Emma Rose Colburn

March Fourthe Love: Lyrics on Lombard, 4 March 2018, 2 hours over 11 city blocks, mixed media (11 collaborators, 11 streetsigns, water, soil, crocus, stardust, tyvek, paper, pencil)

A site-responsive musical procession to commemorate the loss of black and brown peoples' lives in American public spaces.

Williams Ave Mapcircles, 15 Blocks of Williams Ave over 6 weeks, installation (paper, wood, fiber), 2016

Following weekly walkshops along Williams Avenue, Portland’s former Jazz district dubbed “Black Broadway,” participants collaboratively wove an abstract map to present information gathered during walks, posing architectural features as lexicons for eras of development and displacement. "Honoring Histories," a map designed by cartographer Dirk Kinsey, was displayed alongside the sculpture.

ERC (brand launch), A&B Gallery, textile, 2018

Ecologically Referenced Clothing derives apparel concepts from the ways that landscapes change through time.

It Can Change As It Goes Along (book release with skype reading), Portland State University, publication, 2018

A published conversation between members of the Art and Social Practice MFA cohort at Portland State, to commemorate the program's tenth anniversary.

SAMPling Tropics by SAMP Laptop Ensemble, Portland Tropical Gardens, 50 minute performance, 10 laptops with improvised site-responsive sound design, 2018

Directed by Burke Jam, players used recorded and improvised sounds to interpret the anthropocene of Portland Tropical Gardens (Director's Park) sonically.

The Music That Makes Us, Disjecta Contemporary Art Center, mixed media installation (14 posters, 2 performances, audio tour, ephemera), 2016

Commissioned during Sound as Matter curatorial season, this installation explored the role of music - and musicians - in the Kenton neighborhood surrounding Disjecta Contemporary Art Center.

Artist Talk, UDK, Berlin, 2017

TINY GALLERY, Portland OR, est. 2016

A processes-based artspace hosting collaborations between children and artists, co-founded, -directed, and -curated with my son.