BIO
New Adventures in Sound Art (NAISA) is a non-profit organization, based in Toronto, that produces performances and installations spanning the entire spectrum of electroacoustic and experimental sound art. Included in its productions are: Deep Wireless, Sound Travels, Arts Birthday and SOUNDplay. The objectives of NAISA are to foster awareness and understanding locally, as well as nationally and internationally, in the cultural vitality of experimental sound art in its myriad forms of expression. This objective will be achieved through the exploration of new sound technologies in conjunction with the creation of cultural events and artifacts.
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EVENT

6th annual Sound Travels Intensive for Sound & Media Artists


Dates:
Tue Aug 19, 2014 00:00 - Sat Aug 23, 2014

Location:
Toronto, Canada

Guest speaker Pauline Oliveros
@ the NAISA Space, 601 Christie St #252

Limited number of scholarships available. Deadline to apply July 4, 2014

For more information go to http://naisa.ca/education/intensives/
Pre-registration required - go to https://naisa.ca/education/register/, then choose the Sound Travels Intensive

The Sound Travels Intensive is an opportunity for artists from across Canada and around the world to create and present new work in Toronto, exchange ideas with others, and hone electroacoustic skills with the guidance of a diverse group of world-renowned instructors including world renown artist Pauline Oliveros, Emilie LeBel, Darren Copeland, Ian Jarvis and Hector Centeno. Five intense days of workshop sessions, private instruction and creative activity culminate in a public concert presentation at Toronto's Artscape Wychwood Barns. Participants must apply by July 4 at 12 noon Toronto time to be eligible for a limited number of scholarship and billeting possibilities.


EVENT

8th annual Toronto International Electroacoustic Symposium


Dates:
Wed Aug 13, 2014 00:00 - Sun Aug 17, 2014

Location:
Toronto, Canada

Registration now open
August 13 - 17 @ the Wychwood Theatre, #176
http://naisa.ca/symposia/toronto-electroacoustic-symposium/
$70 / $40 (students)
https://naisa.ca/ties-registration/

New Adventures in Sound Art (NAISA) and the Canadian Electroacoustic Community (CEC) are pleased to announce the 8th edition of the Toronto International Electroacoustic Symposium (TIES) with Pauline Oliveros as the keynote speaker. TIES has become a consistently creative and cohesive point of contact between diverse international electroacoustic (EA) communities. The 2014 symposium is the eighth annual iteration of this important opportunity for exchange between diverse EA communities. In recent years, a number of themes have emerged, among them: creative and collaborative practices, curation, research and analysis, algorithmic processes, video music and intermedia practices, electronic ensembles and live coding.


EVENT

16th Annual Sound Travels Festival of Sound Art


Dates:
Mon Jul 07, 2014 00:00 - Sat Aug 23, 2014

The 16th annual Sound Travels Festival of Sound Art opens with a special Sound Art Summer Camp for youth and ends with the now annual Sound Travels Intensive. Sound Travels also includes interactive installations, performances and the Toronto International Electroacoustic Symposium. Featured artists include Pauline Oliveros, Jean-Fran├žois Laporte, Fernando Monsalve Godoy and more TBA.


EVENT

NAISA Youth Summer Camp


Dates:
Mon Jul 07, 2014 00:00 - Fri Jul 11, 2014

Location:
Toronto, Canada

July 7 - 11, 2014, $75, Mon - Fri 10am-3pm
@ the NAISA Space, 601 Christie St #252, $75

Pre-registration required - go to http://naisa.ca/education/youth/
For more information go to https://naisa.ca/education/register/

This sound art camp is for youth aged 12-17 to create art entirely with Sound, Radio, Electronics, and/or Performance through exploration according to their own individual interest - through building a NAISAtron, a micro-transmitter, or working with basic recording and editing software. All equipment will be provided by NAISA and no experience is necessary. Note: this Sound Art Camp is available in both french and english. Please contact Nadene at naisa@naisa.ca. Limited spots available. Registration required.


EVENT

Soundhackers Meetup


Dates:
Thu Jun 26, 2014 19:00 - Thu Jun 26, 2014

Location:
Toronto, Canada

Soundhackers is a free monthly meet up co-presented by NAISA, dedicated to exploring techniques in sound art and music technology. The June edition will continue to feature a mix of artist presentations alongside hands-on tutorials. The agenda will be announced shortly on the meetup web-site, so please RSVP at www.meetup.com/soundhackers to be notified when it's available.