is 4 hours away) and they are no big deal as shows go,
> certainly not worth the drive from Portland. If I thought they were big
> deals, I wouldn't have agreed to contribute to them, because I am still
> very much in retreat from the whole gallery/exhibition scene; I stopped
> scheduling shows in 2002 and I don't consider either of these shows to
> be a violation of that moratorium. Neither of them will be up during the
> conference, at any rate.
> The problem is that I never do anything by halves, and even though these
> are shows that I don't consider important, that I'm doing (1) as favors
> to friends and (2) because one of them is intended as a tacit protest
> against an environmental insult that I think it's important to protest
> against in a quiet way, I'm still working as hard at them as I would if
> they were real shows. Even though neither of them seemed like a big deal
> when I agreed to it, together they're turning out to be rather a big
> deal as far as commitment of my own time and energy. At any rate, that's
> what that's all about.
> Katharine
Received on Sat Feb 5 23:48:50 2005

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