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

Soundhackers Meetup


Dates:
Thu Mar 27, 2014 19:00 - Thu Mar 27, 2014

Location:
Toronto, Canada

Soundhackers is a free monthly meet up co-presented by NAISA, organized by Elliott Fienberg, and dedicated to exploring techniques in sound art and music technology. Our second meetup will be on Thursday, March 27th at 7pm and will include a chance to explore the sound world of the NAISA Sound Bash. More details to be announced soon. Go to http://www.meetup.com/soundhackers for more information and to sign up. As with the previous meetup, we will be discussing potential project ideas for future meet ups, so be sure to brainstorm a little bit ahead of time.


EVENT

NEW ADVENTURES IN SOUND ART CELEBRATES 13 YEARS! NAISA SOUND BASH CONCERT SERIES Performance by Viv Corringham & James Bailey


Dates:
Sat Mar 29, 2014 20:00 - Sat Mar 29, 2014

Location:
Toronto, Canada


In March, 2012 New Adventures in Sound Art (NAISA) turns 13! Back by popular demand, the NAISA Sound Bash returns. On March 12, 2001, New Adventures in Sound Art became a not-for-profit organization, expanding its programming that year from one festival (Sound Travels) to 3 and committing to providing year-round sound art programming for all ages.

For the month of March, NAISA's installation space will be filled with everyday objects especially selected for the interesting sounds they make when struck or played, offering you a chance to play with sound and manipulate it live. NAISA's Sound Bash Concert series includes performances on this evolving instrument / sound installation. Join us for four evening Saturday performances March 8, 15, 22, 29 and a chance to join in afterwards. Evening concert performance by artists Viv Corringham & James Bailey.

Viv Corringham is a British vocalist and sound artist based in New York. She has worked internationally since the 1980s, making performances, installations and soundwalks. She received 2012 and 2006 McKnight Composer Fellowships. Her ongoing project Shadow-walks has been presented from New York to Istanbul to Hong Kong.

James Bailey has been making strange sounds for most of his life, using both acoustic and electronic means. He is a member of several improvising ensembles in the Toronto area and has performed at international festivals in Canada and elsewhere.

General $10


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NEW ADVENTURES IN SOUND ART CELEBRATES 13 YEARS! NAISA SOUND BASH CONCERT SERIES Performance by Germaine Liu


Dates:
Sat Mar 22, 2014 20:00 - Sat Mar 22, 2014

Location:
Toronto, Canada


In March, 2012 New Adventures in Sound Art (NAISA) turns 13! Back by popular demand, the NAISA Sound Bash returns. On March 12, 2001, New Adventures in Sound Art became a not-for-profit organization, expanding its programming that year from one festival (Sound Travels) to 3 and committing to providing year-round sound art programming for all ages.

For the month of March, NAISA's installation space will be filled with everyday objects especially selected for the interesting sounds they make when struck or played, offering you a chance to play with sound and manipulate it live. NAISA's Sound Bash Concert series includes performances on this evolving instrument / sound installation. Join us for four evening Saturday performances March 8, 15, 22, 29 and a chance to join in afterwards. Evening concert performance by artist Germaine Liu.

Germaine Liu is a percussionist, performer/composer and creative improviser. As a percussionist, Liu has been privileged to work with many wonderful musicians, dancers and artists. She performs regularly in a number of ensembles, including c_rl, AIMToronto Orchestra, Rob’s Collision and Octopus. Liu studied percussion with Jesse Stewart during her undergraduate degree at the University of Guelph and composition with David Mott at York University.

General $10


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NEW ADVENTURES IN SOUND ART CELEBRATES 13 YEARS! NAISA SOUND BASH CONCERT SERIES Performance by Ambrose Pottie


Dates:
Sat Mar 15, 2014 20:00 - Sat Mar 15, 2014

Location:
Toronto, Canada


In March, 2012 New Adventures in Sound Art (NAISA) turns 13! Back by popular demand, the NAISA Sound Bash returns. On March 12, 2001, New Adventures in Sound Art became a not-for-profit organization, expanding its programming that year from one festival (Sound Travels) to 3 and committing to providing year-round sound art programming for all ages.

For the month of March, NAISA's installation space will be filled with everyday objects especially selected for the interesting sounds they make when struck or played, offering you a chance to play with sound and manipulate it live. NAISA's Sound Bash Concert series includes performances on this evolving instrument / sound installation. Join us for four evening Saturday performances March 8, 15, 22, 29 and a chance to join in afterwards. Evening concert performance by artist Ambrose Pottie.

Ambrose Pottie is a Toronto based musician and graphic designer. He studied design and photography at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. A primarily self taught musician, he has recorded and/or performed with Parmela Attariwala, Bob Becker, Anne Bourne, Eugene Chadbourne, Crash Vegas, Andrew Cyrille, Fred Frith, Bill Grove, Guy Klucevsek, Evan Lurie, John Millard, Tom Walsh, Rick Sacks, Andrew Staniland and Bob Wiseman. He has also worked with former Lloyd Cole guitarist and composer Neil Clark, and has recorded urban and rural soundscapes and field recordings.

General $10


EVENT

NEW ADVENTURES IN SOUND ART CELEBRATES 13 YEARS! NAISA SOUND BASH CONCERT SERIES Performance by Glen Hall


Dates:
Sat Mar 08, 2014 20:00 - Sat Mar 08, 2014

Location:
Toronto, Canada


In March, 2012 New Adventures in Sound Art (NAISA) turns 13! Back by popular demand, the NAISA Sound Bash returns. On March 12, 2001, New Adventures in Sound Art became a not-for-profit organization, expanding its programming that year from one festival (Sound Travels) to 3 and committing to providing year-round sound art programming for all ages.

For the month of March, NAISA's installation space will be filled with everyday objects especially selected for the interesting sounds they make when struck or played, offering you a chance to play with sound and manipulate it live. NAISA's Sound Bash Concert series includes performances on this evolving instrument / sound installation. Join us for four evening Saturday performances March 8, 15, 22, 29 and a chance to join in afterwards. Evening concert performance by artist Glen Hall.

Glen Hall is a composer/improviser/multi-instrumentalist Glen Hall studied Gyorgy Ligeti, Mauricio Kagel and Joel Chadabe at Berklee College of Music. He has recorded with arranger Gil Evans, trombonist Roswell Rudd and Sonic Youth guitarist Lee Ranaldo. Hall has done residencies for live electronic music at STEIM (Amsterdam) and the Electronic Music Foundation (New York).
General $10