BIG NEWS

After 7 great years and many achievements of which we are all proud, Dumb Eyes’ founders have decided it is time to move on and pursue separate paths. We are all excited about our upcoming projects and wish each other … Continue reading

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RAVE-TASTIC

It is always nice when the local paper, The Stranger, takes note of the magical things that come flowing out of the Dumb Eyes creativity lab. Today, our Creative Director, Christian’s totally rave-y video is featured on Lineout. FYI, for … Continue reading

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New Yorkers. Get on this. E-VAPOR-8 at 319 Scholes

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E-vapor-8 explores the influence and relationship between contemporary art and rave and electronic music culture. The event is curated by Francesca Gavin, Visual Arts Editor of London based arts magazine Dazed and Confused. Francesca featured I Want You in Dazed … Continue reading

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Dumb Eyes and Phaidon (and PLUR)

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We are proud to announce today’s latest news story about our Creative Director, Christian Peterson and one of his latest endeavors, the E-Vapor-8 show at Brooklyn’s 319 Scholes gallery. Phaidon UK hit up Christian for a nice interview and write … Continue reading

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Henry Open House 2012

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With the help of the ever illuminating Nick Bartoletti and Ben Van Citters Dumb Eyes dreamed up and executed sonic/visual revelations outside in the party zone at the Spring Henry Art Gallery Open House. The party was rocking as museum patrons … Continue reading

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For the Win

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For the Win is a free party put on by the Awesome Foundation, a non-profit that awards $1000 grants every month to people with deserving ideas. Some of you may remember the Onn/Of festival of light that we were involved … Continue reading

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Day Night magazine release party at Object

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New Seattle-based art and design magazine ‘Day Night’ released its first issue at Object at 2nd Ave. downtown. To celebrate the magazine’s first edition flying out of the print shop and into the hands of tastemakers, the publisher threw a big … Continue reading

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THEE Satisfaction at Neumos

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Dumb Eyes will be providing visual projections for THEESatisfaction’s show at Neumos Thursday 3/29/12. We’re big fans of THEESatisfaction and excited to be involved in their release party for their new album and first release from Sub Pop records: awE naturalE. … Continue reading

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Ghost Tote

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A beloved local gallery on Capitol Hill was damaged by a flood. Ghost Gallery has been host to many Dumb Eyes events and to help we created the Ghost Tote! The bags were printed by Cairo and limited to 35. … Continue reading

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The Creators Project Interview

Kathleen Flood of The Creators Project asked the Dumb Eyes directors some questions about technology, dreams, and childhood. Interview here!  

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ONN/OF Festival

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Last weekend Dumb Eyes participated in ONN/OF, an art exhibition and “light festival” in Ballard. The show took place inside an 11,000 Sq Ft Ballard warehouse called The Sweater Factory. The curators, Susan Robb, Sierra Stinson, and Jim Demetre invited … Continue reading

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City Arts Magazine’s “Future List”!

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We’re honored and excited to be part of “The Future List” in City Arts Magazine… But Dumb Eyes isn’t just those three goons in the picture. Behind the curtain there’s a great team of people we’ve worked with in the … Continue reading

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ACTION! Weekend

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ACTION! Is our international film club. On December 16th & 17th we will be showing a collection of contemporary video art by selected artists from around the globe at the Northwest Film Forum in Seattle, WA. Featuring: The big screen … Continue reading

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Dumb Eyes x HIV30

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Gay City approached artists to work with people telling stories regarding HIV/AIDS as part of HIV30, a collaboration of Seattle activists working together to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Our work is featured on the HIV30 site … Continue reading

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CRYPTS x CRYSTAL CASTLES Show

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On October 20th, 2011, Crypts supported Crystal Castles at the Showbox, Seattle. Dumb Eyes provided prism glasses to the audience to view custom made audio-responsive visuals.

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I WANT YOU Magazine: Issue 6 + Return of PENETRATION

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I WANT YOU Issue 6 Launch Party & The Return of PENETRATION Everyone is invited for an Artist Reception and a Launch Party on Thursday, November 10th, 2011 for  I Want You Issue 6. The Artist Reception is at Bauhaus Books … Continue reading

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Magick Jack: A Halloween Installation

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Magick Jack is a video art installation in the spirit of All Hallow’s Eve. Installation will be on display October 28 – 31st at the Melrose Market in Capitol Hill, Seattle from Sundown – Close Join us for the opening reception … Continue reading

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Kirkland Art Center Auction Installation

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KIRKLAND ART CENTER AUCTION INSTALLATIONDumb Eyes was asked to create interactive art for the Annual Kirkland Art Center Auction ‘REDUX’. The theme this year was pop art and guests were encouraged to come dressed in 60′s attire. In our installation, … Continue reading

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SMILE TRIBE II AT SEATTLE ART MUSEUM ‘ART ATTACK’ TEEN NIGHT

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An Interactive video installation by Dumb Eyes for Seattle Art Museum, Friday, May 13th 2011. The attendees decorated specially made Dumb Eyes Smiley Prismatic Paper Plate Masks and then were filmed, manipulated and projected around the museum. The installation was … Continue reading

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DILATION THING AT ACTION! PART II

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Video document of a sound reactive installation created by Christian J Petersen and Benjamin Van Citters for Action! part 2 at Ghost Gallery in Seattle.

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Video for Soft Metals : Voices

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New video for Captured Tracks recording artist Soft Metals – Voices – by Christian featured on Pitchfork, Under the Radar, Death + Taxes, etc… Check it out below! Pitchfork Death + Taxes Under The Radar The Mercury Seattle Subsonic

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UUpcominGG VVisuaLL PProjectioNN PPresSS!

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Here are a couple of links to some nice press for Wednesday night’s FUNGAL ABYSS show at the Comet in The Stranger and Saturday’s VIBRATIONS festival in Volunteer Park (FREE event presented by CAIRO and sponsored by Whole Foods) in … Continue reading

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Custom Cornhole Set for S.A.M ReMix

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Dumb Eyes was recently commissioned by the Seattle Art Museum to create a Cornhole Set for the summer edition of Remix in the Olympic Sculpture Park.

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Office Remodel

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We have been working on remodeling our office for the last two weeks and we are getting ready to move back in. Here are a few pics of our beautiful new ceilings, floors and conference room.

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PENETRATION @ UNICORN after ACTION! Part 2 @ Ghost Gallery

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Dumb Eyes presents PENETRATION: A Capitol Hill Art Walk After-Party. Kaleidoscopic audio and visual projections by Dumb Eyes. Prism glasses will be provided and Nick Bartoletti will be mixing live experimental video feedback. This psychedelic freakout starts at 9pm and … Continue reading

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ACTION! Part 2 – opens at Ghost Gallery 7/14/2011

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ACTION! Part 2 is a collection of global contemporary video art curated by Dumb Eyes creative director Christian Petersen under the moniker ACTION! INTERNATIONAL FILM CLUB. Ghost Gallery will be hosting an opening reception on Thursday 7/14/2011 from 5-8PM. ACTION! … Continue reading

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Pride Weekend @ Pony

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Here are a few pictures from CENTAUR at PONY for pride weekend…

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Shabazz Palaces: Black Up

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Shabazz Palaces: Black Up New Shabazz Palaces Album: Black Up on Sub Pop out JUNE 28th CD Packaging: gold fleck velvet with gold foil emboss Vinyl LP Packaging: black tone on tone printing Embroidered patch Design by Dumb Eyes Gorilla … Continue reading

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Shabazz Palaces Interview + Black Up / Sub Pop Contest Info

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Via Sub Pop: The countdown has begun to the release of Shabazz Palaces debut record, Black Up out June 28th. The timing seems right to share with you this rare and exclusive interview with budding Wooster, MA journalist Maureen. Click … Continue reading

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CENTAUR: Seattle Pride Kickoff Party @ Pony

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Dumb Eyes Presents: CENTAUR Seattle Gay Pride Kickoff Party @ Pony Audio / Visuals by Dumb Eyes June 24th 9pm – 2am 1221 Madison Ave, Seattle WA 98122

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ACTION! International Film Club @ Dazed Live festival

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Our film curation for Dazed & Confused magazine’s DAZED LIVE festival discussed on the VCS blog.

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Christian Petersen and Izzie Klingels featured in Diary 16

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Check out Christian’s photo spread ‘Erotic Ghost’ and Izzie and Christian’s collaboration ‘Blood Orchid’ in Diary 16 magazine.

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Izzie Klingels Feature

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Congratulations to our talented Illustrator, Izzie Klingels, for being a Featured Artist on Inspirazzle. You can view here feature here.

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Face Off

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Check out our new gif ‘FACE-OFF’ on Gif Lords!

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Nick Bartoletti Joins the Dumb Eyes Team

Originally from Seattle, Nick attended the Art Institute of Seattle graduating with a BFA in Media Arts and Animation where he was awarded with the best portfolio of show for his graduating class. He currently works in the game industry … Continue reading

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Pride Weekend At Pony!!

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Dumb Eyes will have a projection installation at Pony for Pride Weekend. Come out and show your LGBTQ support. Saturday June 25.

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Dazed & Confused’s Art Publication of the Month

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Dazed & Confused Magazine likes our magazine: I WANT YOU

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Dazed Digital Penetration Feature

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“Penetration is a freaky multimedia experience with jarringly vivid colours and haunting audio, held as a monthly spectacle of a night set to kaleidoscopic visuals which play out over four imposing screens, curated by graphic design and web company Dumb … Continue reading

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Collage of the Wild: Stranger Feature by Dave Segal

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“Startlingly surreal and vividly hued art that dazzles your third eye.” – Dave Segal, The Stranger View Full Article: here

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