image of collage elements on a table

morning in södermalm

I had a wonderful time traveling in Scandinavia in August, settling into Stockholm for a week. During the visit I picked up vintage magazines …

artifacts from baikonur

I was invited by artist Chris Crites to participate in a group show he’s curating called Russia, Mother Russia. The show opens …

raw material

I’m excited to show this surreal little sci-fi-horror film on the big screen as part of Northwest Film Forum’s Local Sightings Festival, September …

uncertainty

A new short film featuring the lovely sara_x. Story, animation, and sound by Janet Galore.  Filmed at The Grocery studios in Seattle, …

catalyst endowment

If you had 48 hours on the moon, what kind of art would you make? Giant Steps, an exhibition of conceptual art …

paac appointment

I’m proud to announce that I have been appointed to the 4Culture Public Art Advisory Committee (PAAC). I’ll be part of an …

waterfall installation at estuary

waterfall at estuary

“Waterfall” was a site-specific projection mapping by Janet Galore onto shipping containers at “Estuary” by Christian French. Estuary, part of Duwamish Revealed, …

janet reads at porchlit 12th Ave S & S King St Seattle

porchlit: the machine stops

My friend Yonnas helped start a project called Porchlit, a space-based arts/history project where everyday people read aloud in public places. On …

chelloveck: a fictional artifact

Inspired by A Clockwork Orange, by Anthony Burgess. This is an artifact from Alex’s world, a magazine that he would have subscribed …

the imp of the perverse

the imp of the perverse

The art exhibition TOUCH ME: I Am Violent, opens Thursday February 13 2014 at Vermillion Gallery and runs through March 8. Curated …

thinking about guns

I have a few pieces in an art exhibition opening this Friday, June 14th, at Bherd Studios Gallery. The exhibition, Second Amendment: …

ready-to-hand

As we move into the era of “natural user interfaces” (NUI), I think designers struggle with what it means for a digital interface to be natural. …

cleaning a digital house

Like many people my age, I’m trying hard not to accumulate more physical stuff, and I’m actively trying to reduce the amount …

hi.

Hi. Welcome to my new site. It’s a bit rough around the edges, and I’m continuing to add content, but I think …

jesus of peeps

jesus of peeps

494 marshmallow Peeps™, wood frame, 4.5 ft tall x 3.5 ft wide Part of the Official Bad Art Museum of Art (O.B.A.M.A.) at …

deconstructing blue boy

“Bumber by Number” at Bumbershoot, September 2011 Review discussing Deconstructing Blue Boy by Gary Faigin, Art Dish Listen to a review that …

der gesteingeist

This was a site specific installation created as a part of a residency at sub-art in Ražanj, Croatia. August 2010.   I wanted …

we are our patterns

[repost from 2010] We are our patterns. I’ve been thinking about how many ways this is true. Certainly our habits, the little …

euler's identity on a porcelain crown in janet galore's mouth

equation tooth

[repost from 2008] I got a new tooth this summer. It’s porcelain. I had been contemplating a tattoo of this equation, but …

combine demolition derby

[repost from 2008] Last weekend we headed out to Lind, WA (near Moses Lake) to see the Combine Demolition Derby. Our friends …

2006 billboard in belltown

layers of time in belltown

[repost from 2006] Ugh. I’m really getting old. I don’t feel old, and I don’t think I look that old, but I’ve …

listening to air traffic

[repost from 2005] While I’m working on an animation or otherwise fiddling on the computer, I like to listen to live air …

walking and falling

[repost from 2005] There’s a Laurie Anderson song called “Walking and Falling.” In it she says: You’re walking. And you don’t always …

explained by andy warhol

[repost from 2005] From The Philosophy of Andy Warhol (From A to B and Back Again). “Today my favorite kind of atmosphere …