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OICR Spring Colloquium & Artist Residency at House on Metolius
Apr
24
to Apr 27

OICR Spring Colloquium & Artist Residency at House on Metolius

THE OREGON INSTITUTE FOR CREATIVE RESEARCH: E4

2019 CT+CR Spring Colloquium & Artist Residency at House on Metolius 

Image Credit: House on Metolius

Image Credit: House on Metolius

Dates:  Wednesday, April 24-Saturday, April 27, 2019
Theme:  “Springtime Waters” (after Gaston Bachelard’s essay “Clear Waters, Springtime Waters and Running Waters”)
Faculty:  Anne-Marie Oliver and Barry Sanders, Directors
Chef:  Emily Squandra
Participants:  Erika M. Anderson, Trace Fleeman y Garcia, Emily Hyde, Brian Liu, Maria Fernanda Nuñez, Sophie Sumney-Koivisto, Nicholas Tarter, Mark Tracy
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SCHEDULE

WEDNESDAY, April 24

12:30 p.m.:  convene in front of the Attic Institute
1:00 p.m.: depart Portland for House on Metolius, Camp Sherman
4:00-6:30 p.m.:  settling in (snacks available in Eleanor’s Cottage)
6:30-8:00 p.m.:  celebratory inaugural dinner
8:30 p.m.:  desert films, followed by group discussion

THURSDAY, April 25

8:30-9:30 a.m.:  breakfast
10:00-12:30 a.m.:  Seminar 1
1:00-2:00 p.m.:  lunch
2:30-5:30 p.m.:  Seminar 2
5:30-6:00 p.m.:  roam and wander
6:30-8:00 p.m.:  dinner
8:30 p.m.:  desert films, followed by group discussion

FRIDAY, April 26

8:30-9:30 a.m.:  breakfast
10:00 a.m.:  depart for Richardson’s Ranch, where we will spend the day rockhounding
1:30 p.m.:  lunch in Bend
7:30 p.m.:  dinner back at House on Metolius

SATURDAY, April 27

8:30-9:30 a.m.:  breakfast & recap, “Springtime Waters”
9:30-10:30 a.m.:  pack up
11:00 a.m.:  head back towards Portland

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READINGS

Seminar 1

Gaston Bachelard, selections from Water and Dreams: “Clear Waters, Springtime Waters and Running Waters,” 19-43, and “The Supremacy of Fresh Water,” 151-157

Gaston Bachelard, “Water Lilies or Surprises of a Summer's Dawn,” The Right to Dream, 3-6

Madame Michelet, “River Scenery” (final section on the Mississippi), Nature or the Poetry of Earth & Sea, 271-275 (with 200 b/w illustrations by Giacomelli)

Julia Kristeva, “Narcissus: The New Insanity,” Tales of Love, 103-121

Seminar 2

Christopher Alexander, Sara Ishikawa, & Murray Silverstein, selections from A Pattern Language: “Access to Water,” 135-138, and “Pools and Streams,” 322-327

David Laskin, “Writer's Weather,” Rains All the Time, 151-185

F. Batmanghelidj, “The New Paradigm,” Your Body's Many Cries for Water, 13-24

B. C. J. Zoeteman, “Introduction,” Sensory Assessment of Water Quality, 1-18

Gregory Bateson, "Ecology of the Mind - The Sacred," Sacred Unity, 265-270

Gregory Bateson, "Mind/Environment," Sacred Unity, 161-173

Ivan Illich, “Water’s Dual Nature:  Purity and Cleanliness,” H20 and the Waters of Forgetfulness, 27-30

“Water Is Life,” Standing Rock:  https://standwithstandingrock.net/mni-wiconi/

Seminar 3 (PDX)

Maurice Merleau-Ponty, “The Perceptual Faith and Reflection,” The Visible and the Invisible, 28-49

Gérard Genette, “Failing Natural Languages,” Mimologics, 201-247

Sir James George Frazer, selections from The New Golden Bough“The Magical Control of the Weather,” 38-53, “Departmental Kings of Nature,” 70-72, and “Primitive Theogamy,” “Egeria and Numa," and "Roman Kings,” 96-100

Elias Canetti, “Crowd Symbols” (“Rivers,” especially), Crowds and Power, 75-90

Robert McFarlane, “The Woods and the Water” and “Glossary III: Waterlands,” Landmarks, 95-138

Seminar 4

Rachel Carson, “Surface Waters and Underground Seas,” Silent Spring, 39-51

Rachel Carson, “Rivers of Death,” Silent Spring, 129-152

The Heinz Center, “Physical Outcomes of Dam Removal,” Dam Removal - Science and Decision Making, 98-132

Cynthia D. Stowell, “Salmon--Continuity for a Culture,” Western Water Made Simple, 71-80

Charles Fishman, “The Revenge of Water,” The Big Thirst, 1-24

Blaine Harden, “Wild and Scenic Atomic River,” A River Lost, 147-173

FILMS

Andrei Tarkovsky, Stalkr (Soviet Union, 1973), 183 minutes (original cut: 205 minutes)

Chris Marker, Sans Soleil  (France, 1983), 100 minutes

Benh Zeitlin, Beasts of the Southern Wild (USA, 2012), 93 minutes

Elia Kazan, Wild River (USA, 1960), 52 minutes

Roman Polanski, Chinatown (USA, 1974), 131 minutes

Icíar Bollaín, Tambien la Lluvia (Even the Rain) (Spain/Mexico/France, 2010), 104 minutes

Steven Zaillian, A Civil Action (USA, 1998), 115 minutes

Robert Redford, The Milagro Beanfield War (USA, 1988), 117 minutes

Steven Soderbergh, Erin Brockovich (USA, 2000), 130 minutes

*The last six films are cited on the website of the Water and Society group at Michigan State University, to which we offer our appreciation.  For more information on this group, visit <www.waterandsociety.leadr.msu.edu>.

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OICR Spring Colloquium &amp; Artist Residency @ Caldera
Apr
11
to Apr 14

OICR Spring Colloquium & Artist Residency @ Caldera

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 Dates: Tuesday, April 11-Friday, April 14, 2017
 Theme: “Defactualization and Its Discontents; Or, The New Unreality”
 Faculty: Anne-Marie Oliver, Oregon Institute for Creative Research; Barry Sanders, Oregon Institute for Creative Research; Kathleen Eamon, Evergreen State College; Shaw Osha, Evergreen State College
 Chef: Max Germano
 Sous-chef: Cydney Lipscom
 Participants: Laura Birchard, Natassia Haas, Emily Hyde, Taryn Tomasello, Mark Tracy, Daniel Dubiel, Andrew Woods, JR  Rothfuss, Maia Rasmussen, Madeline Weltchek, Ryan Fazio, Garrett Bailey, Natalie Schultz-Purves, Aiden Skogheim

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CT+CR Fall Colloquium and Artist Residency
Oct
3
to Oct 7

CT+CR Fall Colloquium and Artist Residency

 

CT+CR Fall Colloquium and Artist Residency @ Caldera 2012

With major support from Paul Livadary and the Marshall and Margherite McComb Foundation and with special thanks to Peets Coffee

Dates:  October 3-7, 2012
Theme:  “The Visible, the Invisible, and the Indivisible”
Special guests:  Nina Katchadourian, Clinical Assistant Professor at the NYU Gallatin School for Individualized Study; Sina Najafi, Editor-in-Chief, Cabinet magazine; Dan Heagerty, Board of Governors, Caldera Arts Center
Faculty:  Anne-Marie Oliver, Barry Sanders, Marie-Pierre Hasne, Joan Handwerg
Program coordinator:  Nicole Eriko Amagai-Smith
Chef:  Cathy Cleaver
Participants:  Marshall Astor, Karena Bennett, Carmen Denison, Kimberly Disney, Peter Falanga, André Busch Fortes, Dustin Freemont, Val Hardy, Lauren Heagerty, Hannah Horovitz, Evangelina Owens, Mel Ponis, Robert Reincke, Kevin Smith, Dawn Stoppiello, Muhammad Usruf, Brooke Wendt, Chloé Womack

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