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NAISA Radio

NAISA Radio broadcasts radio art 24/7 over the internet. The schedule is broken into 8 hour blocks that repeat two times during each day in order to give listeners located in any time zone the chance to hear their preferred programming at a convenient time. The hours listed are local time in Toronto, Canada (-5 GMT). All programs are subject to cancellation if we are broadcasting live events. Explore our festival schedules for information on these events.

Monday to Friday

Program Time Time Time Description
Nothing to See Here 00:00 08:00 16:00 An experimental spoken word radio show produced in Halifax at NSCAD University by media artist and professor David Clark in collaboration with students from NSCAD.
Making Waves 01:00 09:00 17:00 A selection of monthly radio programs on sound art produced by NAISA for WGXC at the Wave Farm in Acra New York (www.wgxc.org/). Content is derived from NAISA performances, installations, improvisations, and interviews.
Cross Waves 1-6 02:00 10:00 18:00 Cross Waves is a Canadian Sound Art series that includes performances and internet radio programs curated by eight media artists representing various regional and cultural perspectives in Canada. These editions were curated by Chantal Dumas, Steve Bates, Peter Courtemanche, Janna Graham, Christof Migone, and Anna Friz.
Words and Sounds 07:00 15:00 23:00 NAISA invited radio artist Victoria Fenner in 2012 to curate an hourly program of radio art works that merge together speech and sound in diversity ways.

Saturday

Program Time Time Time Description
Frequent Mutilations 00:00 08:00 16:00

Andrew O’Connor curates and presents a selection of audio art programs produced for Frequent Mutilations, a weekly one hour program that ran for over 30 years on CKMS in Waterloo, Ontario.

Sound As Art 01:00 09:00 17:00 Interviews and profiles of sound artists originally produced for a weekly program on CKLN 88.1 FM between 2002 and 2009 hosted by Darren Copeland, Katie Kotler, Aynsley Moorehouse & Andrew O’Connor.
Cross Waves 7 & 8 02:00 10:00 18:00 Cross Waves is a Canadian Sound Art series that includes performances and internet radio programs curated by eight media artists representing various regional and cultural perspectives in Canada. These editions are curated by Eleanor King and Jason Ryle.
Deep Wireless 12 07:00 15:00 23:00 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, NAISA is traveling back in time to re-visit a selection of these performances.

Sunday

Program Time Time Time Description
Nothing to See Here 00:00 08:00 16:00 An experimental spoken word radio show produced in Halifax at NSCAD University by media artist and professor David Clark in collaboration with students from NSCAD.
Sound as Art 01:00 09:00 17:00 Insight into sound art is made through interviews and profiles of sound artists. These programs were originally produced for a weekly program on CKLN 88.1 FM hosted by Darren Copeland, Katie Kotler, Aynsley Moorehouse & Andrew O’Connor.
Cross Waves 7 & 8 02:00 10:00 18:00 Cross Waves is a Canadian Sound Art series that includes performances and internet radio programs curated by eight media artists representing various regional and cultural perspectives in Canada. These editions are curated by Eleanor King and Jason Ryle.
Youth Radio 07:00 15:00 23:00 NAISA regularly holds workshops for youth that teach about recording and editing and sound art creation – Here is a chance to hear some of the fine work they have made.