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Bookarts: Pamphlet Stitch & Cover Variations

All IPRC workshops through Summer 2021 will be held via Zoom, PST 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 Required…

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Free Lunch + Play at Raymond Park

Portland Parks & Recreation Free Lunch + Play Program  supports families by offering nutritious meals and recreational activities during the summer recess. Working alongside school districts, community partners, arts organizations, and hunger relief groups, PP&R coordinates Free Lunch + Play to ensure that it meets the needs in our community. During the school year, 57% of young Portlanders qualify for free or reduced-price lunch. Without school lunches, summer becomes the time when nearly 50,000 Portland children face hunger daily. Free Lunch + Play offers accessible meal service and engaging activities at multiple parks throughout the city. In addition, Mobile Lunch + Play allows us to expand our program directly to children and families at apartment complexes and parks in even more neighborhoods. See full schedule and more details at…

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Hybridity: Writing that Crosses the Line

*IPRC Workshops will take place via Zoom through Summer 2021 Taught by MK Chavez Meets: Tuesdays, 6-8pm July 13th – Aug. 3rd $45 – 90 sliding scale Capacity: 15 4 no-cost spots available, BIPOC prioritized; reach out to hquinn@iprc.org to inquire Register here and zoom link will be sent on the day of the workshop Workshop Description: This 4-week workshop will explore writing that lives in a liminal space. There are many benefits in hybrid writing, including providing writers with opportunities to explore and expand writing practices, especially for those of us who are writing to make the invisible visible. To enter a space of generative writing without preconceived notions of form and genre creates a landscape of possibilities that supports us to take risks…

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See Me. iAm. HEAR. Creative Activation of Youth Voices of Color

IPRC is excited to partner with the City of Portland, I Am M.O.R.E, The Numberz.fm, NAYA Many Nations Academy, and the Portland Art Museum for event that is a part of the City of Portland “Supporting Community Healing with Art” Initiative. Saturday, July 31st join us from 12-4 PM in Madison Street Plaza (1219 SW Park Avenue) for poetry, printmaking, DJs, Open Mic, and free ice cream.

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Somatic Reflections: Movement & Zine Workshop

Somatic Reflections: A movement, visualization, drawing and writing workshop to explore your inner and outer environment, your body and imagination. No experience necessary. *FREE* Workshop video will be available to watch July 26th at 3pm on Portland Sunday Parkway’s Facebook page Materials needed: Enough room to lay down and to move your arms and legs a bit while standing. A comfortable situation for sitting and writing/drawing. 5+ sheets of paper + pen Artist Bio: Crystal Jiko Sasaki (dance artist) is invested in the magic of play, the body’s intelligence, processes of healing, and access to the arts. CJ is dedicated to the potency of improvisation in context. They weave their movement with text, sounds and images. Their work explores emotional landscapes, spiritual experiences, taboos, and…

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the IPRC hosts a zine reading

The Independent Publishing Resource Center hosts as cool zinesters read their new work. The Independent Publishing Resource Center will host a live zine reading during #virtualpzs2021. The line-up is yet to be announced but the IPRC is very cool, and we are very excited for this event.

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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, July 18th, 12-2pm PST $25-55 sliding scale 2 no-cost spots available; BIPOC prioritized; reach out to hquinn@iprc.org to inquire Required Materials: Waxed Linen Thread Awl Binder’s needle 2 binder clips Pencil X-acto Blade Optional Materials: Cutting Mat Ruler Bone Folder Participants can choose to purchase their own materials in advance of the workshop, or for participants joining locally, check out a material kit (contactless pickup) from the IPRC. Materials kits are available to borrow from the IPRC for…

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July 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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Hybridity: Writing that Crosses the Line

*IPRC Workshops will take place via Zoom through Summer 2021 Taught by MK Chavez Meets: Tuesdays, 6-8pm July 13th – Aug. 3rd $45 – 90 sliding scale Capacity: 15 4 no-cost spots available, BIPOC prioritized; reach out to hquinn@iprc.org to inquire Register here and zoom link will be sent on the day of the workshop Workshop Description: This 4-week workshop will explore writing that lives in a liminal space. There are many benefits in hybrid writing, including providing writers with opportunities to explore and expand writing practices, especially for those of us who are writing to make the invisible visible. To enter a space of generative writing without preconceived notions of form and genre creates a landscape of possibilities that supports us to take risks…

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Collecting & Art Making

IPRC Workshops will be held on zoom, PST through Summer 2021 Register here and zoom link will be sent on the day of the event Over the course of 6 weeks, this experimental concept studio class will demonstrate different ways to assemble, collect and identify aspects from the everyday as material for creating visual and written narratives. This class will explore chance and choice, collaboration, materiality, site specificity, and the symbolism of objects as themes to creating with different media. Class capacity: 20 Instructor: Elizabeth Arzani Workshop Fee: $75-150 sliding scale Materials: Below is a basic list of materials and tools that will be needed in class. Additional materials may vary dependent on each student’s desires and needs. Materials, tools and techniques will be discussed…

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