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January 2017

Carbon Sugar Air

January 17, 2017 - February 28, 2017
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http://carbon.naisa.ca/ In the online audio installation Carbon Sugar Air, Instant Places generates and broadcasts slowly evolving sound objects inspired by the natural forms and processes of lichen symbiosis. What is fascinating about lichens is their ability to adapt and thrive: they fashion collaborative partnerships in which photosynthesizing organisms generate sugars from atmospheric carbon dioxide to share with the substrate elements that give them physical form. Instant Places is comprised of Ian Birse and Laura Kavanaugh.

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February 2017

Transmissions by SubZeroArts

February 4, 2017 @ 11:00 am - February 5, 2017 @ 4:00 pm EST
NAISA North Media Arts Centre, 106 Ottawa Ave
South River, ON P0A 1X0 Canada
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Transmissions is a multi-point sound art installation that uses a collection of touch-sensitive antennae to trigger abstract sounds and tones, creating a unique sound environment for audience participants to explore.

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The Church from Below

February 4, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm EST
Luella Massey Studio Theatre, University of Toronto, 4 Glen Morris Street
Toronto, ON Canada
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Drawing upon histories of peace movements in East Germany, the work takes the form of a performative installation housed within a former Lutheran Church, now The Luella Massey Studio Theatre. It draws out questions of resistance and emancipatory practices, staging a set of materials, recordings and documents that act as a greater scenography of the hidden and the dispossessed. In particular, the work considers how “the underground” performs to nurture the formation of a parallel polis, one that enacts an…

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Deep Wireless, an introduction

February 4, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm EST
NAISA North Media Arts Centre, 106 Ottawa Ave
South River, ON P0A 1X0 Canada
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Listen to a concert of radio art works from past editions of Deep Wireless that find original ways to tell stories and paint scenes through sound. Included will be Basketball Glitch by Sebastien Lavoie, Through a Door by Sarah Boothroyd, Re-Do Speaking Song by Debashis Sinha, and Taking the Bridge by Christian Nicolay.

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Transmissions by SubZeroArts

February 11, 2017 @ 11:00 am - February 12, 2017 @ 4:00 pm EST
NAISA North Media Arts Centre, 106 Ottawa Ave
South River, ON P0A 1X0 Canada
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Transmissions is a multi-point sound art installation that uses a collection of touch-sensitive antennae to trigger abstract sounds and tones, creating a unique sound environment for audience participants to explore.

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TransX Transmission Art Symposium

February 16, 2017 - February 19, 2017
Geary Lane, 360 Geary Lane
Toronto, ON M6H 2C7 Canada
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$40 – $70

NAISA is pleased to announce the 5th edition of the TransX Transmission Art Symposium, running February 16-19 2017 at Geary Lane plus special presentations at DisPersion Lab and inter/access. 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…

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Bread and Circuses by nichola feldman-kiss

February 16, 2017 @ 11:00 am - February 18, 2017 @ 6:00 pm EST
inter/access, 9 Ossington Ave
Toronto, ON M6J 2Y8 Canada
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Bread and Circuses by nichola feldman-kiss responds in real time to the geo-locative telling of world media narrative. The immersive audio installation remixes live RSS headlines delivered by synthesized orators.The artwork blends first person witnessing and global statistical accounts with regional, official and corporate media reportage.

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Tele-Conduction

February 16, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST
DisPerSion Lab, Room 334, Goldfarb Centre for Fine Arts, York University, 86 Fine Arts Rd
North York, M3J 1P3 Canada
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This is two performances in two countries that overlap through telematic connections. The performance begins at the Exploratorium Berlin with an improvised set by Thomas Gerwin and guests. That performance will conclude with a transcontinental collaboration that uses the telepresence performance environment available at the DisPersion Lab at York University in Toronto. In that performance Thomas Gerwin will conduct from the Exploratorium Berlin a structured improvisation by the Electro-Acoustic Orchestra (EAO), who will be performing at the DisPerSion Lab in…

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Transmission Soundprints

February 17, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm EST
Geary Lane, 360 Geary Lane
Toronto, ON M6H 2C7 Canada
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$10 – $15

This performance features a performance by keynote TransX artist Amanda Dawn Christie along with a selection of works from the TransX Transmission Art Symposium international call for submissions. Sounds of the radio ether and historical recordings appear in this show in a variety of forms. In Christie's work Transmissions they are paired with live manipulation of film loops of many contemporary and historical communications devices.

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Transmissions by SubZeroArts

February 18, 2017 @ 11:00 am - February 19, 2017 @ 4:00 pm EST
NAISA North Media Arts Centre, 106 Ottawa Ave
South River, ON P0A 1X0 Canada
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Transmissions is a multi-point sound art installation that uses a collection of touch-sensitive antennae to trigger abstract sounds and tones, creating a unique sound environment for audience participants to explore.

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Stories, Reflections…

February 18, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm EST
Geary Lane, 360 Geary Lane
Toronto, ON M6H 2C7 Canada
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$10 – $15

By Parisa Sabet, Joan Schuman, Martín Rodgríguez and Debashis Sinha. This performance showcases works encompassing different forms of storytelling and reflecting on one's experiences as well as the moral dilemmas confronted.

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Bread and Circuses by nichola feldman-kiss

February 21, 2017 @ 11:00 am - February 25, 2017 @ 6:00 pm EST
inter/access, 9 Ossington Ave
Toronto, ON M6J 2Y8 Canada
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Bread and Circuses by nichola feldman-kiss responds in real time to the geo-locative telling of world media narrative. The immersive audio installation remixes live RSS headlines delivered by synthesized orators.The artwork blends first person witnessing and global statistical accounts with regional, official and corporate media reportage.

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Transmissions by SubZeroArts

February 25, 2017 @ 11:00 am - February 26, 2017 @ 4:00 pm EST
NAISA North Media Arts Centre, 106 Ottawa Ave
South River, ON P0A 1X0 Canada
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Transmissions is a multi-point sound art installation that uses a collection of touch-sensitive antennae to trigger abstract sounds and tones, creating a unique sound environment for audience participants to explore.

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Bread and Circuses by nichola feldman-kiss

February 28, 2017 @ 11:00 am - March 4, 2017 @ 6:00 pm EST
inter/access, 9 Ossington Ave
Toronto, ON M6J 2Y8 Canada
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Bread and Circuses by nichola feldman-kiss responds in real time to the geo-locative telling of world media narrative. The immersive audio installation remixes live RSS headlines delivered by synthesized orators.The artwork blends first person witnessing and global statistical accounts with regional, official and corporate media reportage.

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March 2017

Toronto International Electroacoustic Symposium (TIES) 2017 CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

March 3, 2017

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 are 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…

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The Work and Ideas of Pierre Schaeffer

March 3, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm EST
Alliance Française, 24 Spadina Road
Toronto, ON Canada
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$10 – $15

Co-Presented by Alliance Française and New Adventures in Sound Art March 3, 2017, 8:00 pm Alliance Française, 24 Spadina Road, Toronto, ON General $15, Students $10, Free for 18 or under. Pierre Schaeffer is one of the founding figures in the development of electroacoustic music. The history of the practice that he helped to spawn with his pedagogical writing and teaching and his forward-thinking compositions, which all began in the post World War II era over 60 years ago, was…

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Bread and Circuses by nichola feldman-kiss

March 7, 2017 @ 11:00 am - March 11, 2017 @ 6:00 pm EST
inter/access, 9 Ossington Ave
Toronto, ON M6J 2Y8 Canada
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Bread and Circuses by nichola feldman-kiss responds in real time to the geo-locative telling of world media narrative. The immersive audio installation remixes live RSS headlines delivered by synthesized orators.The artwork blends first person witnessing and global statistical accounts with regional, official and corporate media reportage.

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Bread and Circuses by nichola feldman-kiss

March 14, 2017 @ 10:00 am - March 18, 2017 @ 6:00 pm EDT
inter/access, 9 Ossington Ave
Toronto, ON M6J 2Y8 Canada
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Bread and Circuses by nichola feldman-kiss responds in real time to the geo-locative telling of world media narrative. The immersive audio installation remixes live RSS headlines delivered by synthesized orators.The artwork blends first person witnessing and global statistical accounts with regional, official and corporate media reportage.

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Bread and Circuses by nichola feldman-kiss

March 21, 2017 @ 11:00 am - March 25, 2017 @ 6:00 pm EDT
inter/access, 9 Ossington Ave
Toronto, ON M6J 2Y8 Canada
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Bread and Circuses by nichola feldman-kiss responds in real time to the geo-locative telling of world media narrative. The immersive audio installation remixes live RSS headlines delivered by synthesized orators.The artwork blends first person witnessing and global statistical accounts with regional, official and corporate media reportage.

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Bread and Circuses by nichola feldman-kiss

March 28, 2017 @ 11:00 am - March 31, 2017 @ 6:00 pm EDT
inter/access, 9 Ossington Ave
Toronto, ON M6J 2Y8 Canada
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Bread and Circuses by nichola feldman-kiss responds in real time to the geo-locative telling of world media narrative. The immersive audio installation remixes live RSS headlines delivered by synthesized orators.The artwork blends first person witnessing and global statistical accounts with regional, official and corporate media reportage.

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