Other Sights presents MST Futurism: Decolonizing the City through a Matriarchal Lens, featuring thought leaders from Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.
Caoimhe Morgan-Feir. “The Little Blue Cabin That Could” Canadian Art. September 13, 2018. Robin Laurence. “Vancouver Art Gallery and grunt gallery catch cabin fever” Georgia Straight. July 11, 2018. Kevin Griffin. “Housing takes centre stage in four Metro Vancouver exhibitions” The Vancouver Sun. July 11, 2018. Kevin Griffin. “Squatter shacks described as distinctively Vancouver as […]
Other Sights was founded in the spring of 2005. This year, 2020 marks the organization’s 15th year in operation. Four of the Organization’s founders remain committed as Producers with Other Sights, Lorna Brown, Barbara Cole, Colin Griffiths and Marko Simcic. The fifth founder, Patrik Andersson has also remained involved with the organization as a Producer […]
The FLOOD (Displaced Horizon) billboards have been installed as part of Capture Photography Festival. Other Sights was planning an event to celebrate this public outdoor billboard project, however, due to Covid-19 and social distancing measures in place, that is no longer feasible. Alternatively, we’ve prepared a video about the project that features photographer Howard Ursuliak […]
In February the Blue Cabin welcomed two new residents Chepximiya Siyam’ Cheif Janice George and Skwetsimeltxw Willard ‘Buddy’ Joseph, both accomplished weavers and teachers from the Squamish Nation. Chief Janice George graduated from Capilano University, North Vancouver BC, and the Institute of American Indian Arts, Santa Fe, NM, USA. She feels her education at these schools […]
This last public event for The Future is Floating created a fictional harbour tour of the future, looking back at the year 2020. With stops along the way, including Cockatoo Island, the Harbour Bridge, the Opera House and Barangaroo. The artists created a narrative that parodied the ‘tour guide’ presentation of place, introducing more complex […]
Rescue Remedy was the third event in Other Sights’ the future is floating public event series held aboard Tribal Warrior’s Mari Nawi vessel in Sydney Harbour. Rescue Remedy featured the following artists: T’uy’t’tanat-Cease Wyss (Sḵwx̱ wú7mesh, Stó:lō, Irish, Métis, Kanaka Maoli, Swiss, Latai Taumoepeau (Punake from the Island Kingdom of Tonga, Gadigal Ngurra), Salote Tawale […]
We are pleased to present some photos from the Futures performance, one of the four public events that were part of the future is floating artist exchange in Sydney Australia. Futures, performed on January 22 featured: Venessa Possum (Dharug Dharawal), Syrus Marcus Ware (Black, from Turtle Island), Claire G. Coleman (Noongar), and Jen Rae (Métis) […]