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 Arts 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.
The NAISA Space (#252) and the Covered Street, Artscape Wychwood Barns (601 Christie St) as well as the XIT Gallery at the Art Gallery of Mississauga.
$10 - Single Tickets / $20 - Performance Pass / Installations - Pay What You Can
By D. Andrew Stewart
December 14, 2013, 8:00 pm
NAISA Space (#252), 601 Christie St
What would you play if your musical instrument could produce any imaginable sound? D. Andrew Stewart explores new ways of making music with unique sensor-based control surfaces known as digital musical instruments. Stewart will be demonstrating and performing excerpts of “T-Stick” music that he has commissioned from composers in Canada and The USA, in addition to presenting selections from his own completed works.
D. Andrew Stewart is a composer, pianist and digital musical instrumentalist. His practice centers around three areas: combining acoustic instrument and digital instrument composition, establishing performance practices for digital instruments and developing class curricula for teaching in the area of music technology