Two distinct art residencies are under way and both refer to heterotopia in launching their projects.
“Twenty-Three Days at Sea …… will offer selected artists passage aboard a cargo ship sailing from Vancouver, Canada to Shanghai, China. Crossing the Pacific Ocean takes approximately twenty-three days, during which time the artist will be considered “in residence” aboard the vessel”.
“The ship is a floating piece of space, a place without a place that exists by itself, that is closed in on itself and at the same time is given over to the infinity of the sea…” Foucault
“The Weight of Mountains is a microcosm or a portable heterotopia. It is fluid, and malleable through its roaming nature and interchangeable curators and locations”
Following the Weight of Mountains residency there will be a symposium held in London on 19 November 2015 in collaboration with the art project no.w.here: ‘Another Art World is Possible: A collaborative symposium on heterotopias’
7 September 2015