"20 Years of Northwest Performance Photography" exhibition
Presented at West of Lenin Gallery in Seattle's Fremont neighborhood, Michelle Bates' "20 Years of Northwest Performance Photography." See images from groups such as UMO Ensemble, 14/48, theater simple, and Sandbox Radio Live; artists including Mik Kuhlman, Kevin Joyce, Kevin Kent, Lelavision, The Flaming Idiots, and many more. The exhibition continues through June and likely into July. Please contact West of Lenin for info.
On Monday, May 12th, 2014, Michelle presented a slideshow and talk showing rare images and telling stories of discovering the worlds of theater, circus and community arts in the NW, with some geeky photography techniques thrown in. 7:00 in the theater.
The exhibition showed March-July, 2014, viewable before and during performances at West of Lenin, by appointment, or by ringing the doorbell (usually during office hours).
Article about Michelle, the exhibition, and stories about some of the photos and the artists pictured, on Crosscut.com by Florangela Davila.
More info about Michelle & the talk
Martha Enson, UMO Ensemble, Kevin Joyce, Kevin Kent
All images © Michelle Bates Photography.