Weird Shift Con is upon us! The gallery opens tomorrow tonight (June 7th) and there will be an opening party. The event is at galleryHOMELAND, which is in the lobby of the Ford Building, at 2505 SE 11th Ave, Portland, OR 97202.
But the “real” conference starts on the 14th. I’m hoping to make it to the party tomorrow night and to the final day, June 17th.
Here’s the tentative schedule:
FRIDAY, JUNE 14
19:00 Todd Dickerson’s Soup Purse performance.
20:30 Zack Denfeld’s Nanoshare: Never Enough Eyeballs
21:00 Adam Flynn hosts Secret Twitter Film Club at our opening weird-reception.
SATURDAY, JUNE 15
11:00 Coffee, and an informal tour of the gallery.
12:00 First group of open sign-up Nanoshares.
12:45 Michael Reinsch performs on the subject of anthropology and human evolution.
13:30 Todd Dickerson talks about his Soup Purse performance from the previous evening.
14:45 Second group of open sign-up Nanoshares.
15:30 LE Long talks about “Critical Fight Studies”.
16:15 Jeff Harris and group share their Twitter Targeting System.
17:30 Third group of open sign-up Nanoshares
18:00 Suzanne Fischer does a walk and talk about powers of the mind and PEAR lab.
20:00 Center for Genomic Gastronomy hosts dinner.
22:00 Evening socializing at local watering holes.
SUNDAY, JUNE 16
12:00 Fourth group of open sign-up Nanoshares
12:45 Another presentation: TBA.
14:00 Laura Allcorn leads the We’ll See Walking Company’s special “Weird Shift” tour
14:00 Other simultaneous field trip to Kelley Butte (possibly).
16:00 Fifth group of open sign-up Nanoshares
16:45 Kyle Drake explains how “We are all already cyberpunks”
17:30 Stephanie Simek performance (pending confirmation).
18:00 A performance by Weird Fiction.