The Office of Arts & Culture welcomes Seattle-based writer, historian and filmmaker Shaun Scott as the new King Street Station Outreach Facilitator. Scott will work closely with ARTS staff on the public engagement plan to transform King Street Station. In his role as outreach facilitator Scott will bring his versatile background to engage the community and produce a report that speaks to the creative opportunity of a cultural hub in the historic King Street Station.
The first public meeting will be held, Tuesday, May 10 from 5:30 – 7 p.m. Doors will open at 5 p.m. Bring your ideas, imagination and be inspired by the possibilities, RSVP here. For more information visit http://www.seattle.gov/arts/king-street-station
Scott’s writing has appeared in Jacobin Magazine, Seattle Weekly, and The Monarch Review. He is the author of the e-book “Something Better: Millennials and Late Capitalism at the Movies.” Scott is a columnist for City Arts Magazine, where he writes the thread “Faded Signs,” a bi-weekly column about popular culture under capitalism.
Scott received a 2008 CityArtist grant from the Mayor’s Office of Arts & Culture for his film “Seat of Empire: Seattle Since 1909.” In 2010, he received support from 4Culture for his 2010 documentary “Waste of Time.” His other films include “100% OFF: A Recession-Era Romance,” and “Pacific Aggression,” which debuted at the Seattle True Independent Film Festival in 2014.