Grant R Miller

Grant Miller is a living artist in Portland, Oregon. His work stems from roots in mask, clown, butoh, theater pedagogy, ritual, voice, dramaturgy, graphic art, website construction, cognitive science, and embodied social consciousness.

photo credit, Nick Shepard

photo credit, Nick Shepard


latest project

in collaboration with Wobbly

WAKING THE GREEN SOUND a dance film for the trees

WAKING THE GREEN SOUND will be showing at ExCinema in Seattle, July 28th at 7PM.


brightly lit, each metal garden chair perches upon wood platforms. three in a semicircle stand with feet in crispy leaves upon an elevated wooden platform. curling up from behind, a branch reaches. it crosses between to hang above the three chairs as they freeze in trees under the cold autumn moon. photo, Nathan HG













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    to salve (third-person singular simple present, salves; present participle, salving; simple past and past participle, salved)

    (obsolete, astronomy) to save (the appearances or the phenomena);

    to explain (a celestial phenomenon);

    to account for (the apparent motions of the celestial bodies);

    (obsolete) to resolve (a difficulty);

    to refute (an objection);

    to harmonize (an apparent contradiction).

    preservation of the appearance of phenomena

    an explanation for celestial phenomena

    an account

    a resolve

    a refutation

    a harmony to an apparent contradiction