Join us on October 11 for Session IV of Foreshore Immersive: Everything Exists in Darkness. In the search for answers around the climate emergency, everything exists in darkness. It is a matter of shining the torch in the right direction. Scottish-Métis artist and researcher Jen Rae along with Aboriginal Australian artists Kamara Bell-Wykes and Claire […]
At the end of August, 2023, Fraser Estuary Radio was launched online. This is a 24 hour program of audio curated by FERC Sustainability Scholar Viola Provost that is part of Other Sights’ Currents and Waves Platform. Fraser Estuary Radio explores the critical importance of this waterway in sustaining all life in the region. Playing […]
Join us on August 26th for Session III of Foreshore Immersive: Caring for Whales, Protecting from Floods and Listening to the Estuary. In this session, Fraser Estuary Research Collaborative (FERC) scholars, Tirath Dave and Kim St. Pierre will discuss their current Fraser Estuary related research and work. Over the past few months, Kim St. Pierre […]
Join us on May 27th at 1pm at Branscombe House for Queering The Coast. What might it mean to bring queer perspectives to the places where land and water meet? Join Other Sights for a new Foreshore conversation between two coastal scholars. Natasha Fox is a postdoctoral scholar with the Cascadia Copes Hub at Oregon […]
Join us on May 6th, 2023, at 2pm at the Blue Cabin for a talk by Salia Joseph and Faith Sparrow-Crawford from Host Consulting entitled The Language the Land Remembers. This is the first session for Other Sights’ Foreshore Immersive , a conversation series that will run over 2023-2024. The Language the Land Remembers speaks to a re-ordering of […]
The foreshore describes the land along the edge of a body of water that is repeatedly submerged and revealed by the tide. It is a region of constant flux and unclear jurisdiction.It is the wet part of the beach. Generating questions, confluence, and aggregation inspired by the conditions of the foreshore, Other Sights’ past project foreshore […]
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.
Carmen Papalia and Joulene Tse Parent will discuss issues of cultural accessibility and human rights in the city, including Tse’s ongoing research on the history of Indigenous workers on the waterfront, as well as Papalia’s projects leading up to and including his recent conceptual work Open Access, a new, relational model for accessibility that sets a precedent for considerations of agency and power in relation to the disabling social, cultural, and political conditions in a given context.
Presented as part of Flotilla: National Conference of Artist Run Centres, this last Session of The Foreshore Part I is co-presented by Marie Burge and Journée sans culture. Burge will review the history and concrete engagement work of the PEI Working Group for a Livable Income to establish Basic Income Guarantee (BIG) as a formal public program in PEI. Journée Sans Culture will discuss the methods, aspirations, and challenges that have shaped the group’s activities since 2015.
Presented as part of Flotilla: National Conference of Artist Run Centres, this second last Session of The Foreshore Part I is co-presented by Lindsay Dobbin and Harmony Wagner. Drawing upon a lifelong relationship with sound, landscape and water, artist and musician Dobbin will share stories about their creative practice of listening, and how it is a method to deeply communicate with, and be in relation to, the living land. Wagner will speak to how our bodies navigate this ever-changing, yet cyclical state, as seen through the lens of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Martial Arts.