a free, fun-for-all-ages popup event showcasing works of art that incorporate light

Dana Vion videography

Dana Vion photography

Meet the BEAM 2021 Artists
~ BEAM 2020 Artist Videos Below ~

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Craig has been a visual artist since 1973. Light, symetry, color, and numbers are his mediums of choice.

Craig Huber

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A dance performance with veils and projected images.

Amy Molloy

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Debrae Firehawk is a dancer, choreographer, DJ, musician, singer, visual artist, and performing artist who has been directing, creating and performing for over 30 years.

Debrae Firehawk

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Susan Detroy's art is about who I am, where I live and what matters to me. My art is wise, caring and intimate. I reach out to tell a story, using visual images to express spirituality and commonality. I envision my art as a path to connect with other humans in understanding.

Susan Detroy

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Esteban creates powerful environmental murals, which inspire people around the world to care more about the natural world and to join the global movement to become better stewards of the precious resources of life and wildlife in the biosphere.

Esteban Camacho

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Growing up queer in the middle of Texas, Chris created a sort of clash of passions and found the clashes merged to form new families. Now Chris is blending the mediums of photography, zines, drag, painting, and collage, etc. into one fun art experience.

Chris Moody

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Cari Ingrassia creates participatory art experiences. “I strive to create work that is surprising but familiar, imparts a message or provokes a response, and highlights our unique human quirkiness while ultimately revealing our universal commonalities and connectedness."

Cari Ingrassia

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In the past few years, Kelsey has moved from sculptural textile work towards social practice. While the medium is different, it shares a meditative, contemplative aesthetic. Her work is about exploring human nature, promoting empathy, and giving voice to community.

Kelsey Leib


EDME performs and commissions underrepresented experimental works in order to expand the definition of what music is capable of achieving.


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Fermata Ballet Collective (FBC) was co-founded by seven dancers in the Pacific Northwest in June 2020, as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic. FBC serves as a resource for dancers and choreographers who have found themselves without jobs, contracts, or audition opportunities due to COVID-19.

Fermata Ballet

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David CP Placencia utilizes chaos to create harmony in his art, a reminder to find beauty in life. Terry Holloway's work​ ​focuses​ ​on​ ​exaggerated​ ​scenes​ ​of​ ​everyday​ ​life​ ​and the absurdity of American​ ​pop​ ​culture. Perhaos together they'll utilize exaggerated chaos ​to create a pop of absurd beauty.

Terry Holloway
David C Placencia


Clone creates immersive SciFi worlds and dystopian narratives with 3D holographic projection mapping, live motion graphics and electronic music.


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As a designer / fabricator  / programmer / dancer, Geordi's work is at the convergence of the body and technology - blending physical and digital space.

Geordi Helmick

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James and Justin make creative art with mirrors and light - at BEAM we'll be showing our giant polyhedral kaleidoscope!

James Sartor
Justin Kittel

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B. Junzou recently moved to the Eugene area after working as a professional cinematographer and lighting engineer for the film industry for 7 years in L.A.

B. Junzou Kuroishi

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John is an artist, and electrical and software engineer, who engages in dance/movement, consciousness, motion capture, immersive and responsive experiences, generative art, and data visualization.

john van strien

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Isaac Paris has dabbled in comedy, illustration, sound design and music in his career, and his latest interest is animation.

Isaac Paris

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Open Eugene is an Open Collective sponsored Code for America brigade in Eugene Oregon creating volunteer opportunities to help local civic organizations accomplish their goals using technology and fun, while promoting an open and inclusive local tech scene with interesting and fun events.

Open Eugene

Produced by


Event Partner


Geordi Helmick

Maya Roussell

Dan Koss

Susan Detroy

Cari Ingrassia

Joseph Peila

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