Jen Graves piece on the 619 building is a necessary read for those interested in the state of arts in Seattle.
Killing the Colony
Meet the hundred artists the tunnel bureaucrats don’t care about displacing.
“Last Wednesday afternoon at the 619 Western building, fat daubs of oil paint sat out on palettes, barely drying at all in the unheated air. The artist, a Vietnam vet, sat in the room—high ceilings, one wall all windows revealing the industrial red cranes of the working waterfront behind the curve of Seattle’s dilapidated viaduct—and told stories…”
read the full story here.