Straight Shot

Submitted by Perri Howard

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Client: City of Seattle Parks and Recreation

Location: Seattle, WA, United States

Completion date: 2007

Artwork budget: $45,000

Project Team

Artist

Perri Howard

VMG: Velocity Made Good

Artist

Perri Howard

VMG: Velocity Made Good

Overview

12 stones in perfect alignment along a measured kilometer. Marks the presence of the calibration baseline used by surveyors. Drill-holes allow visitors to make targeted observations of the surrounding landscape.Distance doubles between each pair of stones over the course of a kilometer. Integrated with surrounding wetlands. Lead artist. Featured in the Seattle Times, Sculpture Magazine, and the Public Art Network Year in Review