NAISA Sound Channel
Newsletter for December 2011 (Vol.6; Iss.12)
Produced by New Adventures in Sound Art
1) Art's Birthday Celebrations January 15 - 17, 2012
2) NAISA is pleased to announce ...
3) NAISA Youth Initiative updates
4) NAISA Installation Space Rental Information
5) NAISA Birthday Sound Bash installation and concert series March 2012
6) Deep Wireless Festival of Radio & Transmission Art, May 1-31, 2012
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1) Art's Birthday Celebration
January 15 - 17, 2012
New Adventures in Sound Art will once again participate in the Arts Birthday celebrations this year. Happy One Million and Forty-nineth Birthday, Art! NAISA's Art's Birthday all-day event will run on January 15 in the NAISA space and on January 17 on-line. Check the January NAISA Sound Channel or the web-site www.naisa.ca in December for a full-listing of free performances and hands-on art activities for the entire family.
2) NAISA is pleased to announce ...
NAISA has been awarded capital funding from the Ontario Trillium Foundation, an agency of the Government of Ontario, to provide capital upgrades to the NAISA Space and purchase equipment in order to both create a larger installation and seating area for concerts and workshops provided to the public and to school classes and for equipment upgrades to make these experiences by audiences and students a memorable one. The additional equipment will also add to NAISA's ability to provide more dissemination opportunities for artists including the launch of a permanent web-radio station, NAISA Radio. These upgrades to the NAISA space augment already existing funding for upgrades provided by the Canada Council for the Arts during its current fiscal year.
3) NAISA Youth Initiative Updates
The NAISA youth education initiative is targeted toward youth at high schools, arts centers and community centers and facilitates the creation of new sound art works by youth through collaboration during hands-on workshops including: assembling a sound art instrument (the NAISAtron created by Rob Cruickshank), making art with sound, making radio and exploring the soundscape. To date, NAISA has produced 22 residencies in Toronto, Kingston, Ottawa and Mississauga. If you are a teacher or run a community centre and are interested in booking workshops or collaborating with NAISA, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Watch the NAISA Youth Initiative video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bKYoTKdL1Wc
4) NAISA Installation Space Rental Rates
Go to www.naisa.ca/rent.html for full information
The NAISA Installation space is a 300 sq.ft. space suitable for sound and media art installations as well as small performances and screenings. It includes a 16' x 16' black space on a raised floor + small storage area and is available to rent by the hour, day, week, or 2-week period. Preferred pricing is available for rentals of one week or more in duration.
• for workshops/events/installation set-ups: $30/hr (tech person included) 4-hour minimum; $150 per 6-hour day (tech person included)
• for installation exhibits: $300/week, $500/2 weeks
5) NAISA turns 11 Birthday Bash Installation & Concert Series
March 1-31, 2012
Back by popular demand, NAISA's Birthday Bash installation returns. On March 12, 2001, New Adventures in Sound Art became a not-for-profit organization, expanding its programming that year from one festival (Sound Travels) to 3 and committing to providing year-round sound art programming for all ages.
For the month of March, NAISA's installation space will be filled with everyday man-made objects especially selected for the interesting sounds they make when struck or played, offering you a chance to play with sound and manipulate it live. Also included will be four Saturday performance in March on this evolving instrument / sound installation.
6) Deep Wireless Festival of Radio and Transmission Art - 11th anniversary!!
May 1 - 31, 2012
A month-long celebration of radio and transmission art including performances, installations, radio broadcasts of commissioned works on CBC radio's Living Out Loud and a symposium on transmission art.
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New Adventures in Sound Art is a non-profit organization that presents performances and installations spanning the entire spectrum of sound art. NAISA is partially funded by the Department of Canadian Heritage, the Toronto Arts Council, Ontario Arts Council, Canada Council for the Arts and the SOCAN Foundation.
Inquiries & general information:
New Adventures in Sound Art
Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie St #252, Toronto, ON M6G 4C7
416 652 5115; firstname.lastname@example.org