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Apr 26th 10am-5pm, $100
SOUND AS ART 1 Recording & Editing workshop with Darren Copeland
Geared towards the budding sound artist, the visual and media artist exploring sound, the community radio programmer wanting to expand their possibilities, and those with a general interest in sound, this workshop will teach basic recording, editing, processing and mixing practices.
May 9th 1-3, $15/10
PERFORMANCES with ELECTROACOUSTIC CLOTHES with Benoît Maubrey
Benoît Maubrey, director of Die Audio Gruppe, will give a video presentation, provide a hands-on session and be on-hand for a question & answer period.
SOIRÉE in the afternoon - a time for artists to talk about their works, listen to other people's works and network. Featured artist is Hector Centeno. Bring a CD of your own works too.
3) DEEP WIRELESS 2009
Deep Wireless is a month-long celebration of radio and transmission art that includes performances, installations, broadcasts, the Radio Without Boundaries Conference and workshops.
May 8 & 10, $15/10 - Benoît Maubrey (Feedback Fred) and Marie-Josée Chartier (Audio Ballerina)
May 7, $5 - Quasimodo the Great Lover by Alvin Lucier directed by Matt Rogalsky and Laura Cameron with performances by dreamSTATE, Ian Birse/Laura Kavanagh and Gayle Young/Reinhardt Reintzenstein
May 22-28, $15/10 - i dont want to be an inside me anymore, solo theatre performed by Sebastian Schäfer adapted from a radio work by Darren Copeland, based on the book i dont want to be inside me anymore by Birger Sellin. Directed by Mark Cassidy/Threshold Theatre.
May 27, $6 - RADiO in AMBiENCE with Kristen Roos, Anna Friz and Nilan Perera
May 29 & 30, $15/10 - Deep Wireless ensemble (Brandon LaBelle, Lisa Pijuan-Nomura, Jessica Thompson & François Girouard) sure to delight and enthuse audiences + solo performances by Kristen Roos, Alessandro Bosetti + more.
Installations: Radio Art Salon curated by Darren Copeland, Phoning in the Answer
by John Gzowski/Camillia Koo (opens May 6th, Theatre Direct's Loop
Studio) and GOWANUS: Over/Under-Water by Kevin T Allen (opens May 7th,
4) RADIO WITHOUT BOUNDARIES CONFERENCE 2009
May 28 - 30, 2009
@ the LOOP Centre for Lively Arts and Learning, Artscape Wychwood Barns
$150/$130 full conference ($20 discount when you register by April 17th)
$85/$75 day rate ($10 discount when you register by April 17th)
The seventh annual Radio Without Boundaries conference makes Deep Wireless an internationally sought after destination for those with a general interest in radio and transmission art, sound and radio artists and/or those who just want something more from radio. Exploring the many potentials, boundaries and artist perspectives of radio and transmission art, the 2009 all-star line-up of international radio art luminaries includes Brandon LaBelle (USA/Germany), Gregory Whitehead (USA), Hank Bull (Can), Chris Brookes (Can), Andrea Dancer (Can), Emmanual Madan (Can), Anna Friz (Can), Neil Sandell (Can), Kristen Roos (Can), Andra McCartney (Can), Paolo Pietropaolo (Can), Hélène Prévost (Can), Paul Ingles (US) and Alessandro Bosetti (Italy) plus many more.
5) NAISA Youth Initiative Updates
The NAISA youth initiative is targeted toward youth at high schools, arts centers and community centers. If you are a teacher or run a community centre and are interested in being a part of this youth initiative, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
6) SOUND TRAVELS Festival of Sound Art
June 1st - October 1st, 2009
This 11th edition of the Sound Travels will once again feature an expanded set of indoor and outdoor performances, installations, SOUNDwalks, artist talks and workshops. Featured artists include Nicolas Bernier, Annette Vande Gorne, Ken Gregory, Ken Emig and Ben Thigpen and Barry Prophet + more.
7) SOUNDplay Festival
September 26 to October 31, 2009
SOUNDplay is a meeting point for experimentation in new media and sound art pushing the boundaries and encouraging new fusions of image, sound and text. This 8th edition of the annual festival will feature performances, installations, artist talks and workshops. Artists (with funding to be confirmed) include Jane Tingley, Nancy Tobin, the collaborative duo of Pierre Hébert with Stefan Smulovitz and many more TBA.
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New Adventures in Sound Art is a non-profit organization that presents performances and installations spanning the entire spectrum of electroacoustic and experimental sound art. NAISA gratefully acknowledges the Toronto Arts Council, the Ontario Arts Council, the Canada Council for the Arts and the SOCAN Foundation for their financial support of NAISA's events.
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New Adventures in Sound Art
Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie St #252, Toronto, ON M6G 4C7
Phone 416 652 5115; email firstname.lastname@example.org