Upcoming Sound Events [ca Toronto]

new.jpgThe NAISA Sound Channel Newsletter announces: 1) Deep Wireless Festival, May 1-30, 2010; 2) Radio Without Boundaries Conference, May 27-29, 2010; 3) NAISA Youth Initiative workshops; 4) Sound Travels Festival of Sound Art, June 26 – Sept 26, 2010; 5) SOUNDplay Festival, Oct 2 – Nov 28, 2010 ::

1) the 9th annual Deep Wireless Festival of Radio & Transmission Art :: May 1 – 30, 2010 at the Artscape Wychwood Barns :: All Performances $15/$10 students / available at or at Soundscapes, 572 College St :: or 416-652-5115 for details

Listen to NAISA Radio on 106.1-FM from May 1 – 29! Radio Art 24/7

From my Home to your Home, a Translocal Performance with Anne Bourne + artists in Montreal, Calgary & Beijing :: May 8, 2010 @ 8:00 p.m. :: Theatre Direct’s Christie Studio, #170

The Pencil Project Matinée by Martin Messier/Jacques Poulin-Denis :: May 27 @ 1:00 p.m., PWYC (free for students) :: Theatre Direct’s Wychwood Theatre, #176

Popol Vuh – The Book of the Origin of the Maya by Götz Naleppa, performance by Lawrence Bayne :: co-presented with the Goethe-Institut-Toronto :: May 27, 2010 @ 8:00 p.m. :: Theatre Direct’s Wychwood Theatre, #176

Deep Wireless Ensemble performances with Rebecca Singh, Shannon Cochrane, Erik Laar and Gregory Whitehead ::May 28 & 29, 2010 @ 8:00 p.m. (two different performances) :: + The Pencil Project (May 28) and Freedom Highway (May 29) :: Theatre Direct’s Wychwood Theatre, #176

Ground by Emmanuel Madan :: to May 30, 2010 :: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and Sunday, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. :: NAISA Space, #252 :: PWYC admission

At Home by Mieke Anderson (off-site installation) :: May 14 – 24, 2010 from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. :: Lakeside Long Term Care Centre in Parkdale. 150 Dunn Ave, Main Lobby, Toronto :: Free

The DEW Project by Charles Stankievech + Take Me Home or: is it actually (about) singing? by Michael Lissek :: co-presented by the Goethe Institute Toronto :: May 27 – 30, 2010 :: Thurs/Fri 6:00-9:00 p.m., Sat 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., Sun noon – 6:00 p.m.
Opening Reception May 27, 2010 at 6:00 p.m. :: Theatre Direct’s Christie Studio, #170:: free ::

CBC Radio’s Living Out Loud / Deep Wireless commissioned works :: by Steven Naylor, Charlotte Scott, Andreas Kahre and Andrea
Dancer :: May 21, 2010 & May 28, 2010 @ 1:00 p.m.

2) 8th annual Radio Without Boundaries Conference :: May 27 – 29, 2010, Theatre Direct’s Wychwood Theatre, the Artscape Wychwood Barns #176 :: go to for schedule & descriptions :: $150/$130 2-day / $85/$75 day rate :: deadline to register May 21, 2010.
Go to to register.

– The DEW Project and Electromagnetic Boundaries in the Arctic by Charles Stankievech (Canada).
– Don’t Tell My Ears Where To Go by Frank Kaspar (Germany, co-presented by the Goethe Institute Toronto)
– Radio Documentary-Feature as Poetry, Drama and Sound Art by Andrea Dancer (Canada)
– Visual Radio with Anna Friz, Emmanuel Madan, Kathy Kennedy and Andreas Kahre
– Two Tin Cans and a String by Sook-Yin Lee (Canada – CBC’s DNTO)
– The Neighborhood by Scott Carrier (USA)
– Neighbourhood Transmissions: Radio Jean-Talon (Kathy Kennedy) / The Neighbourhood Stories Project (Reena Katz / Emmy Pantin)
– Radio Transformed: a Web of Possibilities with Julie Shapiro, Sue Schardt, Ian Pringle & Christof Migone.

3) NAISA Youth Initiative Updates
The NAISA youth education initiative, now in its third year, facilitates the creation of art entirely through sound, radio, electronics and/or performance through exploration and collaboration and 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 the workshops, please contact

Making Art with Sound :: August 16-20,2010 :: The NAISA Space, 601 Christie St #252 :: $50

NAISA is inviting youth aged 15-18 to create art entirely with Sound, Radio, Electronics, and/or Performance through exploration
according to their own individual interest – through building a NAISAtron, a micro-transmitter, or working with basic recording
and editing software. All equipment will be provided by New Adventures in Sound Art and no experience is necessary. Please
contact Kristie at . Limited spots available. Go to and click on register to guarantee your spot ::

NAISA gratefully acknowledges the Ontario Trillium Foundation, an agency of the Government of Ontario, the Ontario Arts Council and the SOCAN Foundation for their financial support of this NAISA youth initiative.

4) Sound Travels Festival of Sound Art :: June 26 – September 26, 2010

Sound Travels brings sound art once again to the Artscape Wychwood Barns. This 12th edition of the annual festival will feature interactive installations, performances, workshop intensive, 3-sided square (part of the New Music Marathon co-presented with Contact Music Ensemble), and the Toronto Electroacoustic Symposium. Featured artists include: Marcelle Deschênes, David Eagle, Ned Bouhalassa, D. Andrew Stewart, Satoshi Morita, Rose Bolton, Rob Cruickshank, and more. Check for updates.

5) SOUNDplay Festival :: October 2 – November 28, 2010

SOUNDplay is a meeting point for experimentation in sound art and new media encouraging new avenues for exploration. Featured
artists include: Women With Kitchen Appliances, Eric Powell, Michael Waterman, Micheline Roi, Finger, Deb Sinha, Krista Martynes, Julien-Robert Legault Salvail and Avatar Orchestra Metaverse. for updates.

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 is partially funded by the Department of Canadian Heritage, the
Toronto Arts Council, Ontario Arts Council, Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Trillium Foundation, the Laidlaw Foundation
and the SOCAN Foundation.


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