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Seattle 100: Portrait of a City

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Seattle 100: Portrait of a City is the culmination of a two-year personal project by renowned photographer, filmmaker, and social artist Chase Jarvis. Both a creative project and an insightful ethnography, Seattle 100 shares—via more than 300 stunning black-and-white portraits and biographies of each subject—a curated collection of leading artists, musicians, writers, scientists, restaurateurs, DJs, developers, activists, entrepreneurs, filmmakers, and more, all of whom are defining and driving culture in Seattle. Some faces you will know, other names you may have heard in passing, and others will have been unknown to you until now.

With this book, Jarvis has created a snapshot of a city’s culture through its people. And it’s inclusive. Descriptive rather than prescriptive. It’s a 100, not an exclusive the 100, and it invites each of us to survey our own surroundings, our lives, our friends—and those not yet our friends—that make up the place we live, whether that’s Seattle or anywhere else. Individually, the images and words here introduce you to 100 engaging and important people. Collectively, this portrait of a city tells a fascinating, interwoven story about a unique and vibrant place.

Beyond the photos and commentary by Jarvis, there are pithy musings by a select handful of subjects on the topics of art, food, community, region, culture, and film. In addition, many of the subjects share their favorite things, places, and doings in and around the Seattle that they have explored, discovered, and rediscovered time and again.

Chase Jarvis is donating 100% of his artist proceeds from this book to the amazing arts and culture organization www.4culture.org.

Table of Contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Dedication
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Acknowledgements
  5. About the Artist
  6. Introductory Remarks and Artist’s Statement
  7. Table of Contents
  8. 01. Blue Scholars
  9. 02. Lynn Shelton
  10. 03. Crown Black Car
  11. 04. Denis Hayes
  12. 05. KEXP
  13. 06. Nancy Pearl
  14. 07. Joe Whinney
  15. 08. Charles Mudede
  16. 09. Lead Pencil Studio
  17. 10. Kasey Keller
  18. 11. Hallie Kuperman
  19. 12. The Blakes
  20. 13. Christopher Frizzelle
  21. 14. Cliff McCrath
  22. 15. Eric Liu
  23. 16. Michael Hebb
  24. 17. Molly Moon Neitzel
  25. 18. SIFF
  26. 19. David Horsey
  27. 20. Alvin Stillwell
  28. 21. Greg Lundgren
  29. 22. Linda Derschang
  30. 23. Tim Harris
  31. 24. Nasir Rasheed
  32. 25. Alan Durning
  33. 26. Ethan and Angela Stowell
  34. 27. James Keblas
  35. 28. Nabil Ayers
  36. 29. Laura Kelley-Jahn
  37. 30. Jeremy Faber
  38. 31. Rick Simonson
  39. 32. John Roderick
  40. 33. The Atomic Bombshells
  41. 34. Martin Volken
  42. 35. Teri Hein
  43. 36. Mark Fuller
  44. 37. JP and Leigh Canlis
  45. 38. Weirdo
  46. 39. Will Hyde
  47. 40. Yoky Matsuoka
  48. 41. Kevin Calabro
  49. 42. Build LLC
  50. 43. Chip Giller
  51. 44. Wier Harman
  52. 45. Vince Mira
  53. 46. Gabriel Scheer
  54. 47. Lane Czaplinski
  55. 48. Rebecca Brown
  56. 49. Nin Truong
  57. 50. Bryce Phillips
  58. 51. Jerry Everard
  59. 52. People’s Republic of Komedy
  60. 53. Paul Thelen
  61. 54. Benjamin Winters
  62. 55. Cary Moon
  63. 56. The Saturday Knights
  64. 57. Elemental at Gasworks
  65. 58. Jeff Galbraith
  66. 59. Chris Curtis
  67. 60. Seattle School
  68. 61. Alex Steffen
  69. 62. Sarah Rudinoff
  70. 63. Josh Rosenfeld
  71. 64. DK Pan
  72. 65. Alex Calderwood
  73. 66. Jaime Méndez
  74. 67. Riz Rollins
  75. 68. Spacecraft Clothing
  76. 69. Sean Nelson
  77. 70. Cathryn Vandenbrink
  78. 71. Crai S Bower
  79. 72. Phil Borges
  80. 73. Top Pot
  81. 74. Kyla Fairchild
  82. 75. Kobi Yamada
  83. 76. Armandino Batali
  84. 77. Michele Scoleri
  85. 78. Chris Martin
  86. 79. Light In The Attic
  87. 80. Fraggle Rock Crew
  88. 81. Liz Dunn
  89. 82. Chris Rudolph
  90. 83. Chris Jordan
  91. 84. Adam Zacks
  92. 85. Robin Held
  93. 86. Jon Rowley
  94. 87. Greg Smith
  95. 88. Michael Seiwerath
  96. 89. Dave Meinert
  97. 90. Vitamin D
  98. 91. Betsey Brock
  99. 92. Wade Weigel and Jeff Ofelt
  100. 93. Wexley School for Girls
  101. 94. Common Market
  102. 95. Kurt Timmermeister
  103. 96. Longhouse Media
  104. 97. ellie sandstrom
  105. 98. Neumos
  106. 99. Rick Steves
  107. 100. Joshua Roman
  108. 101. Jason Puccinelli
  109. 102. Megan Jasper
  110. 103. Dan Savage
  111. 104. Total Experience Gospel Choir
  112. 105. Matt Dillon
  113. 106. Sherman Alexie
  114. Index
  115. The City Itself is a Collaborator