Art as Experience

For this one night event Ariana provided Notary Services to patrons of the Portland Art Museum to formally recognize their personal aesthetic experiences as works of art. Since at this point in history ways of looking, listening, interacting and being have all been accepted into the definition of art questions about what counts as art and who get to make that determination have become particularly potent. Through inviting people to participate in a process of certifying their experience as art Ariana involved the attendees in conversations about what, and who, makes something Art.