Deep Wireless Festival

Subject: Deep Wireless Festival
From: Nadene (
Date: Wed Feb 16 2005 - 11:00:04 EST



Where: The Drake Hotel (1150 Queen St W)
When: May 1-30, 2005

Conference Pass before March 31st $130/110; after March 31st $150/130

TORONTO, ON - New Adventures in Sound Art (NAISA) is pleased to
launch Deep Wireless 2005, May 1-30, 2005 at the Drake Hotel located
at 1150 Queen St. West in Toronto. As part of a month-long
celebration of radio art, radio artists, sound artists and
enthusiasts can experience performances, sound installations, new
commissions, special radio broadcasts, a CD launch and conference.

The Deep Wireless "Radio Without Boundaries" conference will close
the month-long celebrations May 27-29, 2005 as it explores the many
potentials, boundaries and artist perspectives of radio. Conference
speakers include Elisabeth Zimmerman (KunstRadio, Austria), Lidia
Camacho (Radio Educacionale, Mexico), Gregory Whitehead (USA), Helen
Thorington (New American Radio, USA), and Canadians Chris Brookes,
Steve Wadhams, Anna Friz, and James Roy. Workshops by Eric
Leonardson and Chris Brookes will be offered on May 30th for
conference attendees only. PLEASE NOTE: your conference pass will
get you into all performances except Negativland for free.

The Deep Wireless performances feature matinee and evening shows
including performances by Negativland (USA), Evalyn Parry, Sook-Yin
Lee, Gregory Whitehead (USA), Chris Brookes, Anna Friz, Eric
Leonardson (USA), and Emmanuel Madan; world premieres by Yves Daoust,
Milena Droumeva, Geoff Siskind, Dragan Todovoric, Helen Thorington;
and works by Steven Wadhams.

Deep Wireless sound installations features Radio Art Installations
throughout the Drake Hotel the entire month of May. Installations
include "Four foxhole radios" and "the Lecture of Comarad Stalin..."
by Paul DeMarinis, "Who are the people in the radio?" by Anna Friz,
and "around radio roadmovies" by Chantal Dumas, Christian Calon and
Don Sinclair.

Now in its fourth year, New Adventures in Sound Art has once again
produced the Deep Wireless commissioning/residency, co-produced with
CBC Radio's "Outfront" and Charles Street Video. This year's artists
include Yves Daoust, Milena Droumeva, Geoff Siskind and Todorovic.

The 2005 commissions will be broadcast on CBC Radio's "Outfront"
(99.1-FM). To help celebrate radio art there will also be special
Deep Wireless radio/net broadcasts on Resonance-FM, CKLN-FM,
Free103pointp and others.

NAISA will launch its 2-CD set Deep Wireless II Radio Art Compilation
CD that includes radio art collected in response to the September 30,
2004 call for submissions on the theme "Belonging." This radio art
compilation was created out of a small portion of these submissions
and represent the many talented radio and sound artists world-side.

New Adventures in Sound Art is a non-profit organization that
produces performances and installations spanning the entire spectrum
of electroacoustic and experimental sound art. Included in its
Toronto productions are: Deep Wireless, Sound Travels, Sign Waves and

Contact: Nadene Thériault-Copeland
401 Richmond Street West #358 Toronto, ON M5V 3A8
Tel: 416-910-7231,,


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