About Us

Tense Forms is a community of working artists, musicians, activists, writers, actors, crafters, friends dedicated to producing and manufacturing new lovely art and helping that art find its largest audience.


Posters and Flyers

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Tense Forms Winter Button Up

February 02nd, 2007

with music by
the Notes and Scratches
Ash in Pensacola
Casey Meehan
Ami Saraiya

Tense Forms
Winter Button Up

Friday February 2nd
at the Subterranean
18+ $8 doors at 8pm

featuring an exhibition of over
1000 buttons by over 50 artists!


Copyright © 2007 Elizabeth Boyne

Summer Cl*sterf*ck

September 24th, 2006

a trainwreck of music, film and art, grr.

tense forms
entirely regrets
our end of summer


with new art commissioned on janky foamcore, a new film starring Mark Benson called Beach Assh*le and music by Where the Moon Came From and a whole mess of new bands assembled randomly from members of Lying in States, Love Story in Blood Red, Watchers, Radiant Darling, the Moon Station House Band, and the Notes and Scratches. It’s our crassest showcase ever!

September 2nd
8PM, 21+ $8

tense forms jerks

Copyright © 2006 Elizabeth Boyne

Heat: 2nd Annual Tense Forms Showcase

July 02nd, 2005

a showcase of art * music * poetry * video

tense forms
2nd annual showcase

Casey Meehan * The Notes and Scratches
the archivists * The Treatment * Andy Wagner

July 2, 2005
Doors 7:30 pm
2011 W. North Avenue
(tickets available on-line at www.subt.net)

Kate Raney * Richard Syska

poetry * performance
Elizabeth Boyne * Katy Didden * Viola Lee * Marika Mashburn

visual art
Mark Benson * Craig Blakeman * Sangini Brahmbhatt
Kirk Bravender * Ben Clarke * Leah Dickey * Steve Eck
Cortney Groves * Mollie Morris * Mary Paul
Mike Piontek * Steve Quantock * Kelly Reynolds
Jaime Roche * Matt Rose * Melissa Stallard * Allison Stanley

Copyright © 2005 Jaime Roche

Art vs. Craft Wrap Party

June 18th, 2005

at the Tannery
1950 S Hilbert St, 3rd Floor

8PM :: $3 Donation (which includes beer)

DJ sets by Diamonds :: David Monroe
Live Music by Casey Meehan ::
The Notes and Scratches w/visuals by VJ D7

Pack up your wares, grab some grub, and then
Meet and unwind with AvC vendors and patrons

From the Turner Ballroom: Take I-43 to I-94 S • Exit at Becher-Lincoln •
left on Becher (1st light) • left on Kinnickinnick • immediate right on
Stewart • left on Hilbert, cross the train tracks, look for signs.

Copyright © 2005 joshua dumas

Tense Forms Showcase

August 30th, 2004

tense forms presents
an audio/visual showcase

sounds by:
Casey Meehan and the Delta Still
Andy Wagner
the autumn-waking
The Treatment

images by:
Mark Benson
Craig Blakeman
Kirk Bravender
Leah Dickey
Steve Eck
Nora McComiskey
Dasha Posedel
Kate Raney
Jaime Roche
Matt Rose
Allison Stanley

Monday, August 30th, 8:00 pm $5
Subterranean 2011 W. North Ave.

Copyright © 2004 Craig Blakeman

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