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October Poetry Practice Space

Join us monthly on zoom, on the third Thursday of the month for prompts and sharing. Register here, and we’ll send the zoom link on the day of the event. Poetry Practice Space is a monthly gathering for poets and writers. Writing materials, readings and prompts for generative writing will be provided. Come share a space to talk about your writing practice, and current writing projects, bemoan rejections, celebrate acceptances, share writing resources— and write together! Consider Poetry Practice Space the calisthenics for your poetics. Suggested donation, no one turned away for lack of funds Free for members

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Bookarts: Pamphlet Stitch & Cover Variations

Register here $25-55 sliding scale 3 no-cost spots available; BIPOC prioritized; reach out to hquinn@iprc.org to inquire Bookarts Workshop: Pamphlet Stitch & Cover Variations In this introduction to book arts participants will come away equipped with a basic understanding of the tools required for bookbinding, and will learn how to bind books with a pamphlet stitch. This binding is versatile and will lend your book projects a simple elegance. We’ll go over several different variations with and without covers. Paper materials provided. Beginners welcome. Instructor: Isabel Diana Class capacity: 10 Class meeting: Sunday, August 8th, 12-2pm PST $25-55 sliding scale 3 no-cost spots available; BIPOC prioritized; reach out to hquinn@iprc.org to inquire Materials Provided Waxed Linen Thread Awl Binder’s needle 2 binder clips Pencil Optional…

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Bookarts: Accordion Books

Description: In this 2 hour workshop, participants will come away equipped with a basic understanding of the tools required for bookbinding, and will learn how to create 2-3 accordion book forms. Paper materials provided. Beginners welcome. Register here Instructor: Isabel Diana Class capacity: 10 Class meeting: Sunday, Oct. 10th, 12-2pm PST $25-55 sliding scale 2 no-cost spots available; BIPOC prioritized; reach out to hquinn@iprc.org to inquire   Materials provided: Waxed Linen Thread Awl Binder’s needle 2 binder clips Pencil X-acto Blade   Optional Materials: Cutting Mat Ruler Bone Folder Instructor Bio: Isabel Diana (she/her) is a Canadian/Colombian Printmaker who primarily works with text and image. Their practice is strongly influenced by book arts in both use and also methodology. Working mainly in screenprint and digital…

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GHOSTING a zine

Workshop Description: making concept, content, and single page zine / 4 page & poster in that je ne sais quoi style. together we will be: selecting a theme to find / curate digital images, using preview to edit images, using google docs to layout a make a single page zine, layout of zine, PDFing to potential printing *FREE* Workshop video will be available to watch September 20th at 3pm on Portland Sunday Parkway’s Facebook page Materials needed: computer with google drive / docs, apple preview / PC equivalent Target age range for participants: ALL AGES/PPLS Artist Bio: mononymously named, maximiliano, is a conceptual artist working in BLKwvv a generative multimedia mythos; A Black reclamation rococo aesthetic and agenda based in exploring and expanding the multiplicity…

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September Poetry Practice Space

Join us monthly on zoom, on the third Thursday of the month for prompts and sharing. Register here, and we’ll send the zoom link on the day of the event. Poetry Practice Space is a monthly gathering for poets and writers. Writing materials, readings and prompts for generative writing will be provided. Come share a space to talk about your writing practice, and current writing projects, bemoan rejections, celebrate acceptances, share writing resources— and write together! Consider Poetry Practice Space the calisthenics for your poetics. Suggested donation, no one turned away for lack of funds Free for members

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Inheritance Workshop Series

To inherit means to derive characteristics, items, situations, or a predisposition from one’s ancestors. Often, the connotation of inheritance for people of color is generational and negative; there exists tangible disease, illness, trauma, and debt. As queer people of color we are all too familiar with these realities in our communities and in ourselves. The Inheritance Workshop Series seeks to redirect this concept of generational inheritance as a form of something beautiful and abundant; through past traditions, passions, cultures, and joys. Abundance exists loudly, more so than the negative. Let’s center the things we have accumulated and chosen to hold closely. This will be a free, three-part workshop series hosted virtually with 5-10 participants. It will consist of writing poetry, experimenting with photography, and then…

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Poetry Is A Prompt: Community Healing Project

IPRC is honored to be selected by Creative Laureate Emeritus Subashini Ganesan and the City of Portland to create a healing through art collective project. Poetry Is A Prompt is a collaborative poetry project that we invite you to participate in. It’s an opportunity to reflect on grief and healing from the past year of heightened racist violence and the evolving COVID pandemic, as well as the many personal losses each of us experience. Intisar Abioto (@intisarabioto), Stephanie Adams-Santos (@tarot_obscuro), jayy dodd (@jxzz_hndz), Catie Hannigan (@glinnt), and Coleman Stevenson (@darkexact) have created first lines of poetry to inspire your writing. Crystal Thomas (@darkrystalight) has created a sculptural structure to hold your lines of poetry written on paper chain garlands. Come visit the IPRC’s new Martha…

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Confronting Toxic Productivity

In this iteration of their extremely popular training Toxic Productivity and the Creative Cycle, Marina Martinez-Bateman is bringing healing from toxic productivity into the workplace. New exercises, new skills, and new outcomes tailored to toxic productivity in the working world. If you are an employee, a freelancer or in a leadership position, Avoid Toxic Productivity and Revolutionize Your Workflow will help you achieve your professional goals without sacrificing your life and values. By the end of the workshop, participants will have a start on their own journey away from toxic productivity, as well as several tools and prompts to help them change their working habits and outlooks. *FREE* Register here Materials needed: paper and pen for note taking Learn about Marina at: marinaforhire.com — Digital Adventures with Sunday Parkways & the IPRC! This workshop is part of  Portland Sunday…

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Exploring Our Inner Monsters

Exploring Our Inner Monsters: So many times we talk about our interests and desires, but what if we took the time to discover our inner monsters? What does that monster eat and thrive off? Ever wonder if someone else shares the same monster? Through guided writing prompts and dialogue, we will attempt to normalize our monsters and create from the exploration. Each participant will make a mini zine by the end of the workshop. *FREE* Register here Materials needed: Yourself, a pen or pencil, some paper, collaging material (an old magazine or two), scissors, glue stick or tape Age Range: All ages, but please have an adult with those who are 6 years and younger Artist Bio: A’misa Chiu (she/they) is a zinester, librarian and…

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August Poetry Practice Space

Join us monthly on zoom, on the third Thursday of the month for prompts and sharing. Register here, and we’ll send the zoom link on the day of the event. Poetry Practice Space is a monthly gathering for poets and writers. Writing materials, readings and prompts for generative writing will be provided. Come share a space to talk about your writing practice, and current writing projects, bemoan rejections, celebrate acceptances, share writing resources— and write together! Consider Poetry Practice Space the calisthenics for your poetics. Suggested donation, no one turned away for lack of funds Free for members

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