Inner Voices 

This installation reveals intertwining narratives that remind us how we navigate forward through time and backward through memory. When activated by the viewers location silhouetted figures frolic on the walls before us creating an immersive experience both intellectual and sensory.  These female figures visually speak to issues of domesticity, sexuality, and independence.  The experience is such that it triggers emotions, recollections, and the mundane thoughts that occupy our everyday minds. I hope the audience is reminded of our shared humanity, our often unconscious motivations, and the outer manifestations of our inner state.
Loose Threads
Loose Threads chronicles how easy it is for a life to unravel. This five channel video installation is the true story of a young woman who became emotionally damaged and broken by the psychological oppression of a masculine dominant culture. This particular story takes place in New York City in the late 70’s. The feminist movement giving more autonomy and choice for women left some struggling to find a path.
Our heroine was able to break free, leave New York, and train to be a nurse, but she bears the scars of her difficult past.
Song of the Open Road
 is a 5 channel community project revoicing a powerful piece of poetry by Walt Whitman This work voiced as a group enhances the message of democracy, diversity and community.
Jumptown Video Wall
A city tells the story of its past through its present, but sometimes you have to look for it. Pamela Chipman asks you to do just that with her “Jumptown Video Wall.” 
You could easily miss it if you didn’t know it was there. Blended into the brick façade of a building, like tiny windows, four iPod Touch units run continuous loops of historical photos mixed with recent footage. To see them, you must lean in close, inviting curiosity and intimacy. It all happens at The Magnolia, an affordable housing/commercial complex in NE Portland. Chipman’s installation pays tribute to the building’s Eliot neighborhood, famous for the jazz that crooned, shimmied and wailed there during its golden years (1941-1957). The narrative of “Jumptown Video Wall” weaves through the montage of images, showing us a then-and-now view of this neighborhood through its residents, architecture, parks and transportation.
All of Chipman’s work, as a photographer and videographer, focuses on the issue of identity, both personal and community. By connecting the past to the present, “Jumptown Video Wall” offers a broader perspective—and greater appreciation—of a place and the people in it.
The Red Sticker Project 
QR codes printed on red stickers with the words scan for art are placed all over the world on bike racks sign posts mixed in with other cultural statements.  There are three different odes taking you to short video that change and rotate with time, creating small personal experiences for the curious viewer.  
below is one example of what you might see if you scan the QR code
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