On January 28th, Tacoma-based artist Terese Cuff will debut her digital media piece inspired by the businesses and rhythms of the Lincoln District. She uses video and animation to document small movements that collectively paint a portrait of the area. This artwork will be projected in a window near the intersection of 38th Street and S. Park Avenue, free to view from 4pm on Saturday till 9pm on Sunday. The animation installation corresponds with Lincoln’s Lunar New Year Celebration on Sunday, January 29th.
Terese Cuff is a local painter and animator, who lives and works in Lincoln. She studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and recently participated in the Media Arts Program at the Evergreen State College with a focus on animation, documentaries, and experimental approaches to the moving image. She is the owner of Blue Melon Productions, an animation boutique specializing in animations for dynamic social media content. Learn more about Terese Cuff’s work at https://teresecuff.net/.
When: January 28th, 4pm to January 29th, 9pm
Where: Intersection of 38th Street and South Park Avenue in the Lincoln District
This project is funded by the City of Tacoma’s Office of Arts & Cultural Vitality through a Lincoln Revitalization Creative Community Engagement Grant. These grants will support creative projects in the Lincoln District set to occur between November 2016 and December 2017. In 2014, Tacoma’s City Council set a strategic objective to focus on development of the Lincoln Business District and Neighborhood. As a result of this, multiple City departments are collaborating on the Lincoln Neighborhood Revitalization Project, which is a focused effort to strengthen and improve Lincoln by investing in 4 key areas: public safety; economic development, urban design, and community vitality; housing and property conditions; and code compliance and neighborhood beautification.