In February The Blue Cabin will welcome Atheana Picha as the first 2023 artist in residence. Residency: January 30 – February 18, 2023 Atheana Picha is a Salish artist from the Kwantlen First Nation, and her grandmother was from Tsartlip. Atheana was given the name Nash’mene’ta’naht by Gerry Oleman from the St’at’imc First Nation, which translates […]
Debra Sparrow is the final artist in residence from the Skeins: Weaving on the Foreshore program at the Blue Cabin Floating Artist Residency. She takes up residency today and will be at the cabin from the 3rd of April until the 21st of May, 2022. As part of this residency, on the 10th of April, […]
Tidal Volume is a digital artist residency featuring Indigenous artists from Vancouver and Melbourne, Australia. Tidal Volume is designed as a ‘call and response’ residency that creates an opportunity for Indigenous culture-bearers and artists to work with sound, song, language, spoken word and text to connect across distance. Produced in the context of the pandemic, Tidal […]
On www.currentsandwaves.ca, Thursday is Blue Cabin broadcasting day. You can listen to past artist talks from Blue Cabin Residents, jazz recordings from longtime cabin resident Al Neil, performances, and experimental audio works that were created at the cabin along with an array of environmental recordings that are based in and around water. New content will […]
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 […]
Master weavers Skwetsimeltxw Willard ‘Buddy’ Joseph and Chepximiya Siyam’ Chief Janice George are about to begin their residency at the Blue Cabin. The Blue Cabin looks forward to welcoming them with an intimate reception event mid-February. Following on from this, during their time in residence at the Cabin Janice and Buddy will host a couple […]
The Blue Cabin has released the first in a series of videos produced by Krista Lomax in collaboration with Australia Council for the Arts. This first video explores the rich history of the cabin from its creation in 1927, to its journey to Cates Park on the North Shore and its eventual move to Maplewood Farm for restoration.
On Monday, September 16th the Blue Cabin welcomed Australian Indigenous artist Vicki Couzens, the first Blue Cabin Floating Artist Resident. Jet lag and pouring rain didn’t stop Vicki from hopping on False Creek Ferries to get her first glimpse of the Blue Cabin as the last of the construction was being completed.