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New Adventures in Sound Art

New Adventures in Sound Art (NAISA) is a non-profit organization, based in Toronto, that presents performances and installations spanning the entire spectrum of electroacoustic and experimental sound art. NAISA’s annual events include: the Deep Wireless Festival of Radio & Transmission Art in May, the Sound Travels Festival of Sound Art in August, NAISA’s participation in the international Art’s Birthday celebration in January, as well as the NAISA Sound Bash Series in March and the SOUNDplay series in November. The objectives of NAISA are to foster awareness and understanding locally, as well as nationally and internationally, in the cultural vitality of experimental sound art in its myriad forms of expression. This objective will be achieved through the exploration of new sound technologies in conjunction with the creation of cultural events and artifacts.


Upcoming Events

Deep Wireless 12 Radio Art Compilation
http://www.soundcloud.com/naisa
Launching January 2017!
Since 2002, the Deep Wireless Festival of Radio and Transmission Art has played host to many wonderful performances in Toronto. For the 12th edition of the Deep Wireless radio art compilation, we are traveling back in time to re-visit a selection of these performances.
16th annual DEEP WIRELESS Festival of Radio & Transmission Art
www.deepwireless.ca
January 17, 2017
various venues in Toronto, South River and North Bay, ON
Pay-What-You-Can
Deep Wireless is a month-long celebration of radio and transmission art including performances, installations, radio broadcasts, workshops and the TransX Transmission Art Symposium in Toronto and South River, ON.

"The experience of radio is no longer limited to the radio dial. The notion of transmission has become a platform for creative possibilities within which artists can explore new relationships between transmission and reception, artist and audience. This year’s Deep Wireless artists have moved beyond the confines of the radio dial to create works that question and document the nature of transmission while also addressing themes of communication and connection from a social point of view.”
— Darren Copeland, Artistic Director, New Adventures in Sound Art.

To purchase advance tickets for ticketed events, go to https://naisa.ca/purchase-tickets/
TransX Symposium
February 16, 2017 to February 19, 2017
Geary Lane, 360 Geary Avenue, Toronto plus special presentations at DisPersion Lab and inter/access.
General $15 , Students $10
NAISA is pleased to announce the 5th edition of the TransX Transmission Art Symposium. The symposium will include panel discussions, paper presentations, and performances, as well as a full day of workshops as part of the annual Deep Wireless Festival of Radio & Transmission Art. Rooted in the earliest experiments with radio, Transmission Art has continued to flourish into the 21st Century with experiments using wireless communications technology over the past 100 years, including the exploration of a variety of mobile-based platforms such as GPS, phone apps, bluetooth and WiFi communication, as well as lesser-known forms of transmission, such as VLF.

Symposium registration also provides admission to the two evening performances.
Toronto International Electroacoustic Symposium (TIES) 2017 CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Deadline for Submissions March 3, 2017
http://naisa.ca/opportunities/calls-for-submissions/ties-call-for-submissions/
New Adventures in Sound Art (NAISA), the Canadian Electroacoustic Community (CEC) and the Canadian Music Centre (CMC) are pleased to announce the 11th edition of the Toronto International Electroacoustic Symposium (TIES), and delighted to welcome Quebec sound artist Chantal Dumas as Keynote Speaker this year. Dumas is a highly respected sound artist who explores the medium of sound through the production of audio fiction and docufiction, sound installation, composition and sound design.

The symposium will take place in Toronto from 9–12 August 2017 at the Ernest Balmer Studio and at the Michael J. Baker Studio in Toronto's historic Distillery District. We are now inviting proposals for papers, lecture-recitals, special sessions of 2 to 4 panellists, compositions and performances to be presented at TIES 2017

SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS MARCH 3, 2017.

Submit here: http://naisa.ca/opportunities/calls-for-submissions/ties-call-for-submissions/