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Jack Straw Writers and Bushwick Book Club 2021
Jack Straw x The Bushwick Book Club Seattle 2021-2022

Jack Straw and the Bushwick Book Club Seattle are once again teaming up to create new music inspired by the work of the Jack Straw Writers! The Bushwick Book Club and Jack Straw will share a new video every couple weeks featuring a reading and song. Follow along on YouTube or social media!

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Jack Straw New Media Gallery
Realistic image of two children printed on found wood and cardboard

Satpreet Kahlon | a boundary, a demarcation
February 11 – April 8, 2022
(visits by appointment only)

Using segmented pieces of image transferred onto found wood and cardboard as a starting point, the artist has created a site-specific installation about nostalgia, access, and geographical displacement.

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Current Events
Opening Reception: Satpreet Kahlon | a boundary, a demarcation

Opening reception for Satpreet Kahlon’s New Media Gallery installation a boundary, a demarcation.

Friday, February 11, 7pm

7-8:30. Email to register and pick a time.

Satpreet Kahlon | a boundary, a demarcation

A site-specific installation about nostalgia, access, and geographical displacement.

Monday, February 14, 10am

By appointment only, Monday-Friday, 10am-5:30pm

Featured Podcasts

Selections from our resident artist podcasts. View All

Fathering - Greg November

Greg November’s project for the 2021 Jack Straw Writers Program is a collection of…

Andrew Fallat New Media Gallery Interview

Alyssa Keene interviews New Media Gallery artist Andrew Fallat about his Jack Straw New Media…

Ebo Barton - On Drinking

“On Drinking” is an excerpt from Ebo Barton’s audio version of his collection Insubordinate…

Left: Profile image of Beth Fleenor plays clarinet into a microphone; Right: Jalayna Carter smiles with a microphone in front of her

Jack Straw Artist Residencies

Become a Jack Straw Artist.
The Jack Straw Artist Support Program, New Media Gallery Program, and Writers Program offer established and emerging artists in diverse disciplines an opportunity to explore the creative use of sound in a professional atmosphere through residencies in our recording studios and participation in our various presentation programs.

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Create at Jack Straw

Jack Straw offers full service studio and remote recording services.
Jack Straw Cultural Center, located in Seattle’s University District, is the Northwest’s only non-profit multidisciplinary audio arts center. A community-based resource since 1962, we provide a production facility that is unlike any other in the region for local artists who work creatively with sound. Jack Straw is available to the community as a full service recording studio and audio production facility.

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Learn at Jack Straw

Jack Straw Professional Audio Workshops
Jack Straw Audio Workshops are the perfect opportunity to learn studio and field recording techniques or to get that first hands on introduction to the world of audio recording and editing.

Discounts for the visually impaired are offered on selected classes. Co-sponsored by Arts and Visually Impaired Audiences and Jack Straw Cultural Center.

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