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Tessa Hulls At Bherd Studios, Tonight!

Since she has a show at Bherd Studios tonight (8537 Greenwood Ave N Suite 1, Seattle, WA), it’s about time we draw some attention to the work of REDEFINE staff writer, Tessa Hulls! The pieces here will not be the same as the ones in the show tonight, but they’re a part of an interesting...Read...
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Sprawling Structures Of Manmade Fantasy, By John Borowicz

These hypothetical structures are a combination of M.C. Escher, Mayan temples, labryinths, and 3-dimensional city maps; they’re a veritable Where’s Waldo of trip-outs for the eyeballs. Here’s what artist John Borowicz had to say about the series: “… the inspiration for the series probably came about from drawing with my oldest son who is now...Read...
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Revelations To Revolutions, In Keith Murakata’s Sculptural Work.

Now at pun(c)tuation (705A East Pike St., Seattle, WA), are sculptural works by Keith Murakata. The series is heavil centered around comic book character Captain America, who, according to Wikipedia, first appeared in Marvel Comics’ 1940s predecessor, Timely Comics as an “… intentionally patriotic creation who was often depicted fighting the Axis powers of World...Read...
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Josh Keyes: Collision At David B Smith Gallery

This stark series of acrylic paintings is entitled Collision. It features animals in various stages of the death and life cycle are set upon a square of urban space, feeling like small-scale museum installations. This show opens in Denver tonight, from 7:00pm to 10:00pm, at the David B. Smith Gallery in Denver, Colorado. Here’s what...Read...
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West African Masquerade Photos.

These photos are quite old, but they’re new to me. Photographer Phyllis Galembo takes colorful portraits of individuals in developing countries and captures the richness and beauty in their everyday dress and surroundings. These photos are large-scale color images capturing ritual adornment in Nigeria, Benin and Burkina Faso. Here are my favorites, but you can...Read...
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SIFF 2010 The Rest of the Fest Film Recaps

And so another year’s Seattle International Film Festival comes to a close. You might be saying “Hey! You only watched like eight movies? What kind of publication is this?!” Tut tut, readers.  We here at Redefine watched a boat load of movies! We just couldn’t find the time/space/wherewithal to write about every single one. But...Read...
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Henry Of Navarre (Henri 4) (2009) Film Review

Director: Jo Baier Cast: Julien Boisselier, Joachim Krol, Hannelore Hoger, Ulrich Noethen, Armelle Deutsch, Chloé Stefani, Gabriela Maria Schmeide, Roger Casamajor, Sven Pippig, Sandra Huller Country: Germany Year: 2009 Henry Of Navarre is a historical dramatization that attempts to document the period of Henry IV’s ascension to the throne and the religious wars which preceeded...Read...
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Mao’s Last Dancer (2009) Film Review

Mao’s Last Dancer Director: Bruce Beresford Australia, 2009 Based on his bestselling autobiography, the dramatized story of Li Cunxin escaping from Communist China is not a particularly unique one. Handpicked from a dusty village in rural China, a young Li is forced to abandon his family and attend the most prestigious (and rigorous) arts school...Read...
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Femininity Through A Crosshair.

With her newest series, The Babe In The Target coming on display at Augen Gallery (716 NW Davis, Portland, Oregon) this June, Eva Lake uses photo montages and collage to explore the role of strong women in not only society, but history. Targets, circles, and women are recurring images throughout the series, but there is...Read...
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