BRIDGE Exhibitions

BRIDGE Exhibitions

Contemporary Art

The City of Eugene’s BRIDGE Exhibitions, creates opportunities for innovative, contemporary art projects, pieces and experiences that explore, express or reflect social, personal, political or ecological issues of the times. These works activate public spaces and highlight artists and arts organizations that creatively contribute to the current discourse in our community and beyond.

Reflections Space 2020

Reflection Space Eugene is a series of five visual art exhibitions.  The purpose of this project is to invite solidarity, inclusivity and generosity among the visual arts community as we move forward together and to support our community as a whole in its acknowledgement, reflection and processing of events and experiences throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. These exhibitions will invite citizens, workers and artists to contribute their timely reflections in some way.

  1. A Call for Our Future
  2. OPEN
  3. River Road/Santa Clara
  4. Shine ON
  5. Snippets of Eugene

Red Telephone BoxReflections Space: A Call for Our Future

Mid August-December 2020, Installation 2022

Found in the Whiteaker Neighborhood. More details to come.

Brought to you by Whitaker Community Art Team  

The murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer has sparked global social movements calling for change in the institutions that perpetuate systemic racism destroying black communities and ending black lives. Simultaneously, COVID-19 has fundamentally altered the way in which we interact with each other and express ourselves, both privately and publicly, causing, for some, a profound and sustained sense of isolation. 

In “A Call for Our Future” the Whiteaker Community Art Team (WCAT) is using a mobile visual art installation that resembles a British Red Telephone Box, creating an invitation for participants to call their future selves. Inside the installation, the WCAT will have instructions for participants to call a phone number and provide a message to their future selves, two years from now, reflecting on what future they want, and commit to building. These expressions will then be recorded and transcribed. After being recorded and transcribed, these messages will then be shared with the community in two years, through audio and visual installations. Participants will then be able to reflect on what they were experiencing during a time when it took a global pandemic to provide people the space and free time to join an international human rights movement against black violence, racism and systemic oppression.

Contact Us

  1. Public Art Manager
    Kate Ali
    Ph: 541-682-6314

    Downtown Program Assistant
    Chanin Santiago