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

Live Coding Workshop and the Laptop Orchestra Jam by Ian Jarvis


Dates:
Sun May 26, 2013 10:00 - Sun May 26, 2013

Location:
Toronto, Canada

The last Sunday of each month
May 26, Live Coding Workshop 10 am - noon, $10/person + Laptop Orchestra Jam noon-2pm, $5/person
Those attending the morning workshop get in free for the laptop jam

Come learn about music, digital sound, improvisation, laptop orchestras, and the programming language ChucK, with the basics of live coding workshop. Following the workshop will be an open form Laptop Orchestra Jam. No prior experience necessary - all ages and levels of experience welcome. The Workshop runs from 10-12, the Orchestra Jam will be from 12-2. Come for one or both, whatever suits your fancy. Note: those attending the morning workshop get in free for the afternoon jam. Bring your own laptop. Ian Jarvis is a Sound Artist Composer, Song Writer, and Media Producer from Toronto. He currently spits mad live code with the newly conceived group extramuros.


EVENT

Barns by Eleanor King


Dates:
Fri May 17, 2013 00:00 - Sat Jun 01, 2013

Location:
Toronto, Canada

Thursdays and Fridays noon-3pm & Saturdays 10am - 2pm
Admission by Donation

Working directly with live sounds from the vicinity of NAISA's Christie St location, Eleanor King will create a new site-specific audio installation which will shift and change over the duration of the exhibition. With many radio receivers tuned to one low powered FM radio signal, multiple mono speakers make for a nuanced sonic experience.


EVENT

Radio Art Salon by various international artists


Dates:
Wed May 01, 2013 00:00 - Fri May 31, 2013

Location:
Toronto, Canada

Thursdays and Fridays noon-3pm & Saturdays 10am - 2pm
Admission by Donation

Recline in an alternate sounding universe in a 50's style hair salon chair transformed into a radio art listening lounge with works curated by Darren Copeland drawn from the Deep Wireless international call for submissions on the theme the Sonic Geography.


EVENT

where white pines lay over the water by Julie Nagam


Dates:
Sat Apr 27, 2013 00:00 - Sat May 11, 2013

Location:
Toronto, Canada

Thursdays and Fridays noon-3pm & Saturdays 10am - 2pm
Admission by Donation

where white pines lay is an audio/visual installation that includes narrate Indigenous stories of place in the City of Toronto. It is a collection of voices and the knowledge of historians, archeologists, elders, various texts, the land, maps and archival documents and testimonies.


EVENT

Sound Production for Radio Producers, bloggers and podcasters with Darren Copeland


Dates:
Sun May 12, 2013 11:00 - Sun May 12, 2013

Location:
Toronto, Canada

Pre-registration required - go to
www.naisa.ca/eshops/ewkshopreg.php

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This workshop will highlight rules of thumb on how to get better quality interview recordings and how to clean up interview recordings in a workshop that goes from interview and field recording on location to editing, and concludes with creative strategies for mixing and arranging.