I Asked The Air To Be The Postman – 我托空气为邮差
September 5th, 2019 at Co-Op Radio
The Vancouver Biennale’s International Artist-In-Residence Program is excited to share the newest audio piece by Chongquing China-based artist; Tao Hui. Over the course of his 6-week residency, Tao Hui has asked the participants to share stories of loss –missed connections, forgotten friends, loved ones who have passed on– under the #VanBiennale 2018-2020 theme, ‘re-IMAGE-n’. Tune in to the Co-op Radio Station on Thursday, September 5th, 2019 at 9:00 am to 10:00 am to listen to the stories shared by those who have lost. Perhaps you will recognize yourself in them.
“No matter where you’re from, no matter where you live, there must be someone in your life whom you might have lost. It might have been a family member, a lover, a friend, or a stranger. Even though you might have fallen out of touch with them and they might have forgotten you. Even though you still remember them through stories, songs, and memories.
I invite you to participate in a project, where I can help you reconnect with those memories by giving your stories a platform on the radio. Maybe they might hear it, hear you, or never hear it, but your words will broadcast as a radio wave, and become a sound-based sculpture in the city of Vancouver and a commemoration between you and them forever.
– Tao Hui”
Vancouver Co-op Radio (100.5 FM / coopradio.org) is a non-profit Community Radio & Podcast Station. Since 1975 Co-op Radio has served the Lower Mainland with a unique mix of Music, Arts, Culture, and Public Affairs programming. Each week 350 volunteers produce 90 shows in 12 languages, providing a voice for those who are underrepresented in mainstream media.
“We are proud to partner with Vancouver Biennale on this FM Audio Sculpture.
– Co-op Radio“
“We would like to thank Co-op Radio for this amazing opportunity that touches on powerful stories and brings disparate communities together.
– Vancouver Biennale”
The Vancouver Biennale respectfully acknowledges that the event will take place on the traditional and ancestral territories of the Coast Salish peoples.
Date & Time
Where: Co-op Radio 100.5 FM
Date: September 5th, 2019
Times: 9am-10am and 9pm-10pm