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Josiah McElheny, Nur fur Eine Nacht! One Night Only!, 2008 © Josiah McElheny, courtesy of the artist
Josiah McElheny, Nur fur Eine Nacht! One Night Only!, 2008 © Josiah McElheny, courtesy of the artist






REFLECTIVE DIALOGUES
Josiah McElheny: Artist Project Season at the lumber room

Reflective Dialogues is Zena Zezza's series of performative conversations on the ideas and influences within Josiah McElheny's work, bringing together theory, scholarship and artists' practices in the space of the exhibition.

Saturday, October 19, 3–5pm
PASSAGE WORKS: PAUL SCHEERBART, WALTER BENJAMIN & JOSIAH MCELHENY'S "LIGHT CLUB" FILMS
Robert Sitton and John Urang

Robert Sitton directed the early years of the NW Film Study Center and is adjunct professor in Culture and Media at Marylhurst University and John Urang is assistant professor in Media and Film Studies at Marylhurst University.

Saturday, October 26, 3–5pm
MODERNISM'S UTOPIAS & ARTISTS AS AGENTS
Joyce Cheng and Marek Wieczorek

Joyce Cheng is assistant professor in the History of Art and Architecture at University of Oregon and Marek Wieczorek is associate professor in Art History at the University of Washington.

Saturday, November 2, 3–5pm
THE ABSTRACT BODY & FASHION
Ann Hamilton and Jessica Burstein

Ann Hamilton is an artist based in Columbus and Jessica Burstein is associate professor in the Department of English at University of Washington.

Friday, November 15, 6pm
INSIDERS / OUTSIDERS
Lecture by Lynne Cooke with interlocutor, Josiah McElheny at University of Oregon, Eugene Campus

Saturday, November 16, 1–4pm
INTERIORS
Josiah McElheny and Lynne Cooke

Josiah McElheny is an artist based in New York City and Lynne Cooke is a writer and curator and Andrew W. Mellon Professor at the Center for Advanced Studies in the Visual Arts, National Gallery of Art, Washington DC.

Saturday, December 7, 6-9pm
THE LIGHT CLUB at the lumber room
Allison Cobb, Paul Mazier, John Shipley, Mary Sutton

This celebration of a fictional event enacts McElheny's own theatrical gathering for the "Centenary of the Light Club of Batavia."

All events are at the lumber room unless otherwise noted.

lumber room
419 NW 9th Avenue (between NW Flanders and NW Glisan)
Portland, OR 97209