the Tree charter bell, Alex drumming and Future Machine

Eco/Art Residency at Furtherfield Commons in Finsbury Park

Furtherfield is hosting Future Machine & When the Future Comes Collective, Zantogola and the Drumming School for an Eco Art Residency at the Commons. Art, music, planting, and conservation activites will take place alongside talks and workshops throughout the residency.

Coming Up…

Join us for the Finsbury Park Bell Weather Day

Saturday 1st April from 2pm at Furtherfield Commons in Finsbury Park  
Art, music, ecology, planting, bell ringing and talks
2pm – Music from Finsbury Park Drumming School
3pm – The Tree Charter Bell, Tree Planting Ceremony with artist Caroline Locke
3.30 – 4.30pm – Talking about art, music, ecology and the future
6pm Come along to a ‘Future Machine Weather Jam’ led by the Future Machine, The Rainmakers and the When the Future Comes Collective including special guests.

Weekly Drumming School sessions
More information can be found on the Drumming School website.

Walks in Finsbury Park
Join us for a walk around Finsbury Park that contemplates questions of belonging and the future, more information to come.

Monthly Future Machine Weather Jams
The most recent Future Machine Weather Jam was on Friday 17th February.
We will be hosting monthly ‘weather jams’ at the commons. This will include talks about the ‘When the Future Comes’ project, an opportunity to meet Future Machine and joining a live music jam, playing the music of the weather (and the sounds of the birds and the live weather of the park) with Future Machine, Rachel Jacobs, Esi Eshun, Alexandre Yemaoua Dayo and David Kemp.

What Has Already Happened…

The first weather jam took place on Friday 20th January. We started small with just 12 people but had an amazing musical journey with Future Machine and a very cold frosty still night in the park. We played indoors in the warm, whilst Future Machine played the sounds of the weather outside (the weather station was set up outside the back door) and played messages from the past. When we went outside to feel the weather the sky was clear and we could see as many stars as London light pollution let us.

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