OCTOBER 22, 6-6:45PM
For the third consecutive year, TPR is pleased to be a stop along the route for Lit Crawl Seattle. This year, writers Steven Barker, Jason Schmidt and Nancy Stohlman tackle The Project Room's current Big Question "How Are We Remembered?" with a series of stories about memory.
This is Your Arm by Adam Nishimura
"9000 square feet of white surrounds me. The white is divided by black lines into four-foot by twelve-foot sections, each with one dark dot in every corner. I am at the job site—a soon-to-be art gallery."
PODCAST EPISODE 18: A Symbol of Pride
In 1978, Gilbert Baker, a drag queen and community activist in San Francisco, responded to his friend Harvey Milk's assertion that the gay rights movement needed a new symbol. Here is what he did...
In this month's discussion with a creative voice, we chat with Seattle-based Ellie Dicola. Ellie talks about what it means to give voice to memory and to create a place to collectively mourn the intangible. Check out some of her work and hear what she has to say in conjunction with our current Monument topic. Have a listen
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In 2011, TPR opened its doors with the question, “Why Do We Make Things?” After nearly two years of conversation, presentation, and experimentation about this theme, the theme shifted into our second "big question": How Are We Remembered?
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TOP ROW: Architect Tom Kundig (left) and Sound Artist Trimpin (center) present their points of view during the "Successful People Talking About Failure" series; the crowd settles in during a 2013 event; CENTER ROW: Taiwan-based Dancer Ying Zhou performs at a public rehearsal of "Swimming the List" (left); Icelandic textile artist Shoplifter (center) participate in a conversation with design collective Vik Prjonsdottir (center); Stephanie Wicker of the band Like Lightening performs as a pre-theater event for These Streets (right). Photos by Frank Huster, Katie Miller.
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