June news from free103point9

Jun 01, 2013 6:00 am
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Cultivating the airwaves for creative expression. Transmission Arts. WGXC 90.7-FM. Media Arts Grants

Wave Farm welcomes two new residents this month:

Zach Poff + N.B. Aldrich (June 9-22, 2013)
Poff and Aldrich's project will pursue emergent phenomenon in the Wave Farm’s hidden soundscape, translating atmospheric radio, underwater sound, and tiny natural vibrations into outdoor sculptures that encourage listeners to consider the unexpected results of our relationships with each other and our environment.

Sensor Building Workshop
June 15, 2013 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
free103point9 Wave Farm 5662 Route 23 Acra, NY 12405 (518) 622-2598
Lead by Poff and Aldrich, participants will make inexpensive hydrophones, contact mics, and similar small "sensors," to plug into attendee's own portable recorders or smartphones. Pre-registration is required.

WGXC Saturday Afternoon Show: Zach Poff and N.B.Aldrich
June 15, 2013 4 p.m.-6 p.m.
Tune in at 90.7-FM, wgxc.org, free103point9.org
Zach Poff and N.B.Aldrich speak with host Tom Roe about their work, as well as a special playlist created by Poff and Aldrich focusing on sounds beyond the limits of perception.

Redux (June 24-30, 2013)
A network of three recursive audio feedback sub-systems will be used to construct the performance. These systems include short wave loop antenna hardware, low power AM transmission, and the unique opportunity afforded by the Wave Farm residency, access to the full-power signal of WGXC 90.7-FM.

WGXC Saturday Afternoon Show: Redux (Mark Cetilia and Joe Cantrell)
June 15, 2013 4 p.m.-6 p.m.
Tune in at 90.7-FM, wgxc.org, free103point9.org
Redux (Mark Cetilia and Joe Cantrell) speak with host Tom Roe about their work, as well as a live performance of their residency project, and special playlist of influential works.

WGXC 90.7-FM

WGXC is a creative community media project, re-envisioning radio as a platform for experimentation and engagement.

Premiere Broadcasts!

Produced by Manuel Cirauqui.
Airs 1st Mondays of the month, 1 a.m.
Curator and writer Manuel Cirauqui's new monthly program premieres Monday, June 3, 2013 at 1 a.m. Symposium is a program about lectures and other related modes of critical discourse, presented with a strong focus on contemporary art and critique. The program uses radio as a creative device for mediation, reproduction, re-contextualization, and commentary.

Low-Power Hour
Hosted by Carl Blare.
Airs (some) Fridays, 4 a.m.
This weekly program focuses on legal low power radio broadcasting, as permitted by governing agencies in many countries, and in the United States allowed through the FCC's Part 15 rules and regulations.

Featured Live Performance Broadcasts!

Chris Forsyth + Paul Sukeena, Alexander Turnquist
live from Spotty Dog Books & Ale
June 2, 2013 8 p.m.

Becka Diamond and Shannon F
live from Basilica Hudson
June 8, 2013 8 p.m.

Diane Cluck, Rebecca Martin
live from John Doe Books and Records
June 18, 2013 8 p.m.

Join us in support of WGXC 90.7-FM!

The WGXC Program Schedule features programming produced by the residents of Greene and Columbia counties Sunday - Friday (6 a.m. - midnight.) Saturdays and late nights on WGXC are focused on Transmission Arts and Experimental Sounds. Programs are also available for on-demand access at the WGXC Archives.

Media Arts Grants

Special Opportunity for Support

Technical Assistance
for Digital Conversion Planning
Application Deadline: TODAY
(June 1, 11:59 p.m.)

New York State Media Art organizations are encouraged to submit requests for support of up to $2,000, in order to hire consultants who will help assess and plan for organizational digital conversion needs, and/or research options and recommendations for strategic conversion. Organizations may also apply for support to travel within New York State to visit facilities that already have made this conversion.

This opportunity is meant to serve the NYS media arts community at large and will entertain proposals relating to a variety of Digital Conversion Planning issues and needs. Proposals may include, but are not limited to, planning and research for equipment conversion for film houses as well as collection management and equipment planning for all sub-genres of the media arts.

The Media Arts Technical Assistance Fund is a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts, Electronic Media and Film administered by free103point9. For more information about the Media Arts Technical Fund and a link to the application form, please visit free103point9.org/grants/technical.
Wave Farm / WGXC Acra Contact Info
Mailing: PO Box 13 Acra, NY 12405
Main Office / Acra Studio
(518) 622-2598
WGXC Office
(518) 697-7400
WGXC Hudson Studio
(518) 828-0290
WGXC Feedback
(518) 212-7509 feedback@wgxc.org
Wave Farm / WGXC Acra Studio: 5662 Route 23 Acra, NY 12405
WGXC Hudson Studio: 369 Warren St. Hudson, NY 12534