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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
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 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.
Soundscapes 02:00 10:00 18:00 NAISA invited radio artist Victoria Fenner in 2012 to curate an hourly program of soundscape works by Canadian and international artists.
Words and Sounds 03:00 11:00 19:00 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.
Cross Waves 04:00 12:00 20:00 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: Chantal Dumas, Steve Bates, Jason Ryle, Peter Courtemanche, Janna Graham, Christof Migone, Anna Friz and Eleanor King.

Saturday

Program Time Time Time Description
The sounds of an art school 00:00 08:00 16:00 Compositions from visual art students at Leeds Beckett University, UK, working with sound recordist Chris Watson and artist/lecturer Alan Dunn.
Making Waves 01:00 09:00 17:00 An archive of monthly radio programs on sound art produced by NAISA for WGXC at the Wave Farm in Acra New York (www.wgxc.org/).
Soundwalk Collective 02:00 10:00 18:00 A series of ten one-hour radio adventures produced by this nomadic international collective. Since 2000 the Soundwalk Collective have been embarking on never-ending journeys from the desolate land of Bessarabia to the desert of Rub al Khali.
Youth Radio 03:00 11:00 19:00 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.
Cross Waves 04:00 12:00 20:00 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: Chantal Dumas, Steve Bates, Jason Ryle, Peter Courtemanche, Janna Graham, Christof Migone, Anna Friz and Eleanor King.

Sunday

Program Time Time Time Description
The sounds of an art school 00:00 08:00 16:00 Compositions from visual art students at Leeds Beckett University, UK, working with sound recordist Chris Watson and artist/lecturer Alan Dunn.
Long Form 01:00 09:00 17:00 A program of longer form durational radio art works curated by Darren Copeland.
Objet Sonore – a love letter to Curiousity 02:00 10:00 18:00 A podcast series of interviews on sound art and electroacoustic practice produced by Michael Palumbo and Jamie Woollard.
Cross Waves 04:00 12:00 20:00 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: Chantal Dumas, Steve Bates, Jason Ryle, Peter Courtemanche, Janna Graham, Christof Migone, Anna Friz and Eleanor King.