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Laura Walton Allen
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artist, writer, instructor, scifi addict, gamer, all-around fascinated person
artist, writer, instructor, scifi addict, gamer, all-around fascinated person

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On Lost Love
On Lost Love
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August Poetry Postcard Fest is over, and I wish it weren't.
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New podcast with architectural artist Tina Randolph....

#art #seattleart #seattleartists #fineart #podcasts


We’re back! After a short summer hiatus, we’re excited to present this interview with Seattle artist Tina Randolph. Tina is an amazing multidisciplinary artist whose work appears all over Seattle. She works in plaster, mosaic, inlay, mural, and so much…
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If I had my own personal research budget, I'd want to know: how closely do positive video game experiences align with corresponding real reality experiences? For instance, do we respond to beautiful landscapes within a virtual setting in similar ways to those in nature? Do "wise master" lessons taught by NPCs promote a sense of peace or personal growth?

All I ever hear about are violence studies. Why not some research focus on the less lizard-brain experiences as well? Game designers continue to include plenty of higher-brain experiences and we continue to enjoy them; there's definitely a reason.

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Nearly 100 artists will open their doors in Seattle on June 9...if you're in the neighborhood, it's worth the visit.
We have a special episode for June! One of Seattle's largest arts communities is having its biannual Open Studios, and we talk with several participating artists about what it's like....

https://twoponiespress.com/2018/06/01/special-episode-for-june-open-studio/

#seattleart #seattleartists #inscapearts #creativelife #art #openstudios #originallines #twoponiespress
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New book projects, open house, and more....

#bookarts #artistbook #seattleart
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"... And exactly the same thing has happened with the supposed openness of the internet, where you say, “Isn’t it wonderful, with Facebook and Twitter anybody can express themselves. Everybody’s an equal, everybody’s empowered.” But in fact, we’re in a period of time of extreme concentration of wealth and power, and it’s precisely around those who run the biggest computers. So the truth and the effect is just the opposite of what the rhetoric is and the immediate experience...."
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