The Future is Floating is a collaboration with SydFest in Australia. In early 2018, two Other Sights producers were Curators-in-Residence at Sydney Festival. Work continues on this project with Other Sights again visiting the festival in 2019 bringing along two Canadian Indigenous Artists in Residence. Time spent in Sydney in 2019 will result in the creation of new works and an […]
The Blue Cabin has existed in many iterations over its lifetime. In its new incarnation, the cabin will host 3-5 residencies annually. Contribute to one of the Other Sights’ residencies as a benefactor and your donation will support the work that an artist undertakes during their floating residency on the water. Residency Benefactors, receive acknowledgment […]
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Thanks to everyone who was able to join the conversation at the Disrupting Barriers in the Area of Accessibility event on September 29 at the Lost & Found Cafe. Also, a BIG thanks to the event speakers and to Carmen Papalia for creating and organizing this event. All images were taken by Thomas Quirk.
Big Rock Candy Mountain – Sour vs Sour – As part of a 3-month engagement with a Queen Alexandra Elementary School grade 3/4 class, artists Hannah Jickling & Helen Reed taste-tested a range of flavours and developed a miscellaneous vocabulary to describe them: sounds, shapes, words, elaborate fonts, synesthetic line drawings and emojis. With visits to-and-from East Van Roasters, the group learned about single-origin, fairly traded dark chocolate and navigated its tense (and tacky) conflation with cheap candy from the gas station nearby.