The Advent of the American Highway, or How
the Bicycle Suburbanized the Farmer slide lecture by Eileen
Eileen Finn speaks about early twentieth century road and
highway building movements including the Good Roads
movement. Find out the politics and fantasies that propelled early
road building. Eileen Finn is an artist and transportation
enthusiast who's working on a series of postcards based on
Portland bus line destinations.
Secrets of Cargo Exchange multi-media
lecture by Capra J'neva
Who is America's biggest exporter of wheat and its second
biggest cargo hub for automobiles? Where is the second biggest
grain export center in the whole world? If you guessed Port-Land,
you're right. Artist, alternative transportation activist, and
graphic designer Capra J'neva speaks on the truths and myths about
cargo flow up and down the Columbia River - as well as how
shipping oversight agencies manipulate the flow of public
Birds and Gods documentary video by Amos
If rockets are phallic symbols, where do women astronauts fit
it? This documentary film examines the history of women in space
and aviation using historical documents and computer
graphics. Amos Latteier is an interdisciplinary artist who builds
machines and gives lectures.
Ride the lecture series zip-line. Take a 50 foot journey from
one end of the warehouse to another. Daring lecture viewers can
grab the handle and fly. We are not
responsible for injuries.
Transportation Video Installation by Mark
Visionary Mark Kretzmeier creates a six-monitor video
installation examining vehicles and transportation in all their
varieties and splendor.