the future is floating
currents and waves radio originally ran parallel to the futures is floating artist exchange residency in Sydney, Australia. On each day of the week, our radio schdeule features audio works from several of the future is floating artists.
the future is floating: an on the water exchange was an artist residency that took place in Sydney, Australia in January 2020.
Produced by Other Sights For Artists' Projects and Sydney Festival, Canadian and Australian artists were brought together in a two-week-long exchange residency speculating on floating futures.
Through a collaboration with Sydney Harbour-based cultural ambassadors Tribal Warrior, the future is floating brought Canadian artists Jeneen Frei Njootli, Cheryl L'Hirondelle, Cindy Mochizuki, Marianne Nicolson, Holly Schmidt, Syrus Marcus Ware, and T’uy’t’tanat-Cease Wyss together with Australian artists Claire G. Coleman, Megan Cope, Keg De Souza, James Nguyen, Venessa Possum, Jen Rae, Latai Taumoepeau, Salote Tawale and Leanne Tobin in a two-week-long exchange residency. Through dialogues, artist-to-artist sessions, keynote talks, field trips, and public events in the city and on the water, this program highlights artists whose work explores occupation, activism, listening, and diaspora in complex, evolving ways. the future is floating featured public events, including performances, talks, and listening events on the water.
For more information about the future is floating: thefutureisfloating.ca