Tim Smith-Stewart | Jeffrey Azevedo

Tim Smith-Stewart | Jeffrey Azevedo is a Seattle based artist duo creating contemporary art at the intersection of performance and installation. They are currently developing SALVAGE RITUALS to premiere at On the Boards in December, 2020. This work has been developed through residencies at On the Boards, Seattle University and Portland Institute for Contemporary Art’s Creative Exchange Lab.

Tim and Jeffrey recently toured their production AWAITING OBLIVION to the 2018 Time Based Art festival, which originally premiered in the 2017 season at On the Boards. A companion piece, THE PERPETUAL INSURRECTION OF CLAUDE CAHUN, premiered the Henry Art Gallery.

Tim and Jeffrey have presented work at Next 50 Festival (SEA), Risk/Reward Festival (PDX), Velocity Dance Center (SEA) and Fresh Oysters Performance Research (MSP) among others. They have received grant awards from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, The Seattle Office of Arts and Culture, The Seattle Foundation and National Performance Network.Selections of AWAITING OBLIVION have been presented at: On The Boards NW New Works festival (SEA), Risk/Reward Festival (PDX), Velocity Dance Center (SEA) and Fresh Oysters Performance Research (MSP). Their visual installations have shown at New Tomorrow, Velocity Dance Center, and Lofi Arts Festival.

From 2011 to 2013 Tim and Jeffrey co-created The Eternal Glow Project—a three part performance/installation which premiered work at The Seattle Center Next50 Festival 2012 (The Eternal Glow of Electric Hearts), On the Boards NW New Works Festival 2013 (Ω<1), and Lofi Arts Festival 2013 (Less than red, more than violet).

Tim and Jeffrey receive grant awards from the National Performance Network (Creation and Development Fund), Foundation for Contemporary Arts, The Seattle Office of Arts and Culture, and The Seattle Foundation.


Awaiting Oblivion

Temporary Solutions for surviving the dystopian future we find ourselves within at present

Cast and Credits

Video Credit:

Max Magerkurth- Director of Photography/Editor

Performance Credits:

Co-created by Tim Smith-Stewart & Jeffrey Azevedo
Under the advisement and instruction of AO

Alyza Delpan-Monley—Performer
Skylar Tatro—Performer

AO—Temporary Solutions
Estee Clifford—Set Designer
Alice Gosti—Choreographer/Co-Director
Nik Hagen—Rehearsal Assistant
Alexandra Harding—Stage Manager
Lauren Hester-Hughes—Dramaturg
Maria Manness—Projections Operator
Tristan Roberson—Lighting Design
Daniel Salo—Sound Design

Additional Dramaturgical support provided by:

Kristen Kosmas, Frank Boyd, Ryan Helterbrand, PhD, Madeline Marchal, and Sarah Welch

Community Accountability Team:

Mark Dailey, Silas Follendorf—Banjo at Carrion Crows, Ashraf Hasham, Ryan Helterbrand, PhD, Megan Murphy—Co-organizer of We Fight Back, Sara Porkalob—Artist Activist, Intiman Co-Curator 2017, Jamee Pineda—Unicorn Pins & Potions, Johnny Schilling, Sarah Welch

"The Perpetual Insurrection of Claude Cahun" at the Henry