gift shop/craft fair, this December at FICTILIS
applications due November 20th
For October’s First Thursday Art Walk in Pioneer Square (Oct 6, 6-9pm), FICTILIS presents Here We Are, an open studio exhibition. The show will feature a display about the shows we’ve done so far in our new space, info about our planned upcoming shows and events (including some brand new calls for entry), as well as a healthy smattering of work in various media done by members of FICTILIS. We hope this event will help answer the question of what …
Submissions due Feb 10th: Collections. Especially collections that are interesting, unusual, unique, obscure, and so on. Collections that required some kind of creative categorization or idiosyncratic taxonomy. Collections that draw attention to the processes and politics of collecting.
Please use our Submission Form
Submissions due January 23rd: Work that results in a cat face, but has an interesting way of getting there. That's right, a cat face. The face of a cat....Twist your own distinct practice - no matter how violently it must be twisted - to make it produce a cat face.
Please use our Submission Form
This infographic was made for the September 2011 exhibit Colors of Commerc
e at FICTILIS in Seattle, WA.
An 18" x 24" poster version of this infographic can be purchased in the Goods
section of our site, or in person at our space.
A print by FICTILIS's Timothy Furstnau, with text based on anthropologist Donald Brown's meta-study of behavioral traits common to every culture anthropologists have studied - "human universals", or things that "everyone does".
26" x 40", screenprinted on 140# recycled cardstock, limited edition of 100
a print by Timothy Furstnau
18" x 24", screenprint on 24pt kraft chipboard, limited edition of 50
an infographic made for our Colors of Commerce exhibition, representing the most research on shipping container colors ever assembled in one place. 18 x 24 inches, full-color print on archival-quality paper
exhibition focused on the colors of shipping containers in Seattle and other port cities
September 1st - September 30th 2011
FICTILIS, 210 S Washington St, Seattle WA
[featured image is Seattle artist Therese Buchmiller's
installation "Ideal X".
limited edition "Containerization" T-shirts
tote bags hand-printed with port-colors
This pocket-size swatchbook provides sample and information on 25 of the most common colors of shipping containers around the world. Each page features full-page accurate color, as well as RAL code, paint codes, and HEX codes, and a list of major shipping lines and leasing companies that use each color. Use it to make container or port-related designs or to discover the ownership of containers from far away.
dimensions: 2.5″ x 3.5″
A collection of backing boards used again and again by one local signmaker, featured in our Byproducts show.
Some of these can be seen and purchased in the Goods section of our site.
a competition mixing - you guessed it - Yahoo Answers and Jeopardy, coming soon to FICTILIS
Interested in participating? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact us.