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Patricia McLean Featured in Multimedia Exhibition

Marylhurst alum Patricia McLean is featured in a multimedia exhibition, Unnatural Acts: Crimes Against Mother Nature, through
November 2013.

The exhibition, at Milepost 5 in Northeast Portland, focuses on the environmental destruction of the planet. Artists speak out about cli­mate change, frack­ing, bee die-off, Keystone, GMOs, con­sumerism, environmental racism, and other cur­rent envi­ron­men­tal crimes. Work will include visual arts, mul­ti­me­dia, poetry, spo­ken word and performance.

Invited artists and poets include: Susan L. Brown, Tom Buell, Anne Cheva­lier, Mar­garet Chula, Jana Demartini, Nancy Flynn, Pamela S. Hartzell, Diane Jacobs, Amy Minato, Dave Bugen­hagen Mosier, Pat­tie Palmer-Baker, TJ Raven­wolf, Scott T. Star­buck, Nathan Tomp­kins, Shu-Ju Wang and Gath­er­ing Crows (Srule Brach­man, Patri­cia J. McLean, Duane Poncy, Julia Storrs and May Wallace).

A poetry performance and artist panel on Sun­day, Novem­ber 10, will include a performance of Raven on 82nd Avenue, a poetry cycle with soundscape by Patricia McLean and Duane Poncy.

Patricia McLean earned a BA in Humanities with a concentration in creative writing in 1998. She is co-editor of Raising Our Voices: An Anthology of Oregon Poets Against the War, honored as one of the 150 most important Oregon poetry books by the Oregon State Library and Poetry Northwest.

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