This month Living Room is excited to present work by Hannah Piper Burns
July 25-Sept 25, 2013
OPENING RECEPTION: July Last Thursday, July 25, 6-9 PM
LIVING ROOM REALTY NE OFFICE: 1422 NE Alberta St, Portland OR
Drinks and Munchies courtesy Living Room Realty
These pieces are about existing between worlds.
These pieces are about the inexorable draw of uncertainty.
These pieces are about the lifecycle of an identity.
These pieces are about the unnameable unfathomable inside.
Esther Williams (1921 – 2013) was an actress, swimmer, and progenitor
of the aquamusical.
The films featured in Mermaid Blues were all made while Williams was
under contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer:
Thrill of a Romance
This Time for Keeps
On an Island with You
The Million Dollar Mermaid
The music featured in Mermaid Blues is:
John Frusciante: murderers
HEALTH: glitter pills
Prefuse 73: preparation outro version
Daft punk: nightvision
Modeselektor: I love you
Hannah Piper Burns is a video/sound/installation artist, curator,
programmer, and writer whose interests lie at the interstices of folk art, digital
archives, found media, and poetry. She is constantly investigating the potential
of the human body to play jump rope with the Cartesian split. She co-directs
EFFportland (experimental film festival Portland), and co-runs the local
microcinema grand detour.
About the Gallery:
The Light+Sound Window Gallery is a unique exhibition space dedicated to exhibiting new media contemporary art—namely video, film and sound art. The window gallery is located at 1422 NE Alberta Street in Portland, Oregon and is viewable 24/7. Artwork is rotated regularly with artist receptions for each exhibit occurring on the Last Thursday of the month. Living Room provides an honorarium to each exhibiting artist.
Living Room Realty is proud to provide exhibition space for artists who work in video and film. We understands the importance of contemporary art and believe that a strong Arts community in one of the fundamental pieces of a healthy city.