January 27, 2021
We ask a variety of people about their first memory of water. We disperse our bodies across the transmogritive psycho-histories of water crossings. Ada gets very sad. Somewhere, there is a choir...
"Imaginary Continent 8A: Step one. Drink a glass of water every morning. Step two. Tell nobody..."
Featuring sounds from:
Cher / XUE
April 23, 2020
interlude 0: in my solitude, you haunt me by madam data
January 10, 2020
On Ep. 5, some folks leave for Mars under dubious circumstances - projecting the insidious logic of colonialism onto our (very hypothetical) spaceward expansion, M Téllez of Metropolarity weaves a tale of subjugation, coercion, and little resistances - amid neighbourhood walks, cyborg rhythms, and a strange goodbye from an old caretaker.
You can find out about M Téllez at their website, www.cyborgmemoirs.com
compiled, edited and composed by Ada Adhiyatma / madam data
'little feather' composed and performed by Ada Adhiyatma
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September 18, 2019
In episode 4, we wander the streets at night, carrying fantasies of robots, the strange quantum emissions of cars and the floating miasma of radio signals.
May 19, 2019
This time on the Floating World: Philadelphia author, musician and visual artist Alex Smith imagines a prismatic, queer, black future amid the rupture of techno, (more) train stations, an encounter with a pothole, radio static and otherwordly birdsong.
Story / poetry by Alex Smith alexoteric.com (twitter: @alexoteric)
backup story by Ada A.
sounds submitted by savan depaul, lucy dougherty & jessie h, erika oba, tamar dart, leo suarez, rebecca muczynski, and casey dougherty.
Mixed, edited and composed by Ada Adhiyatma (twitter & IG: @madamdata)
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February 13, 2019
This week on the Floating World: Dusty chrome afterworlds. Train stations. Tape segmented and cut according to the arrangements of the celestial bodies.
Co-produced by Madam Data and Jess Hicks.
This episode's submissions by:
Alex Smith, Em Downing, Chase Barnes, Jess Hicks, Travis Baka, Kaori Suzuki, Madam Data
Story Text written and recorded by Rodnie King
November 25, 2018