15 Years of Other Sights Projects

Posted by on Apr 29, 2020 in Events | No Comments
15 Years of Other Sights Projects

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 […]

FLOOD (Displaced Horizon) – Now Installed

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FLOOD (Displaced Horizon) – Now Installed

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 […]

New Blue Cabin Residents Janice and Buddy

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New Blue Cabin Residents Janice and Buddy

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 […]

the future is floating – 2020 Future museum

Posted by on Apr 1, 2020 in Events | No Comments
the future is floating – 2020 Future museum

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 […]

the future is floating – rescue remedy

Posted by on Mar 26, 2020 in Events | No Comments
the future is floating – rescue remedy

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 […]

the future is floating – futures event

Posted by on Mar 18, 2020 in Events | No Comments
the future is floating – futures event

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) […]

the future is floating – keynote talk

Posted by on Mar 3, 2020 in Events, Uncategorized | No Comments
the future is floating – keynote talk

A keynote panel on January 16th welcomed a sold-out crowd to the Mari Nawi to see presentations by Marianne Nicolson (CAN), Megan Cope (AUS) and Leanne Tobin (AUS) and a conversation moderated by Clothilde Bullen (Curator of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Exhibitions and Collections at the MCA). Discussion focussed on the idea of sovereignty […]

Thank You Angela George

Posted by on Feb 18, 2020 in Events | No Comments
Thank You Angela George

Time has gone by fast for Angela George who was incredibly busy in December and January wrapping up her residency at the Blue Cabin. While working on her master artwork Weaving Governance during her residency at the Blue Cabin, George participated in five official Blue Cabin events which included studio visits, artist talks and weaving […]

Invasion Day – The Foreshore

Posted by on Feb 10, 2020 in Events, Uncategorized | No Comments
Invasion Day – The Foreshore

The Foreshore Invasion Day event on the water at the Blue Cabin had many supporters. Thanks to all those who came out under the grey skies on January 25th to listen to some spectacular performances from local artists Christie Lee Charles, Jeneen Frei Njootli, and Senaqwila Wyss. Also featured in this performance set was We […]