This month

John Cotter Artist Talk on Trauma Writing

SPACE Gallery, 538 Congress St, Portland, United States

John Cotter, a deaf writer from Colorado, spent April of 2016 living and working at a homeless shelter in the great plains. In the grips of his own trauma -- diagnosed in his 30s with a strange disease -- Cotter found fellowship and new humility among the shelter's residents, and learned both about what makes us who we are and how to bear better witness. Please join him for an artist's talk, a short reading, and a conversation about the wages of trauma and the role of art. John Cotter will be the artist-in-residence at SPACE Gallery from November 28 through December 19, 2017. An article he w...

Film: From Nowhere (Presented with the ACLU of Maine)

SPACE Gallery, 538 Congress St, Portland, United States     Movie

Three undocumented teenagers — a Dominican girl, an African boy and a Peruvian girl — are just about to graduate high school in the Bronx. Like most teenagers, all they want to do is hang with their friends, fall in love, and figure out where to go to college; but unlike their American classmates, these three live with the threat of being discovered by the authorities and deported. When one of their teachers connects them with a lawyer to help them get their papers, the teens start to dig into their family histories to assist their immigration cases. As they continue to deal with the every...

NIck Carter Artist Talk

SPACE Gallery, 538 Congress St, Portland, United States

SPACE Gallery is pleased to present The Same River, an installation by Providence-based artist, Nick Carter on view in the window from Friday, November 3, 2017 through Saturday, January 6, 2018. He also recently partnered with Portland's own youth collective Kesho Wazo to present a new edition of streetwear at the intersection of punk and couture. Guided by an ethic of collaboration, youth empowerment, and de-professionalization, the line features all-over bleach patterns punctuated by patches of screen-printed imagery and sections of 'upcycled' clothing. The fashion show was featured as part...

Blade of the Immortal - The 100th film by Takashi Miike

SPACE Gallery, 538 Congress St, Portland, United States     Movie

Manji, a highly skilled samurai, becomes cursed with immortality after a legendary battle. Haunted by the brutal murder of his sister, Manji knows that only fighting evil will regain his soul. He promises to help a young girl named Rin avenge her parents, who were killed by a group of master swordsmen led by ruthless warrior Anotsu. The mission will change Manji in ways he could never imagine... the 100th film by master director Takashi Miike. BLADE OF THE IMMORTAL website:

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