You are invited to our Open House and facility tour to see the progress we have made building a Disability Arts Center featuring a 3,000 sq ft multimedia workshop and interactive exhibits.
Free event to celebrate the ADA! Sign Language Puppet show in the afternoon and two headlining evening artistic performances!
Did you know it's possible to learn Sign Language in Virtual Reality? This intro class is for beginners with an interest in VR technology.
Multimedia Art Display
Korian "Koko" Thomas will be hosting his first DeafBlind History Month Celebration on February 20th, 2021. Koko will host a panel featuring two notable Disability Advocates: Ashlea Hays and Autumn Stephens. Come join this special Zoom panel for new insights into the lifestyles of DeafBlind people of color!
PICA (Portland Inst For Contemporary Arts) The Ikigai Machine Experience art installation meets live-action role-playing with a lens on disability inclusion. Myles de Bastion, artistic director and musician, whose work enables sound … Continue reading The Ikigai Machine Experience
IThe PuSh International Performing Arts Festival is one of Vancouver’s signature events. Produced over three weeks each January, the Festival expands the horizons of Vancouver artists and audiences with work that is … Continue reading IKIGAI MACHINE: A DISABILITY-ARTS VAUDEVILLE EXPERIENCE x PuSh Festival 2020 (Canada)
COMPLIMENTARY FOOD & DRINK. ASL KAROKE, LIGHTS & VIBRATION Feat. DJ DEAF WISH
An inclusive and interactive Dance Workshop. Fully curated in American Sign Language with 2DF Choreographer. Interactive multimedia provided by CymaSpace. ASL Interpreted.
On September 24th, 2019 from 10-11am at Grout Elementary School in SE Portland, CymaSpace founder Myles de Bastion and his team of technicians will collaborate on a youth concert with the Oregon Symphony Brass Quintet. CymaSpace has developed a digital lighting and multi-media system that lets the DHH experience music visually.
Leading Deaf musician, artist, and advocate Myles de Bastion and their CymaSpace collaborative curate a night of experimental music and sound that centers Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing artists and audiences.
LGBTQ+ Pride Event
ASL Trivia Night comes to Portland! Proceeds to benefit CymaSpace!
CymaSpace will display our sound-activated light sculptures and cymatic water images at this popular art festival.
Come get involved with the CymaSpace Community Video Shoot on May 29th at Open Signal PDX 4:30pm-9:0pm. Get some experience with green screen production, food and beverages will be provided.
Come Help Us Celebrate Our New Space
Please join The Art Gym for our final event at Marylhurst University — a special performance by Like a Villain (Holland Andrews) & Myles de Bastion. Production & Deaf & Hard-of-Hearing Accessibility (ASL Interpreters & CART Open Captioning) provided by CymaSpace.
Makers peacefully, playfully and creatively #OccupyICEPDX to build community and solidarity through tech & art.
For the first time in recent times, Portland Oregon will be placed on the map as a premiere destination for national and emerging local Deaf talent who will perform live on stage, backed by the latest sound visualization and tactile technologies.
Each person paints their own Portland White Stag painting with LED Lights. This is an ASL- Accessible Paint Night fundraiser for the Northwest Deaf Fest (June 2018). Canvas and all art materials provided. Taught by two Deaf artists from Swirly Hands Paint Night Events.
Build LED art in a Deaf & Hearing friendly workshop, in collaboration with PDX Maker Faire & AffectConf.
CymaSpace will be hosting a special public town hall meeting for all volunteers, staff and board members. This meeting is open to the general public and we welcome newcomers!
Announcing the final installment in a showcase series celebrating the future of inclusive cultural events brought to you by CymaSpace. Guests will be treated to a fully accessible live performance with ASL … Continue reading Arts and Accessibility Event: Ziplander and Savage Nightingale
Don't miss the special opening on September 29th featuring interactive installations followed by a brief presentation and performance at the Portland Art Museum.
A showcase series celebrating the future of inclusive cultural events, featuring Forest Veil who explores the emotional terrain of humanity and the cosmos via a mix of enchanting vocals, psychedelic guitar riffs, and enigmatic lyricism, all made accessible via ASL Interpreted performance and creative captions.
Announcing PAINT NIGHT, an intimate fundraising event at CymaSpace. Proceeds from PAINT NITE! will benefit both CymaSpace and Cascade Lake Relay (CLR), an organization who donates proceeds to local Oregon non-profits.
Multi-genre live music with ASL interpreted performance, sound-reactive visuals and tactile sound for a fully immersive and inclusive event for the Deaf and hearing.
Open to the public, ARTJAM is a community-orientated jam session that blends cutting edge art-technology with free-form creative performance and new experimental works by local community artists.
A spectacular showcase of innovations arts, accessibility & technology, in an inaugural fundraiser celebration on behalf of CymaSpace, and you’re invited!
Let us treat you to brunch in return for your volunteer time and skills, yes it's CymaSpace 'Volunteer Brunch Sundays'!
In partnership with Mythos Challenge; A four-hour STEAM-based educational workshop for young people ages 8-18, covering projection mapping and visual image making topics. Hosted by Pacific Northwest College of Art. ASL Interpreters provided.
The Lofts Gallery: Misled Bayonets – Multi-sensory performing art experience CymaSpace – Modular Cymatic Triangles & Pipes 6:30pm – Set I by the artist; Misled Bayonets (Myles de Bastion) 7:30pm – Q&A With … Continue reading CymaSpace at First Friday, Art Haus
Productive and quiet "MAKER" session for DIY and MAKER enthusiasts to work on projects in a collaborative environment brought to you in collaboration with Cacophonous Creations
Open to the public, this community-orientated jam session blends cutting edge Cymatic visualizations with free-form musicianship, stop by on the first Sunday of the Month to join in or just watch!
Join CymaSpace & eBay PDX for a multi-sensory talk and showcase of the exciting work that CymaSpace has been doing to make performing arts more accessible by incorporating technology, cymatics and the … Continue reading Music + Tech + Accessibility = Love (eBay Tech Tuesday Meetup)
American Sign Language (ASL) incorporated with classic Broadway Jazz dance techniques. All levels of ASL & dance welcome!
That’s right! CymaSpace is coming to DeafFest again this year!! Come join the fun and see our latest installations. For more information check it out below!! Each year we celebrate prior to … Continue reading CymaSpace @ DeafFest II
Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement. It’s a place where people show what they are making, and share what they are learning.
CymaSpace's first ever fundraiser event in the fun form of a Ping Pong Tournament.
Cymaspace is at it again with a new project dubbed "The Cymatic Experience". The goal of CX is to capture live performances from local artists incorporating sound-reactive (Cymatic) art into their music videos.
Orientation session for volunteers and interested members of the public to come and learn more about CymaSpace and current on-going projects to get involved in.
Come out to our Record Listening Party at CymaSpace, which means we will not only be listening to these records but also WATCHING them through Cymatic technology!!
Public tradeshow exhibit featuring new brands of technology for people with disabilities.
Warning: This show may contain some graphic content and dark, adult themes $5 Suggested Donation Eden Come (image above right) is an avante mod psychedelic post-punk gothabilly rock band about the genesis of … Continue reading Eden Come & Air On Ghost Radio
Cymatic Summer Event Series Continues two acts that excel at sonic immersion and this event at CymaSpace spans two consecutive evenings, plenty of chance to attend one or both shows! September 12th & … Continue reading Cymatic Series: Sensory Immersion (with Coloring Electric Like & Misled Bayonets)
Volt Divers special CYMASPACE show 8-23 7PM – Feat Todd Barton+Eden Mononym; performers who are traveling to PDX just to perform for us: Eden Mononym from Buchla, and Todd Barton! 7 acts … Continue reading Volt Divers Modular Synth Collective (Feat. Todd Barton + Eden Mononym)
Event Details Doors at 7pm. Music at 8pm. CymaSpace $5 Suggested Donation (help support the artists on their Summer Tour). SSBT An Austin-based electro-acoustic trio razing notions of volume, tempo, and … Continue reading SSBT (Austin Based Free Jazz) 2014 Summer Tour w/ It’s OK, Girl 8/9/14
THE SYNESTHESIA SESSIONS Meet n greet, nerd on gear and participate in some epic structured improvisations (jams). This isn’t a show, this is a gathering of makers to experiment with collaboration, restraint, … Continue reading Battery Powered Music open mixer at Cymaspace
Suggested Donation: $5 One of the best releases to come out of Portland last year was Electric iLL’sTwisted Light EP, a concise and enjoyable set of future-retro electro-soul that mostly flew under the radar. … Continue reading Kaylee Rob
GAEA Soul, a Portland cello & vocal duet accompanied by dance, sound-reactive lighting, art projection & thematic juice tasting. Cymatic Summer Events Series #1 When: Friday, June 27th 2014 7-10pm Where: CymaSpace … Continue reading GAEA Soul
Suggested Donation $15 During the summer of 2013, on a lark, Portland, OR based songwriters Sam Densmore (Silverhawk) and Curtis Irie (Irie Idea) embarked on an 18 date tour of south central Alaska — … Continue reading Sam Densmore & Curtis Irie – Quit Work Make Music CD Release Party
Land of the Living amp at #CymaSpace pop up show #pdxmusic #buslife #sgcbus #amp #popupshow A photo posted by Heather Hanson (@sgcbus) on Apr 17, 2014 at 9:55am PDT Clarke and the … Continue reading Clarke and the Himselfs & Land of the Living
A feast for the senses, CYMASPACE warmly welcomed NYC-Based rock 4-piece VINYETTE during their first national tour to perform their high energy set in tandem with the in-house art installations. A warm-up … Continue reading VINYETTE (a NYC rock quartet) @ CymaSpace
BPOW!!! Battery Powered Orchestra Workshop – Aug 10-11, 2013 from Molecule Synth on Vimeo. The First Annual Interactive Electronic Arts Festival in Portland, Oregon dedicated to the art of salvaged sound. Encompassing … Continue reading Battery Powered Orchestra Workshop 2013
Musical Speakeasy featuring LARA GLENUM, HAJARA QUINN with live music + belly-dancing.
Local Portland rock talent Child Children & A Happy Death rocked minds and hearts alike.
CymaSpace is at Echo Theater Company (Jan 25-Feb 3) providing a multi-sensory theatrical experience for both Deaf & Hearing.
CymaSpace is a leading advocate for accessibility and inclusion within performing arts, cultural events, and media broadcasting for DHH people. We are constantly striving to find new ways to ensure our venue and events are inclusive, especially to DHH communities.
We provide incubator services for new fledgling organizations and communities that are exploring emerging concepts in combining technology and the arts.
We provide educational opportunities for artists, the general public and other performance venues interested in incorporating our unique, cymatic concepts into their work.
CymaSpace is an epicenter for Cymatic study and we are committed to raising awareness of and promoting the benefits of Cymatics (the science and study of sound made visible).