A Blog of Seattle Arts & Lectures

Category: School of Visual Concepts

Claudia Castro Luna stands against a bright yellow backdrop, holding her series of poems, which unfolds accordian style, down from the top of her head all the way to the floor.

One River, A Thousand Voices

This year, Claudia Castro Luna—the 2018-2020 Washington State Poet Laureate and Designer in Residence at the School of Visual Concepts—received an exciting fellowship from the Academy of American Poets. Her project? To create community through poetry along the length of the Columbia River. Over a period of several months, Claudia was inspired to write “One […]

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“I am,” by WITS Student Mohammed AlShubayli

Mohammed AlShubayli wrote “I am” while he was a patient at Seattle Children’s Hospital, with WITS Writer-in-Residence Sierra Nelson. His poem was made into a broadside designed and printed by artist Juliet Shen, in partnership with the School of Visual Concepts. We hope you will join us next Thursday, January 14 from 6-8 p.m., at Cupcake Royale on Capitol […]

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Perfect Pairings: Creative Forces Combine in the WITS Broadsides Tour

By Laura Burgher, Writers in the Schools & Broadsides Project Intern I placed the final broadside up on the bookstand and took a step back. Patrons at Seattle Public Library’s Northgate Branch were already starting to show interest, craning their necks to take in the twenty-two framed artworks I just set atop the bookshelves, their […]

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