Sunday, July 21 at 3:00pm
Free and open to the public
PICA, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art
15 NE Hancock, Portland, OR 97212
Ford Family Foundation, the UO School of Art and Design, and the Cooley Gallery, Reed College are honored to welcome curator Allie Teppe. She will speack to her recent projects at the Walker Art Center, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and SculptureCenter, New York.
Allie Tepper is a curator and writer currently based between New York and Minneapolis, MN. Her curatorial practice bridges the disciplines of visual art and performance, with a focus on commissioning new work. She is concerned with voicing global social movements and struggles as they relate to personal experience, articulating life in motion, and centering marginalized perspectives. Allie is currently the Mellon Interdisciplinary Fellow at the Walker Arts Center where she works in both the Visual Arts and Performing Arts Departments. Previously, she has held curatorial positions at the Whitney Museum, SculptureCenter, and MoMA. She is also the former Assistant Director of the magazine and arts venue Triple Canopy. Her recent exhibitions include Rabih Mroué: Again we are defeated (Walker Art Center, 2018-19), Derek Fordjour: Half Mast (Whitney Museum of American Art, 2018), Not for Everybody: Hadi Fallahpisheh, Baseera Khan, and Gloria Maximo (Simone Subal Gallery, 2018), Running Towards the Sun: Guadalupe Maravilla, Grace Rosario Perkins, & Efraín Rozas (315 Gallery, 2018), and In Practice: Another Echo (SculptureCenter, 2018). Tepper is currently coediting a publication on artist collectives active during the 1960s—early ‘80s, forthcoming through the Walker Art Center in October 2019. She is also assisting in editing and producing the catalogue Nick Mauss: Transmissions, co-published by the Whitney Museum of American Art, Yale University Press, and Dancing Foxes Press, forthcoming in the fall of 2019.