Love Letter (to Yakima)

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Love Letter (to Yakima) at the site of the former Yakima Mall

2014 | location 1 of 6: Yakima Mall | dimensions variable | digital video projectors and 6 buildings in downtown Yakima, Washington

Digital video footage from around the Yakima Valley highlighting the natural environment and cultivated nature (the wind whipping through frostbitten reeds and tree limbs, clouds traveling the sky, the sun setting over the horizon, and water traveling through rivers and canals) was projected onto 6 buildings in downtown Yakima, Washington. Depicted here is a still of video of water in a local irrigation canal projected onto downtown’s abandoned mall which has been vacant for nearly a decade.

Love Letter (to Yakima)

2014
dimensions variable
digital media

Digital video footage from around the Yakima Valley highlighting the natural environment and cultivated nature was projected onto 6 buildings in downtown Yakima, Washington. Footage included images of the wind whipping through frostbitten reeds and tree limbs, clouds traveling the sky, the sun setting over the horizon, and water traveling through rivers and canals.

This project was developed for Allied Arts of Yakima Valley's ARTScene programming and was supported by the assistance of Appleseed Media and Yakima Maker Space.

Love Letter (to Yakima) on the facade of Capitol Theatre in downtown Yakima

2014 | location 2 of 6: Capitol Theatre | dimensions variable | digital video projectors and 6 buildings in downtown Yakima, Washington

Digital video footage from around the Yakima Valley highlighting the natural environment and cultivated nature (the wind whipping through frostbitten reeds and tree limbs, clouds traveling the sky, the sun setting over the horizon, and water traveling through rivers and canals) was projected onto 6 buildings in downtown Yakima, Washington. Depicted here is a still of video of water in a local irrigation canal projected onto downtown’s abandoned mall which has been vacant for nearly a decade.