We Are All In This Together
we are all in this together is part of an ongoing series of text projects exploring the way language shapes reality and community. The words "we are all in this together" were hand-built five times over from recycled packaging materials during an intimate dinner gathering of artists orchestrated by Harvest in her home. Each complete phrase is framed individually. The edition explores the community-building aspects of art production, exhibition and patronage, as well as the parallel industrial and environmental cycles of manufacturing and consumption. The exhibit will culminate in another dinner event hosted by Harvest to connect art makers and art buyers.
Harvest Henderson graduated from the University of Minnesota. She has lived and worked in Portland, Oregon since 1999 and was a regular contributor of arts criticism for The Oregonian for six years. She works primarily in mixed media and installation; Portland's Willamette Week has described her work as "conceptual but not arid, thought-provoking but still satisfying visually and spatially