On a dark background, a figure wearing an eagle mascot head and a basketball jersey raises its hands in the air, confetti falling around them.

Zack Bent | The Charity Stripe

June 5-July 21, 2023

Opening Reception: Friday, June 9, 7pm
In person at Jack Straw Cultural Center

Artist Talk: Friday, June 23, 7pm
In person and streaming on YouTube and Facebook Live

Youth and Family Workshop: July 8, 2pm
E-mail education@jackstraw.org for information or to sign up.

Visits by appointment, M-F, 10am-5:30pm
Call 206-634-0919 or email jsp@jackstraw.org to schedule a visit

In this collaborative sound, video, and sculptural installation created by Zack Bent and family, the audience is invited to honor 3 hapless mascots (brothers) performing rituals of celebration and camaraderie on the basketball court. Dance routines and confetti pours collide with crowd cheers and court sounds in an homage to the spectacle of the sport.


Portrait of Zack Bent

Zack Bent

Zack Bent is a Seattle artist working in photography, video, sculpture, and installation. For over 15 years, he has created work with his wife, artist Gala Bent and their 3…


Sound Clips

  • Three people dressed as mascots, one standing and dumping confetti on another on the left, while a third sits watching on the right.
    Zack Bent New Media Gallery Podcast