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Sitka Fellow Christian Ervin is and architect and “interaction designer.” He’s interested in breaking the metaphor of the book in web design, and in looking for new ways to interact with our spaces. He’s in Sitka for a seven-week residency, along with six other creative people under 30 in the Sitka Fellows program. With KCAW’s Holly Keen.
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Ervin: Finding ‘responsive qualities’ in devices, spaces
After 53 years of continuous service, the turbines at Sitka’s Blue Lake Hydro plant are quiet. Walt Dangel, one of the original powerhouse operators at Blue Lake, threw the switches turning off the plant in a small decommissioning ceremony Monday morning (8-18-14). Dangel was assisted by Frank Rogers, Sitka’s senior plant operator. The two old turbines produce a combined 6 megawatts of power. They’re being replaced by three new turbines that will produce 16 megawatts. more
Sitka Fellow Rachel Baxter discusses her work as a multimedia artist and printmaker. Baxter will host a free experimental drawing workshop on Wednesday, August 20th, at 7:30p.m. The workshop will focus on fumage, the act of drawing with smoke. more