Photo by Alan Lande.
Founder Anne Focke and original staff member Rolon Bert Garner’s cars sit parked in front of the original and/or storefront.
and/or was founded in 1974 by Anne Focke and a collective group of artists in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood. It was the first alternative art space in the Northwest for performances, exhibitions, and other experimental art forms that could not be seen otherwise, and was nationally recognized as an influential arts entity. In 1984 and/or intentionally disbanded, resulting in offshoots like CoCA, Artist Trust, Artech, and 911 Media Arts taking on independent status.
- Primary Form of Entity: Nonprofit
- Primary Artistic Discipline: Visual Arts, Media Arts, Music, Multidisciplinary, Interdisciplinary
- Primary Areas of Activity: Producer, Presenter, Services for Artists, Community Development
Research and Resources
HistoryLink.org: and/or (Seattle arts organization)
Common Field: Goodnight and/or: A wake, by Anne Focke (2018)
and/or Gallery Records, 1969-1985, University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections