The Floating World
The Floating World
May 18, 2019
Episode 3: before you were that sun (feat. Alex Smith)
Play • 29 min
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 (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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