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My Future Ex: Kamau Patton: Float My Resident and Related Workshops

Sep 20 - Sep 28 2013

River Fest Park: 249 Ohio Street -and- Mutual Riverfront Park: 41 Hamburg Street

“Float My Resident” is a nine-day artist residency in which Kamau Patton will produce a light and sound installation on a floating platform docked across from River Fest Park on the Buffalo River. A network of sensors will be constructed at the project site to test air temperature, ambient light, air speed, water temperature, wave propagation and the presence of radio waves. Patton will also conduct four free workshops listed below and engage audiences while working on his installation.

My Future Ex is co-curated by Sandra Q. Firmin (Curator, UB Art Galleries) and Tra Bouscaren (PhD Candidate, UB Dept. of Media Study).

Generous support for My Future Ex: Float My Resident provided by the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation administered by Arts Services Initiative. Additional support provided by UB’s Techn? Institute. The UB Art Gallery, Center for the Arts, is funded by the UB College of Arts and Sciences, and the Visual Arts Building Fund, and the Seymour H. Knox Foundation Fine Arts Fund.