From the Rocky Mountains of British Columbia to the Atlantic Ocean of the East Coast, 6 artists – 3 from the UK and 3 from Canada – will embark on train residencies to explore the contemporary cultural landscape of Canada through the discovery of sounds revealed along the way. Each residency will also feature a visual artist who will capture the journeys through photo and video documentation.
6 musicians. 3 visual artists. 3 train journeys from coast-to-coast.
Sarathy Korwar, David Morin, and Sophia Burke board a train from Vancouver, through Jasper, to Toronto from June 23-29. Performances at the Harbourfront Centre June 30.
Percussionist and composer. Born in the US, raised in India and now based in London, UK
Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Métis Native American descent, based in British Columbia
Interdisciplinary artist based in Toronto. Born in Salt Spring Island, British Columbia
Luke Jackson,Flavia Nascimento, and Jenni Welsh board a train residency from Halifax, through Montreal, to Toronto from July 11-14. Performances at Harbourfront Centre July 15.
Singer-songwriter. From Canterbury, Kent, UK
Singer and guitarist. Born in Brazil, based in Quebec City, Canada
Artist, photographer, videographer, and video editor living in Halifax, NS
Musicians Jess Morgan and Nick Sherman board a train residency with visual artist KC Adams from Winnipeg to Toronto from July 18-20. Performances at Harbourfront Centre July 21.
Singer-songwriter. Born in Norwich, England
Singer and guitarist. From Northern Ontario, Canada
Artist specializing in new media, photography, video, and installation, based in Winnipeg, MB