was a center for contemporary art in Southeast Portland, Oregon. It was led by a desire to support artists, propose new modes of production, and stimulate the ongoing public discourse around art. This website serves as an archive of Yale Union’s programming from 2011 through 2021.

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A screening as part of
Friday, August 19, 8pm

ELI NOYES (b. 1942, Amherst, MA)
& CLAUDIA WEILL (b. 1947, New York, NY)
IDCA 70, 1970
16 mm transferred to DVD, color, sound
22 min.

Followed by

MARTIN BECK (b. 1963, Bludenz, Austria)
The Environmental Witch-Hunt, 2008
HD digital video
10:02 min.

Excerpted from Martin Beck’s installation
“Panel 2: ‘Nothing better than a touch of ecology and catastrophe to unite the social classes…’,” 2008

Introduced by Chiara Giovando

These films are presented at Yale Union courtesy of Martin Beck, Eli Noyes and 47 Canal, New York.

Special thanks to InFocus, Portland