On Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at 11:30 a.m. Joseph Gallivan interviews artist Ryan! Feddersen about Inhabitance, her installation at the Portland International Airport, which opens in November 2021. Feddersen talks about making public art on a grand scale, about her love of mixed media and her sense of space, about her researching the five biomes of Oregon in her transit van during the pandemic, about life as a mixed race Native American artist who passes for white, and why she has an explanation point in her name.
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Joseph Gallivan has been a reporter since 1990. He has covered music for the London Independent, Technology for the New York Post, and arts and culture for the Portland Tribune, where he is currently the Business Reporter. He is the author of two novels, "Oi, Ref!" and "England All Over" which are available on Amazon.com
This show was recorded by Zoom video conferencing software between Portland and Tacoma on May 21, 2021.