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  • Ori Gallery 4038 North Mississippi Avenue Portland, Oregon, 97217 United States (map)

Opening reception: Sep 1, 2018, 6-10pm

Show duration: Sep 1 - 27, 2018

Bringing together the work of Raychelle Duazo, Lilian Dirrebes, Emma Kates-Shaw & Adam Ponto: Stratum explores the practice of tattooing through the lens of race and gender in an industry dominated by misogyny, racism and colonization. By focusing on the work of those with multiple marginalized identities and those with direct cultural ties to the practice of body modification, we begin to deconstruct how the industry and practice have manifested. We carve out a place for artists who make a transformative place for healing, reclamation of self and ancestry. Stratum seeks to reveal the multitudes that tattooers are capable of as artists, storytellers and activists.

Curated by Leila Haile

Earlier Event: August 26
Drawing 101 - Aug 26