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Dislocation

July 5, 2017 to August 26, 2017
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PDX CONTEMPORARY ART is proud to present Dislocation, a two month summer group show featuring works of art from fifteen PDX represented artists as well as a seven invited artists who considered the idea of dislocation as a metaphor and how the term would be addressed in their art work.

Mathematically, dislocations are a type of topological defect. Dislocations behave as stable particles: they can move around, but maintain their identity. two dislocations of opposite orientation can cancel when brought together, but a single dislocation typically cannot "disappear" on its own.