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Grand Detour in The Oregonian

Published August 27th, 2010 by Grand Detour

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In May, video artist Dustin Zemel — along with Hannah Piper-Burns, Ben Popp and Karl Lind — founded Grand Detour, a collective dedicated to cultivating a community of experimental video and film artists through screenings and presentations. Its first undertaking, the Summer Screening Series, launched a two-month-long program of screenings and presentations by 20 local artists, including Mack McFarland, Dan Gilsdorf, Stephen Slappe and Vanessa Renwick. The series, which has been held in the Research Club’s modest space in the Portland Storage Building, not only allows attendees to see a selection of work by a single artist but also to learn about the processes and concepts that have informed the work’s development. So far, the series has been consistently well-attended, evincing a clear need for a venue with Grand Detour’s mission. 

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