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Gary Hill at CoCA, Seattle, July 26 – September 29

Gary Hill: Linguistic Spill ([un]contained) at CoCA Seattle

Gary Hill: Linguistic Spill ([un]contained) at CoCA Seattle Exhibition

dates: July 26 – September 29, 2018

Opening Reception to Public: Aug. 2, 6-9pm

Pioneer Square Artwalk: Sept. 6, 6-9pm

Located at CoCA in Pioneer Square: 114 Third Ave S., Seattle, WA 98104

Public gallery hours: Thursday – Saturday, 11am – 6pm

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Gary Hill presents Linguistic Spill ([un]contained) at CoCA July through September SEATTLE, WA (June 29, 2018) – From July 26 – September 29, Seattle’s Center on Contemporary Art (CoCA) presents globally renowned artist Gary Hill’s latest improvisation with “old growth” technologies in Linguistic Spill ([un]contained).

“Spilling” from his current installation in the Boiler Hall at the Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology (MAAT) in Lisbon, Portugal, Hill will create a unique visceral experience of light and sound that envelops CoCA’s gallery space. Via a pile of video projectors in the darkened gallery space, reverberating electronic sounds are

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Art ​∩ ​Math at CoCA in Seattle

Art ​∩ ​Math

“Art ​∩ ​Math” ​explores art that is influenced by math and mathematical ideas to make these ideas more vivid.

Mathematics is the study of structure, number, pattern, and shape; though abstract, it has influenced art for centuries. Today, math and art are exploring bold new realms. The power of their insights and effects on each other provides opportunities to be delighted by seeing new connections hiding in plain sight. Seattle’s Center on Contemporary Art (CoCA) presents ​Art ∩ Math, (Art intersect Math), an exhibit that explores the intersection of artistic expression and mathematical ideas​. ​Art ∩ Math​ runs from March 1 through April 14, 2018.

Mathematics is a fresh lens to understand art: reckoning with chaos, algorithms, equivalence, topology, geometry and other mathematics tools to helps us see art and the world with more depth. A diverse selection of media will be featured in the exhibit from artists

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ARTifACTs We Almost Didn’t Make It January 2018 Exhibition at CoCA in Seattle

CoCA January 2018 exhibit ARTifACTs We Almost Didn't Make It featured image of a doormat with text: When Will this Nightmare Be Over?

ARTifACTs: We Almost Didn’t Make It addresses fears, despair and grief surrounding climate change, and other ecocide assaults on the psyche of humanity

From January 20 to February 24, Seattle’s Center on Contemporary Art (CoCA) will feature the activist art collective ARTifACTs with the interactive and generative gallery installation, We Almost Didn’t Make It. The exhibit focuses on the outcome of our choices in a time where the effects of our participation in the destruction of our planet seems so short-sighted. In a game-like installation, visitors will be presented with work tables covered with “ingredients” and “recipes” that make an artifact which represents aspects of our current world that may not exist in the next 150 years. Each participant will place a commitment to an action into that artifact that will help future generations not only exist, but thrive.

 

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Spontaneous Combustion at CoCA

logo image for the Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, Washington

Beginning September 7, the Center on Contemporary Art (CoCA) will present Spontaneous Combustion, an explosion of two performative installations simultaneously critiquing power and elitism found in the contemporary (art) world. Made up of two groups of multidisciplinary artists, this exhibition explores power dynamics through performative research, institutional intervention, and an overload of sensory experiences.

Eastern Washington artists and educators, Peter Christenson and Phillip Mudd, collaborate on their project “Juried Performance,” an ongoing inquiry into the symbols, processes, and systems associated with institutionalized power and the hegemonic elite. Revolving primarily around a collection of recorded parasuicidal rituals that occurred in front of an absentee jury, the project analogizes the “juried art competition” to today’s sociopolitical climate. Videos of these performances were then mailed to nine well-known contemporary art institutions, essentially forcing review of the uncommissioned performances. The artists will perform during Pioneer Square’s artwalk.

For more information: http://www.juriedperformance.com

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Call to Artists: Annual Betty Bowen Award

Call to Artists for the Annual Betty Bowen Awrd, August 2017

Call to Artists: Annual Betty Bowen Award

The Betty Bowen Award is now accepting applications! This award was established to honor Betty Bowen (1918-1977) who was an enthusiastic supporter of Northwest contemporary art. This is a juried award and the winner receives an unrestricted prize of $15,000 to further their career. A selection of works by the winner will be exhibited at the Seattle Art Museum. All visual artists working in any media in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho are encouraged to apply. More information is available at visitsam.org/betty-bowen. Applications are accepted online at www.callforentry.org. Deadline: Tuesday, August 1, 2017.

When She Dies, You Too Will Die

When She Dies, You Too Will Die : Debut Solo Exhibition of works by Christine Babic

“Some day the earth will weep, she will beg for her life, she will cry with tears of blood. You will make a choice if you will help her or let her die, and when she dies you too will die.” ~John Hollow Horn , Oglala Sioux

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JuarezX: Dragged Across Borders

JuarezX: Dragged Across Borders art exhibition, center on contemporary art, seattle, washington, may 2016

JuarezX: Dragged Across Borders: From May 5 – 28, 2016 CoCA presents “JuárezX, Dragged Across Borders,” co-curated by Joseph C. Roberts and Peter Bill. The exhibit presents work by undocumented immigrants and artists from Juarez, Mexico to explore the intersection of race, class, and migrant status at the US and Mexico border. Simultaneously, the exhibit presents readings and interactive workshops that invite visitors to consider social norms, or borders, created around gender and sexuality. CoCA is proud to present an exhibition and support artists that dissolve boundaries and invite visitors to question borders as places that allow fixed notions of identity to bend, stretch, and even disappear.

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Twilight Gallery Seattle Call for Artists

Twilight Gallery is seeking submissions from local and national artists working in all media for our monthly group and solo exhibits. We are also seeking submissions from artists interested in featuring their jewelry, cards, prints and handmade goods in our retail space.

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If You're in Seattle, See Michelle Anderst at True Love Gallery

We just can’t help it – once we make a dear friend, she’s a friend even if she moves away, and that’s the case with Michelle Anderst. Her work is just so innovative, unique, beautifully biological and…well…cool! Check out the Natural Science exhibition now through July 7, give Michelle a big We Miss You from southern Oregon and bring home some of her hybrid scientific illustration/fine art oils!

True Love Art Gallery

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Natural Science

Opening reception on Thursday, June 13th 6-10pm during Capitol Hill Artwalk This month we are excited to feature paintings and drawings from six artists. Each draws their inspiration from the many branches of the natural sciences, examining the physical world through entomology, biology, and zoology. Artists: Cory Benhatzel Michelle Anderst Scott Dalrymple Levi Hastings Brian Britigan Timothy Dice Entomology by Don Ehlan Opening night music by Jimi Jaxon (Decibel, Bottom Forty) Show runs through July 7th

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Broad Range of Current Artist Opportunities from CaFE™

New opportunities are listed on CaFE™, and many application deadlines are approaching. See what new opportunities you can apply to below. You can login to CaFE here or go to www.callforentry.org to apply to one of these opportunities.

Upcoming Deadlines – APPLY TODAY!

City of Seattle: SPU Atmosphere and Weather Related Portable Works – DEADLINE: 1/28/2013 Jury Fee: $0.00

The Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs, in partnership with Seattle Public Utilities, invites artists to submit images of two-dimensional or three-dimensional artwork depicting weather-related or atmospheric phenomena for a competitive direct purchase for SPU’s Portable Works Collection. Artwork should reference air, water, temperature or light. and may or may not be representational. Artists working in color are encouraged to apply. The artwork must be available for purchase. Purchases are chosen by a panel of arts professionals who are charged with selecting high-quality artwork that reflects diversity of expression. The call

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