Thank you to all of the presenters, podcast interviewees, and contributing writers who have shared their work with The Project Room. 

Find our comprehensive lists of artists who worked with us here.

PODCAST #21 - Displacement: Visual Artist Veit Stratmann

Veit Stratmann first shared his work with us in 2012 when he was researching the abandoned city of L'Aquila. Since then, this multi-year project has taken him to places as far as Ethiopia. We spoke about his interest in the subject of displacement and how he feels about making art after the recent terrorist attacks near his home in Paris.  Have a listen here.


This is Your Arm

This is Your Arm

This is Your Arm by Adam Nishimura

"9000 square feet of white surrounds me.  The white is divided by black lines into four-foot by twelve-foot sections, each with one dark dot in every corner.  I am at the job site—a soon-to-be art gallery."

Interview with Rainbow Flag Creator Gilbert Baker

Interview with Rainbow Flag Creator Gilbert Baker

PODCAST EPISODE 18: A Symbol of Pride

In 1978, Gilbert Baker, a drag queen and community activist in San Francisco, responded to his friend Harvey Milk's assertion that the gay rights movement needed a new symbol. Here is what he did...

Lit Crawl thanks

Thanks to the great crowd and incredible poets who shared their work at October's Lit Crawl Seattle!


The Project Room is a place of creative inquiry, where different points of view and areas of expertise are presented to an audience. In addition to the arts, programs feature technology, history, geography, industry, and other fields that intersect with the current theme. The goal is to better understand how creativity works for different kinds of people, and to appreciate its relevance to everyday life.

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In 2011, TPR opened its doors with the question, “Why Do We Make Things?” After nearly two years of conversation, presentation, and experimentation about this theme, the theme shifted into our second "big question": How Are We Remembered?

Read more about our themes through specific programs here.

TOP ROW: Architect Tom Kundig (left) and Sound Artist Trimpin (center) present their points of view during the "Successful People Talking About Failure" series; the crowd settles in during a 2013 event; CENTER ROW: Taiwan-based Dancer Ying Zhou performs at a public rehearsal of "Swimming the List" (left); Icelandic textile artist Shoplifter (center) participate in a conversation with design collective Vik Prjonsdottir (center); Stephanie Wicker of the band Like Lightening performs as a pre-theater event for These Streets (right). Photos by Frank Huster, Katie Miller. 



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