THE FORESHORE LISTENS: SEA LEGS

Posted by on Sep 4, 2018 in Events, podcasts, Talk, the foreshore | No Comments
THE FORESHORE LISTENS: SEA LEGS

Join urbanist Sarah Moore on an hour-long walk and mobile listening party that considers the stories and spaces of False Creek, from fertile tidal flats to its current state. Sea Legs is one of a series of podcasts based on and informed by The Foreshore Sessions.

DISRUPTING ACCESSIBILITY BARRIERS

Posted by on Aug 30, 2018 in Events, podcasts, Talk | No Comments
DISRUPTING ACCESSIBILITY BARRIERS

Join Other Sights, Carmen Papalia and a panel of community voices to discuss accessibility and inclusion. Help set a new precedent for criticality in the area of accessibility in Vancouver. Join the movement!

THE FORESHORE: PART II, SESSION III

Posted by on Jun 5, 2018 in Events, Talk | No Comments
THE FORESHORE: PART II, SESSION III

Join celebrated local artist Dana Claxton and art historian Jaleh Mansoor in a third instalment of The Foreshore, Part II sessions. This event is presented at nə́c̓aʔmat ct Strathcona Branch, Vancouver Public Library. The Foreshore, Part II is organized in partnership with Contemporary Art Gallery.

Coastal Camera Obscura, closing reception

Posted by on Aug 13, 2017 in | No Comments

Coastal Camera Obscura, a floating sculpture and optical device. Please join Other Sights to celebrate the project at this closing reception for artist Donald Lawrence and his team. 

Coastal Camera Obscura

Posted by on Aug 6, 2017 in Coastal Camera Obscura, Events, Performance | No Comments
Coastal Camera Obscura

Anchored in the waters of False Creek with views to the last remaining undeveloped waterfront of Northeast False Creek, the camera obscura offers participants a multi-sensory experience, connecting with real time in the act of seeing a highly detailed reflection of the water and landscape that is both familiar and remarkable at the same time. Light entering a simple lens fitted within the dark, tent-like structure, projects a real-time image of the surrounding environment, where, upside down and backwards, it falls onto a screen. With distant viaducts turned on end, and the water rising, the elusive image conjures the conditions of the foreshore as a place of constant flux and asks what is, as yet, unseen?

Coastal Camera Obscura

Posted by on Aug 6, 2017 in Coastal Camera Obscura, Projects | No Comments

or one week at the height of the summer, Other Sights welcomes kayakers, canoeists and paddleboaters to paddle into the Coastal Camera Obscura, a floating artwork that is both sculpture and optical device. Overseers will assist with entering and exiting the structure, while on shore, guides will assist those without access to boats to climb into 1 and 2-person kayaks and accompany them to the artwork.

Anchored in the waters of False Creek with views to the last remaining undeveloped waterfront of Northeast False Creek, the camera obscura offers participants a multi-sensory experience, connecting with real time in the act of seeing a highly detailed reflection of the water and landscape that is both familiar and remarkable at the same time. Light entering a simple lens fitted within the dark, tent-like structure, projects a real-time image of the surrounding environment, where, upside down and backwards, it falls onto a screen. With distant viaducts turned on end, and the water rising, the elusive image conjures the conditions of the foreshore as a place of constant flux and asks what is, as yet, unseen?

THE FORESHORE: MELT | John Oliver and Carol Sawyer

Posted by on Jun 22, 2017 in | No Comments

Musical investigations into water-related themes, a work in progress Since the summer of 2016 John and Carol have been working on a series of musical investigations into water-related themes, including polar ice melt, acid rain, and most recently, the foreshore of False Creek. Sawyer draws on a wide range of text sources, including wikipedia entries, […]

THE FORESHORE: SESSION 17

Posted by on Jun 13, 2017 in | No Comments

Please join us for two short presentations followed by discussion. Papalia will present on his last few years of practice-based research on the topic of organizing for accessibility and mutual aid. Papalia will discuss projects leading up to and including his recent conceptual work Open Access; a new, relational model for accessibility that sets a […]

THE FORESHORE: SESSION 16

Posted by on May 30, 2017 in | No Comments

Please join us for two short presentations followed by discussion. Based on her experience as a Stevedore and member of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Brooke will discuss some of the history of the union as well as how the shift toward exclusion and security in the ports and shipping industry obscures our understanding […]

THE FORESHORE: SESSION 15

Posted by on May 16, 2017 in | No Comments

Please join us for two short presentations followed by discussion. In an approach to decolonization in tentacular thinking, an approach to staying with the trouble, making oddkin, and in a pitch darkness cast by the Enlightenment, Laiwan will speak nearby with recent research navigating creative practice that is, where and what is, distinct from human […]