2139:47 — or the duration of Winter in hours:minutes — represents an embrace of the artificial, an anemic attempt to replace what is lost for a season, via a communion of the mundane: frames, fabric, industrial lighting.
Split Shot Collaborative
Woolworth Windows #4 & #5, near Broadway & 11th St.
December 31, 2017 – March 15, 2018
Photos by Cree Lighting
Winter weighs heavy on the collective consciousness of the Pacific Northwest. Its approach brings a leaden darkness—sudden, insistent, brutish. 2139:47—or the duration of Winter in hours:minutes—represents an embrace of the artificial, an anemic attempt to replace what is lost for a season, via a communion of the mundane: frames, fabric, industrial lighting.
Split Shot Collaborative is a Seattle-based partnership comprised of Scott Blakemore and Jeff McCord that seeks to explore spatial and aesthetic considerations that fall beyond the traditional architectural scope while implementing the tools of contemporary design practice – namely, challenging the assumptions inherent in composing architectural (and urban) space, the critical elements of corporeal experience, and the nature of one’s cognitive perception of these factors.
This Artscapes project was made possible with generous support from: