free103point9 spring Radio Labs in NYC

Feb 07, 2008 8:53 am

free103point9 is pleased to announce several public Radio Lab workshops providing participants with technical skills and historical/theoretical grounding pertinent to transmission media in hopes of fostering creative expression within and with the transmission spectrum. All workshops will have audio and video streamed live on the free103point9 website for those who cannot attend in person. More information:

The spring 2008 Radio Lab program is made possible, in part, by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and the Brooklyn Arts Council JPMorgan Chase Regrant Program. For more information about free103point9 and its programs in New York City and upstate New York please vist:

Grassroots Media Conference
Sunday, March 2, 2008. Hunter College, Manhattan

The NYC Grassroots Media Coalition is working to re-imagine issues of access to, control of, and power over our media system. On the occasion of the fifth-annual GRMC. free103point9 is pleased to present a Radio Lab workshop about using Open Source software to integrate telephony into radio, web and e-mail applications lead by Lee Azzarello and Ryan Holsopple. In addition, free103point9 will air live webstreams of many of the workshops at the NYC GRMC. Conference schedule and registration information:

Transmission Tools for Artists
Monday, March 10, 2008. 7-9 p.m. 338 Berry St., Brooklyn

Lead by Tom Roe and Sarah Halpern, this workshop will cover an introduction to transmission tools and practices, as well audio and video streaming applications. Artists intersted in informing their works with transmission tools and practices can get practical advice on how to use antennae, transmitters, and other devices. Free admission and live video web stream at

What is Transmission Art?
Monday, April 14, 2008. 7-9 p.m. 338 Berry St., Brooklyn

Join Tianna Kennedy, Galen Joseph-Hunter, and Alice Planas for an introduction to the free103point9 Transmission Art Archive project. This archive will serve as a resource for practicing artists to identify their works within the context of an emerging community of Transmission Art and provide an extensive resource to artists, curators, students, and academics researching emerging practices in Media Art and Experimental Sound with respects to the topic of transmission. Free admission and live video web stream at

Artist/Activist Seminars
Monday, May 12, 2008. 7-9 p.m. 338 Berry St., Brooklyn

Join reprentatives from free103point9, August Sound Coalition, The Change You Want to See Gallery, and others for a seminar focused on spectrum use for artistic and activist projects. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss independent project ideas and organize future support networks to assist in seeing their ideas to fruition. Free admission and live video web stream at
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