exhibitions + activities

Experiments in Cinema Artist Residency
March - April 2018
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Hollywood Theatre
Gentleman Bank Robber screening
Friday, March 9, 2018 / 7:30pm
Portland, Oregon

Radical Politics & Radical Aesthetics in Film workshop
Fri. / Feb. 23, 2018
limited to Reed College students

Filmmaking as Personal & Political Practice
Social Impact Media Lecture Series
Greenberg Distinguished Scholar Program
Thurs. / Feb. 22, 2018 / 6:30pm
Reed College / Portland, Oregon

Northwest Film Forum
Gentleman Bank Robber screening
Sunday / Feb. 18, 2018 / 7:30pm
Seattle, Washington

Playa Center Residency
November 27-December 8, 2017
Summer Lake, Oregon

RE-CAP: year one at the Boathouse Microcinema
Portland Film Festival
9:30pm / Sun. Nov. 5, 2017
Portland, Oregon

Northwest Filmmakers Festival
Gentleman Bank Robber premiere
5:30pm / Thurs., Nov. 2, 2017
Portland, Oregon

American Academy in Rome
Visiting Artist
September 18-October 2, 2017
Rome, Italy

PDX Cinematic Psychogeography + Deborah Stratman
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Boathouse Microcinema
Portland, Oregon

Media Institute for Social Change
Dinner at Citizen: Featured Guest
Weds. Aug. 30 / 7pm
Portland, Oregon

Boathouse Microcinema
with Jodi Darby & Pam Minty
May 17, 2017
Portland, Oregon

Oregon Film History Invitational
May 5, 2017
Portland, Oregon

Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture
screening curated by GAZE film series
April 28, 2017
San Francisco, CA

A Tale of Two Cities: Portland and Seattle

exquisite corpse experimental film organized by Salise Hughes
Boathouse Microcinema

April 26, 2017
Portland, Oregon

Alliance for Community Media Northwest
screening Impressions of Portland
Fri. March 31, 2017
Open Signal
Portland, OR

Oregon Media Arts Fellowship
2017 recipient
to support completion of The Gentleman Bank Robber

Written on the Rock
Spring Break Trip with Signal Fire
co-guiding with Ryan Pierce
March 25-31, 2017

A Tale of Two Cities: Portland and Seattle
exquisite corpse experimental film organized by Salise Hughes
March 21, 2017
Grand Illusion Cinema
Seattle, Washington

They have a name for girls like me. 
screening & prints
Upfor Gallery
January 27 & 28, 2017
Artist Talk: Sat. Jan. 28 / 12:15pm
Porltand, OR

First 100 Days: Organize
Sat. Jan. 28, 2017 / 10am-6pm
Pacific Northwest College of Art

First 100 Days: Educate & Agitate
Sat. & Sun. Jan. 14 & 15, 2017 / 10am-8pm
Portland Institute for Contemporary Art

Art + the Political Moment
panel discussion with Noah Dillon & Sue Taylor
Fri. Jan. 13, 2017 / 5:00pm
Littman Gallery, Portland State University

On Democracy
curated by Claartje van Dijk, International Center of Photography
October 7-29, 2016
reception: Fri. Oct. 7, 6pm-8pm
Newspace Center for Photography
Portland, OR

Signal Fire Benefit Screening
Sat. Sept. 24, 2016
Skyline Tavern
Portland, OR

The Third Party
Sat. Sept. 24, 2016
Squeaky Wheel
Buffalo, NY

Pure Surface
with Samiya Bashir & Rosana Ybara
August 7, 2016
Portland, OR

Signal Culture Residency
July 21-28, 2016
Owego, NY

New York artist talks July 2016:
New York State Summer School for the Arts (Oswego)
New York Arts Practicum (New York City)

Signal Fire Wide Open Studios Backpacking Trip
co-guide with Ryan Pierce
June 11 - 17, 2016
Siskiyou Mountains, CA

Artist Talk About Sophie Calle
Portland Art Museum
June 9, 2016 / 6:00pm
Portland, OR

Open Engagement 2016 - POWER
April 29 - May 1, 2016
Oakland, CA

Screening with David Gracon
Sun. April 17, 2016 / 7:00pm
Compliance Division
Portland, OR

Experiments in Cinema
April 5-10, 2016
Albuquerque, NM

Midwest Mini Tour!
Feb. 22-26
class visits! workshops!
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
University of Iowa - Iowa City

Headroom Screening Series
shorts + the feature
Fri. Feb. 26, 2016
Iowa City, IA

Portland Winter Light Festival
Feb 3-6, 2016
projections on Feb 4
Portland, OR

Djerassi Resident Artist Program
December 2015

PSU School of Art + Design
Faculty Fellow Lecture Series
December 2, 2015, 12pm

Northwest Filmmakers Festival
screening: Impressions of Portland
Fri., Nov. 13, 7pm
Portland, OR

San Diego State University
Visiting Artist
November 19, 2015

Signal Fire: Reading in Place
October 25, 2015

Visible Evidence XXII
August 19-23, 2015
Toronto, Canada

Boundary Crossings 2015
Institute on Animated Arts
Visiting Artist
July 27 - August 7, 2015
Artist Talk: Tues., Aug. 4, 6:30pm
Pacific Northwest College of Art
Portland, Oregon

Arresting Power screening with Q&A
Interference Archive
Fri., June 19, 7:30pm
Brooklyn, NY

Flaherty Film Seminar attendee
June 13 - 19, 2015
Colgate University
Hamilton, NY

Discussion about Make Things (Happen) with Christine Wong Yap
Weds., May 27, 8pm-10pm
PataPDX / 625 NW Everett #104
Portland, Oregon

Signal Fire MFA Backpacking Trip
trip leader with Ryan Pierce
March 22-28, 2015
Paiute Wilderness, Arizona

Make Things (Happen)
participatory project by Christine Wong Yap
includes work by Julie Perini
Feb. 4 - March 1, 2015
Interface Gallery
Oakland, CA

Collaborating with Nature screening
co-curated by Julie Perini & Caryn Cline
presented by Eric Stewart
Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015 / 7:00pm
Denver, CO

Physical Education
S1 Gallery
Saturday, February 21, 2015
Portland, OR

Arresting Power feature film premiere
collaboration with Jodi Darby & Erin Yanke
Northwest Film Center
Portland, OR
January 15, 2015

Echo Park Film Center
screening of Collaborating with Nature film program
co-curated by Julie Perini & Caryn Cline (Cline in person)
Sat., Jan. 10, 2015
Los Angeles, CA

De-Gentrifying Portland Screenings
A project by Sharita Towne
The Rosewood Initiative: Weds., Dec. 10, 7:00pm
Sons of Haiti Masonic Lodge: Sat., Dec. 13, 2:00pm
Portland, OR

Grammar Center
You Better Have More Than You Started With
screening & inaugural event at new art space
curated by Melissa Geppert & Brooks Dierdorff
Sat., Dec. 6, 2014, 8:00pm
Ashland, OR

"What can't we see in this space?" lecture & screening
The New Structure Lecture Series
Monday, November 17, 2014
Project Cityscope
Portland, Oregon

Djerassi Resident Artists Program
Ford Family Foundation Fellowship
Woodside, California
Fall 2014 

Local Sightings Film Festival
Northwest Film Forum
screening of Collaborating with Nature film program
co-curated by Julie Perini & Caryn Cline
Sun., Oct. 5, 2014
Seattle, WA

A Community Forum on Art, Activism, and Social Change
invited participant
Sat., Sept. 20, 2014, 11am - 1pm
part of PICA's Time-Based Art Festival
Portland, OR

Cascade Media Convergence 
presentation with Jodi Darby & Erin Yanke
September 20, 2014
Portland, Oregon

Flashlight Filmstrip Projections
flashlight performer for artist Jennifer West
Sept. 16, 8:30pm & Sept. 17, 10:00pm
part of PICA's Time-Based Art Festival
Portland, OR

selections from the XXX Fuori Festival
outdoor projection in shipyards
August 14 - 15, 2014
Pesaro, Italy

FANfare: Foster Art Night
video projections curated by Seth Nehil
Saturday, July 19, 2014
6:00pm - midnight
Performance Works Northwest
Portland, OR

Fuori Festival
June 22 - 29, 2014
Pesaro, Italy

Collaborating with Nature
co-curated program by Julie Perini & Caryn Cline
EFF Portland
June 1, 2014, 3:00pm
Clinton Street Theater
Portland, OR

Experimental Film Fest Portland
Part of the Experimental Filmmaker Throwdown
May 28 - June 1, 2014
Portland, OR

Minute Movies
with Outerspace on a Thursday by Tiny Rothko
presented by Disjecta
Saturday, May 3, 8:30pm
Shattuck Hall Annex, Portland State University
Portland, OR

Festival Internacional de la Imagen
May 5 - 9, 2014
Manizales, Colombia

Group Screening curated by Erin Nixon
Friday, May 9, 2014
High Concept Laboratories
Chicago, IL

Shoot First & Ask Questions Later: Videos by Julie Perini
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Squeaky Wheel
Buffalo, NY

Domesticity: Group Screening
Friday, April 25, 2014
Picture Show
Brooklyn, NY

Everyone's a Little Queer
screening curated by Ben Popp
Thursday, April 24, 8:00pm
Toronto, Canada

What is Documentary? conference
presentation with Jodi Darby & Erin Yanke
April 24 - 26, 2014
University of Oregon
Portland, OR

Experiments in Cinema
April 14 - 20, 2014
Albuquerque, NM 

Odds & Ends: Spring Cleaning
group screening curated by Karl Lind
Friday, April 11, 7:00pm
Clinton Street Theater
Portland, Oregon

Engaging in Resistance: Deconstructing the Police State & Prison Nation
presentation with Jodi Darby & Erin Yanke
April 2, 2014

Lewis & Clark College
Portland, Oregon

Feminist Video Shorts
curated by Stella Marrs & DJ Hellerman
March 25, 3014
Burlington City Arts
Burlington, Vermont

Signal Fire Spring Break MFA Trip
Co-Guide with Ryan Pierce
March 23 - 29, 2014
Mogollon Rim Country, Arizona 

Collaborating with Nature film program
co-curated by Julie Perini & Caryn Cline 
co-presented by Signal Fire
Exploded View Microcinema
March 22, 2014
Tucson, AZ 

PDXX: A Showcase of Fierce Female Filmmakers Straight Outta the Rose City
Curated by Hannah Piper Burns
Spectacle Theater
March 21 & 23, 2014
Brooklyn, NY

February 2014: Illinois Mini-Tour!

Watch me break it down: Films & Videos by Julie Perini
curated by Emily Eddy
Sat., Feb. 15, 2014, 8:00pm
The Nightingale
Chicago, IL 

PDX >> CHI: Experimental Film & Video from Portland, Oregon
curated by Emily Eddy, with Julie Perini in person
Sun., Feb. 16, 2014, 8:00pm
The Nightingale
Chicago, IL 

PDX >> CHI: Experimental Film & Video from Portland, Oregon
curated by Emily Eddy, presented by Julie Perini 
Mon., Feb. 17, 2014, 8:00pm
Hallways Arts Space
Champaign, IL 

Juror, Big Muddy Film Festival
February 18 - 23, 2014
Julie Perini screening: Weds., Feb, 19
Workshop: Fri., Feb. 21: "White Lady, White Art: Race in the Work of Julie Perini"
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, Illinois 

Hits of Sunshine performance & projections
Henry Art Gallery
Fri., Feb, 14, 2014
Seattle, WA

Self(ie) Portraits
Group Exhibition
January 31 - March 1, 2014
reception: Thurs., Feb. 6, 6pm-9pm
Upfor Gallery
Portland, OR 

Signal Fire Winter Wren Artist Residency Group Exhibition
February 7 - 28, 2014
Nightingale Gallery
La Grande, Oregon 

Ray Warren Symposium on Race and Ethnic Studies Art Show
Lewis & Clark College
Nov. 13 - 15, 2013
Portland, Oregon 
On View: White Lady Diaries (video, 2013)

Fall 2013 Safe & Sound? Events, Portland, Ore:
Nov. 5 - 12: Lewis & Clark College Symposium
Nov. 24: Research Club Brunch
Dec. 13: Rosewood Initiative screening/discussion

Artist Talk
Lewis & Clark College Department of Art

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 

Summer Screenings!

Artists Television Access
San Francisco, CA
Date: Saturday, September 7, 2013

The Microscope Gallery
Brooklyn, NY
Date: Monday, July 1, 2013, 7pm

Visible Evidence XX
Stockholm, Sweden
conference presentation
August 15 - 18, 2013

Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts
Nebraska City, NE
artist residency
July 22 - August 2, 2013 

Frames Per Second: Rare Earth
Plug Projects
Friday, June 21, 2013
Kansas City, MO 

Pirate Cinema
group screening as part of mobile moving-image installation
55th Venice Biennale
May 29 - June 9, 2013
Maldives Pavillon
Venice, Italy

Subduction Zone: 15 Videos from Portland, Oregon
curated by Stephen Slappe
Saturday, June 8, 2013
6:00pm - 10:00pm
The Front
New Orleans, LA

Curated by Nanette Yannuzzi & Ann Torke
Summer 2013
Cleveland Performance Art Festival
Cleveland, Ohio

Safe & Sound? 

video/photo/audio installation
collaboration with the Safe & Sound? Collective 
May 18 - July 6, 2013
opening reception: Sat., May 18, 6:00pm-9:00pm
Place Gallery
Portland, Oregon

Getting the Way: Ways for Artists & Activists to Work Together
with Amy Harwood
Thursday, May 23, 2013
University Studies Program
Portland State University

Getting to Know You(Tube)
Monday, May 6, 2013
Hollywood Theater
Portland, Oregon 

From Fruit Flies by Christine Lucy Latimer

Collaborating with Nature
Films made with natural processes
Co-curated by Julie Perini & Caryn Cline
For Experiments in Cinema Film Festival v. 8.53
April 15 - 21, 2013
Albuquerque, NM  


Wood Anniversary: Five Years of Signal Fire
Marylhurst University Art Gym
Marylhurst, Oregon
curated by Terri M. Hopkins
February 24, 2013 - April 3, 2013
Reception: February 24, 3:00pm-5:00pm
Artist Talk: March 7, 2013

Highlighting the work of thirteen of the more than 80 artists that have participated in Signal Fire since its inception.

White Pride? Part 2 Panel Discussion
With Curator Gabe Flores and artists Gia Goodrich, Jodie Cavalier, Julie Perini, Petra Flores-Schramm, Sandy Sampson and Tim Coombs
Sat., 3pm-5pm
Feb. 9, 2013
Place Gallery, Portland, OR 

VISIONS presents Language Arts
Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013
8pm/midnight - FREE
In between enjoy sweet jams by DJ LANGUAGE ARTS MIX TAPE and linguistic drink specials.  
Valentine's, Portland, Oregon 

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Happiness is a Warm Projector: select work from Experiments in Cinema
screening curated by Bryan Konefsky 
Feb. 12, 2013
The 9th Annual Berlin Directors Lounge
Festival for Contemporary Media and Film
Berlin, Germany

Hits of Sunshine
performance & documentary release
Disjecta Contemporary
Saturday, January 19, 2013

Performance of music and video art work created while on a group residency at High Desert Test Sites in Oct/Nov 2012 with Lisa Schonberg, Heather Treadway, Tara Jane Oneil, and Allan Wilson. Documentary filmmaker Jodi Darby will present her new feature film about the Hits of Sunshine project, also created in Joshua Tree, CA.

White Pride? Part 2
curated by Gabe Flores
on view: White Lady Diaries (SD video, 5 minutes, 2013)
Jan. 19 - Feb. 9, 2013
Reception: Sat., Jan. 19, 2013, 6pm-9pm
Place Gallery
Portland, OR

Gabe Flores has asked artists of many racial backgrounds to reflect on their relationship to racial privilege for this two-part exhibition. The result is 14 artworks by 14 artists exhibited over the course of two months.

group exhibition with work by Rob Carter, Will Cobbing, Marie Losier, Julie Perini and Cesare Pietroiusti
curated by Sarra Brill of Open Video Projects
January 5 - January 13, 2013
De Vleeshal
Middleburg, Netherlands 

Elizabeth Leach Gallery Video Window
Reception: Thurs., Jan. 3, 6pm-8pm
306 Steps in Guanajuato on a loop with videos by Miguel Arzabe, Zachary Davis, and Rebecca Najdowski
417 NW 9th Ave.
Portland, OR

Group show curated by Grand Detour
Sunday, November 25, 2012, 8:00pm 
Portland, Oregon 

Portland 2012 Cine-Spree
Panelist, Filmmaking Discussion at 1:30pm
Sunday, November 25, 2012
Clinton Street Theater, Portland, Oregon
Organized by Karl Lind


Solo Exhibition
November 2012
opening reception: 8:00pm, November 20, 2012
curated by Miguel Castro
University of Guanajuato Art Gallery
Guanajuato, Mexico
On view: new two-channel video installation, 306 Steps in Guanajuato

Hits of Sunshine: site-specific collaborative performance
residency: October 1 - November 3, 2012 (Julie in residence October 27 - November 3)
public performance: Saturday, November 3, 2012
High Desert Test Sites, Joshua Tree, CA

project organizers:  drummer/composer/entomologist Lisa Schonberg (of Secret Drum BandstlsExplode into Colors) and drummer/fashion designer Heather Treadway (of Secret Drum BandExplode into ColorsHeather Treadway Fashions)

other collaborators: sonic explorer/musician Allan Wilson (of Chk!Chk!Chk!), musician/visual artist Tara Jane Oneil and filmmaker/photographer Jodi Darby 

Julie Time
opening reception: Thursday, Oct. 26, 2012
new video on view in the window of this storefront through November 2012
curated by Gavin Shettler 
Living Room Realtors
1422 NE Alberta Street
Portland, Oregon 

Systems Operations curated by Kenneth White
September 8 - November 12, 2012
Eli Ridgway Gallery - 2012 ZERO1 Biennial
San Francisco, CA
On view: They have a name for girls like me., Collaboration with the Earth, and The Four Magic Phrases