Deep Wireless 2008

May 01, 2008 - Jun 01, 2008
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The Deep Wireless festival is a celebration of Radio Art produced by New Adventures in Sound Art that lasts the entire month of May each year and includes performances, radio broadcasts, commissions with CBC radio's "Outfront", a CD, installations, workshops and a conference. Click below for entire schedule. Click here to listen. May 1 – 2 to 3 pm on CKLN 88.1 FM
City Battery by Erik Belgum realized by Chandra Bulucon and Shannon Cochrane.
Toronto (aka CKLN listeners) will be given a hearing test using the radio call-in format. We invite all NAISA supporters to call in and literally lend them your ears!!! Call 416-595-1655 between 2 & 2:30 p.m. on May 1 to participate in this Toronto hearing test! Followed by the first in the series of city sound portraits with German radio artist Andre Bartetzki's portrait of Prague in Jazvuk.

May 8 – 2 to 3 pm on CKLN 88.1 FM
Prayer for the Sun Before Travelling by Sibylle Pomoron and Song for the Brewery by Jean-Philippe Renoult and Dinah Bird. Two radio artists and composers visit two disappearing cultures on different continents for evocative and moving sound portraits.

May 15 – 2 to 3 pm on CKLN 88.1 FM
Lost and Found by E. C. Woodley plus profile on John Wynne/Tim Wainwright's Someone Else.
Using an astonishing collection of cast-off vinyl, film composer E. C. Woodley improvises an Art On Air collage from confessional and instructional Lp's to spoken word, environmental and newsreel footage, the lows and highs of the history of recorded sound are rummaged.

May 22 – 2 to 3 pm on CKLN 88.1 FM
A reflection on Transnational Ecologies, the story about how Alvin Lucier's work Quasimodo the Great Lover (1970) made its way around the world. An interview with Laura Cameron and Matt Rogalsky in Kingston, Ontario. Followed by Esther Venrooy's radio art work Shift Coordinate Points.

May 29 – 2 to 3 pm on CKLN 88.1 FM
Portraits in Sound: audio portraits of Chantal Dumas.
Deep Wireless residency artist Chantal Dumas will be interviewed and profiled on this show which will include many of her radio art works.

DEEP WIRELESS PERFORMANCES

May 8 8pm $5 Trans-local Performance.
3 simultaneous performances in 3 different locations insideAmind, angelusnovus.net & NOiNO Index G, Gallery 1313 & the NAISA space.
It's a trans-local mash-up commemorating the 5th anniversary of the Deep Wireless radio art compilation CD by angelusnovus.net (Monica Clorey, Emilie LeBel, Henry Ng, David Ogborn, Jason Stanford, Chris Thornborrow, Hector Centeno, Troy Ducharme and others), insideamind and more NOiNO. This is a co-presentation between New Adventures in Sound Art, the Ambient Ping and angelusnovus.net.

May 30 @ 7pm $15/10 Portraits in Sound 1 + Somewhere a Voice is Calling.
Ryerson Student Centre, Alumni Room, 55 Gould Street.
Kathleen Kajioka, Andreas Kahre, Chantal Dumas and Debashis Sinha bring together their diverse experiences to create new and exciting collaborative performances in a series of Sonic Portraits. Also included are multi-channel performances of CBC outfront commissions by artists Marjorie Chan, Richard Marsella, Eldad Tsabury and Tristan Whistan. Portraits in Sound 1 will be followed by a rare performance of "Somewhere a Voice is Calling" - Inspired by the history of Reginald Fessenden's voice on radio and the "secrets" of radiation, Absolute Value of Noise, Anna Friz and Glenn Gear will draw from tales of ghost ships and myths from the early days of radio to create a performance that conjures an ethereal world of distant voices, sea, and static.

May 31 @ 7pm $15/10 Portraits in Sound 2 + Space: the Vinyl Frontier.
Ryerson Student Centre, Alumni Room, 55 Gould Street.
Kathleen Kajioka, Andreas Kahre, Chantal Dumas and Debashis Sinha bring together their diverse experiences to create new and exciting collaborative performances in a series of Sonic Portraits. Also included are multi-channel performances of CBC outfront commissions by artists Marjorie Chan, Richard Marsella, Eldad Tsabury and Tristan Whistan. Portraits in Sound 2 will be followed by a performance by TradeMark G. and The Evolution Control Committee that explores the ultimate desert island disc and a future race of alien DJs who try to make sense of the last record in the universe.

DEEP WIRELESS CONFERENCE
May 30 - June 1 Radio Without Boundaries Conference
Ryerson Student Centre, Alumni Room, 55 Gould Street for complete information go to: http://www.naisa.ca/RWB/
The sixth annual Radio Without Boundaries conference makes Deep Wireless an internationally sought after destination for those with a general interest in radio and transmission art or even those who just want something more from radio. Exploring the many potentials, boundaries and artist perspectives of radio and transmission art, the 2008 all-star line-up of international radio art luminaries includes keynote speakers Tetsuo Kogawa (Japan) and Chris Brookes (Can), as well as Jared Weissbrot (USA), Trademark G (USA), Chantal Dumas (Can), Anna Friz (Can), Andreas Kahre (Can), Peter Courtemanche (Can), Damiano Pietropaolo & Neil Sandell (Can) plus many more. Conference registration includes passes to all Deep Wireless performances and Radio Without Boundaries conferences.