Bellwether 2022 celebrates artwork and expertise

September 7, 2022
Bellwether 2022 celebrates artwork and expertise

Artwork and tech intersect within the 2022 version of Bellwether, Bellevue’s annual arts competition. By way of most of September, the competition will function digital residencies and augmented actuality, in addition to in-person occasions. 

All Bellwether occasions are free and open to the general public. Bellwether is a multidisciplinary arts expertise produced by the town in collaboration with Bellevue’s arts group and the town’s Arts Fee. 

A bellwether is an indication of issues to come back, and is an emblem of the overarching mission of the occasion: to showcase Bellevue’s inventive future and to show that future into actuality. Bellwether obtained its begin as a biennial sculpture exhibition in 1992, and has advanced to embody new types of artwork and tradition. 

“Bellwether 2022: Artwork + Tech” contains digital residencies, an augmented actuality artwork set up and in-person occasions.  Particulars about all the shows and artwork can be found at Bellwether 2022. Study extra concerning the metropolis’s arts program at Arts and Tradition.

Digital Residencies

For digital residencies at Bellwether, chosen artists will share their work, together with movies, photographs and three-dimensional works in progress social media, theirs and the town’s, together with Instagram at @bellwether_arts.   

  • Sept. 2-8: Dustin Curtis // Trivia Puppet Firm, Instagram @triviapuppet
  • Sept. 9-15: KT Hancock // Velvet Nugget Studios, Instagram @velvet_nugget_studios
  • Sept. 16-22: Xin Xin , Instagram @artxinxin_   
  • Sept. 23-29: Warren Armando Pope, Instagram @floral.naps
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Augmented Actuality Set up

#GlitchGoddess, Sept. 6-20

Location: Bellevue Connection Plaza, 550 106th Ave. NE, introduced by: Future Arts

Marjan Moghaddam is a pioneering, digital artist and animator. “#GlitchGoddess” Is acclaimed as the primary feminist digital artwork piece to hit viral metrics, disrupting the legacy artwork world’s depiction of the feminine type in a singular method whereas switching from slender, heavy, younger, outdated, pregnant, glitched, stylized to artistically abstracted, set to a voiceover of ladies complaining about inequality within the artwork world.

#GlitchGoddess was initially introduced within the Puget Sound space as a part of AUGMENT Seattle 2022 after its fee at VMF Winter Arts. @marjan_moghaddam_artist, @futureartsco

Moveable Assortment Opening Reception

Sept. 14, 5-7 p.m. at Metropolis Corridor, 450 one hundred and tenth Ave. NE

Be part of us as we rejoice greater than 40 artists whose work entered the town’s moveable assortment in the course of the pandemic. These artists’ works span types, topic and media.  Full lists of bought work, together with artist bios and statements might be discovered at Public Artwork.  

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Techtober Mini-Teaser 

Saturday, Sept. 17, 3-4:30 p.m. Bellevue Arts Museum Auditorium, 510 Bellevue Approach NE

GgLocators’ Cami Smith moderates a dialog with Netflix Animation Studios recruiter Camille Leganza and Netflix Video games Platform  recruiter Miguel Calderon concerning the symbiotic relationship between tech and artwork.  The Performing Arts Middle Eastside (PACE) presents this occasion forward of its fall Techtober occasion collection, hosted on the DigiPen campus, which goals to advertise STEAM on the center, highschool and faculty stage.