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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(E)scapes: exporing the sonic relationship between body and space An installation exhibit with works by Satoshi Morita and Hill Haroki Kobayashi


Dates:
Sat Aug 10, 2013 00:00 - Sat Aug 17, 2013

Location:
Toronto, Canada

Exhibition times: Aug 10 & 17 - 10 am to 3 pm; August 14-17 - 6:30 to 8 pm
NAISA Space, 601 Christie Street #252

(E)scapes: exploring the sonic relationship between body and space is an exhibition featuring two interactive sound sculptures that explore the relationship of the human body to the soundscape. New Adventures in Sound Art is grateful for the support of the Japan Foundation in making this exhibition possible.

Sonic Suit (2012) by Satoshi Morita
By wearing "Sonic Suit," audible sound reaches the ears through the air, while vibrotactile sonic vibrations excite sense receptors of the skin on several locations in the upper torso. Sonic Suit provides audiences with a heightened physical perception of the everyday world.

Tele Echo Tube (2011) by Hill Hiroki Kobayashi
Tele Echo Tube is a speaking tube installation that vocally interacts with a remote forest through a networked remote-controlled speaker and microphone through the slightly vibrating lamp-shade like interface.


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Synthecycletron by Barry Prophet Interactive installation now open 24/7 on Toronto Island


Dates:
Thu Jun 27, 2013 00:00 - Wed Oct 16, 2013

Location:
Toronto, Canada

Visitors that encounter the Synthecycletron, a favourite amongst Toronto cyclists, generate power by pedalling on stationary bicycles which in turn activate synthesizers and generate sounds connected to their movements.


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Sound Travels Intensive Concert


Dates:
Sat Aug 24, 2013 20:00 - Sat Aug 24, 2013

Location:
Toronto, Canada

Performances of work by artists and composers attending the Sound Travels Intensive (a series of workshops over a 5-day period).


EVENT

Sound Travels Concert - Places Real & Imagined part 2


Dates:
Sat Aug 17, 2013 20:00 - Sat Aug 17, 2013

Location:
Toronto, Canada

Wychwood Theatre
Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie Street #176, $15/10

The second of a two night listening journey that slips in and out of reality and imagined space. Featuring works by Francis Dhomont and Barry Truax alongside artists emerging on the international scene for a thematic evening program curated on the theme of Sonic Geography.


EVENT

Sound Travels Concert - Places Real & Imagined part 1


Dates:
Fri Aug 16, 2013 20:00 - Fri Aug 16, 2013

Location:
Toronto, Canada

Wychwood Theatre
Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie Street #176, $15/10

The first of a two night listening journey that slips in and out of reality and imagined space. Featuring works by Francis Dhomont and Barry Truax alongside artists emerging on the international scene for a thematic evening program curated on the theme of Sonic Geography.