The Wandering Island Public Art
The Wandering Island is a City of Calgary Public Art and Utilities & Environmental Protection Department Project, funded through the 1% For Art Policy. Thank you to the many collaborators, artists, experts, consultants, friends, and neighbours who have contributed to this project since 2017.
Lead Artists: Lane Shordee, Caitlind r.c. Brown & Wayne Garrett
Engineering: LEX3 Engineering, Matrix Solutions
Installation & Site Work: Year Round Landscaping
Stair Design: Caitlind r.c. Brown & Wayne Garrett
Stair Fabrication: JAG Industries
Pile Installation: R.S. Foundation Systems Ltd.
Stepping Stone Art/Design: Kablusiak, Lane Shordee
Rock Ford Fabrication: K2 Stone
Bench Design/Build: Jeremy Pavka (Jeremy Pavka Industries), Joel Staples, Laura Hosaluk (Hosaluk Art), Michael Hosaluk (Hosaluk Art), Sean Procyk (Real Life Industries), Susan Clarahan
Additional Bench Fabrication: Line-X South, R-3 Construction, Saskatoon Powder Coating
Film: Ramin Eshraghi-Yazdi (Nur Films)
Film Assistance: Kara Artym, Yellowhouse Aerial
Photography: Mike Tan (Mike Tan Photo)
Wandering Weekend Musicians: Jennifer Crighton, Sarah Houle & Shane Ghostkeeper, Who Cares? (Laura Reid & Jiajia Li)
Wandering Weekend Screen Rental: Binder Productions
Indigenous Consultation: The Mohkinstsis Guiding Circle, Eldon Yellowhorn, Lorna Crowshoe, Paulette Fox, Pablo Russell, Jessica McMann, and more
Environmental Consultation: City of Calgary ecologists, river engineers, and Parks personnel, with reference to municipal and provincial environmental legislation
Calgary Public Art: Jacilyn Blackwood, Heather Aitken, Randy Niessen, Rowena James, Alex Lingnau, Sophia Zweifel, and Jennifer Thompson.
City of Calgary
Jeremy & Sean wish to thank Blue Thornton and Marty Langen. Kablusiak wishes to thank Holly Carpenter. Caitlind & Wayne wish to thank Stephen & Caroline, Heather, Randy, Rowena, Alex, Jaci, Bob & Cynthia, Jon, Penelope, Art, our City colleagues, collaborating artists, and our supportive friends and family. Deep gratitude to the Island and the Elbow River, for changing magic over time.