Radio Without Boundaries

Subject: Radio Without Boundaries
From: Nadene (
Date: Sat May 07 2005 - 10:55:41 EDT

To those of you interested in the creative potential of radio...

I thought some of you might be interested in attending this.
Registration deadline is May 20th and there are only a limited number
of spots left.



Deep Wireless Festival
May 1-30, 2005

The Deep Wireless festival is a celebration of Radio Art produced
by New Adventures in Sound Art that lasts the entire month of May
each year and includes performances, radio broadcasts, commissions
with CBC radio's "Outfront", a CD, installations, workshops and
a conference.


part of DEEP WIRELESS festival

Where: The Drake Hotel (1150 Queen St W), Toronto
When: May 27-29, 2005
Conference Pass $150/130 (2 days); $75/$65 one day

Limited spots remaining / registration deadline May 20, 2005.

TORONTO, ON - The Deep Wireless "Radio Without Boundaries" conference
will explore the many potentials, boundaries and artist perspectives
of radio through conference sessions by leading artists and producers
in the field. Conference passes also include free admission to all
Deep Wireless performances from May 27-29 including performances by
Evalyn Parry, Gregory Whitehead (USA), Chris Brookes, Anna Friz, Eric
Leonardson (USA), and Emmanuel Madan; world premieres by Yves Daoust,
Milena Droumeva, Geoff Siskind, Dragan Todovoric, and Helen Thorington;
and works by Steven Wadhams, Chantal Dumas and Christian Calon.
To register (
and click on Conference Registration Form.

Session topics include: The Play and the Thing: a few notes after
many years of crossing the line by Gregory Whitehead; The Inter-
national Biennale of Radio by Lidia Camacho (Radio Educacion,
Mexico) with an introduction by R. Murray Schafer; Radio Art in
America by Helen Thorington; Maintaining the Creative frontier
by Darren Copeland and James Roy Radio art is a multi-channel
experience by Elisabeth Zimmerman (Kunstradio, Austria); The Deep
Wireless panel with Yves Daoust, Milena Droumeva, Geoff Siskind
and Dragan Todorovic and introduced by Neil Sandell (CBC Outfront)
and Darren Copeland (New Adventures in Sound Art); Not Seen Not
Heard by Steve Wadhams and Chris Brookes; Radio Resistance, Radio
Play by Anna Friz.


Deep Wireless installations
May 1-30, 2005
The Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen Street W, Toronto

There will be four sound installations running throughout the month
of May at the Drake hotel including the Radio Art Station, special
daily in-house broadcasts at the Drake of radio art especially
curated for Deep Wireless. Other installations include the Lecture
of Comrade StalinŠ by Paul DeMarinis, Who are the people in the Radio?
By Anna Friz and around radio roadmovies by Don Sinclair, Chantal
Dumas and Christian Calon.


Radio Art on the radio
for your listening pleasure

Radio broadcasts on CBC Radio 1 99.1-FM of the Deep Wireless
commissioned pieces by Yves Daoust, Milena Droumeva, Geoff Siskind,
and Dragan Todorovic @ 11:45am on May 4, 11, 18, and 25, 2005; go
to for more information; Radio art
interventions on CKLN 89.1-FM throughout May; various broadcasts
across North America and even a few in Europe to help us celebrate
radio art in May.


Artist Talk/Demonstration
Anna Friz

Where: The Drake Hotel (1150 Queen St W), Toronto
When: May 14, 2005 @ 1pm

What is radio, what is radio art? A bit of the nuts and bolts of
radio transmission, and some central issues at stake for the art:
i.e. access to airwaves, creative appropriation of a mass medium
(rethinking radio), and development and celebration of sound culture.
Will include audio examples and low-watt FM transmitter show n¹ tell.


RADiO iN AMBiENCE - May 11th and May 18th 2005
@ HACiENDA - 794 Bathurst Street at Bloor - Toronto
(directly across from the Bathurst subway station)
Doors open at 9pm - 1st set at 9:30 - PayWhatYouCan

These special presentations by THE AMBiENT PiNG for Deep Wireless
feature experimental artists making extensive use of radio as a
live ambient sound source.

May 11th 2005 . RADiO iN AMBiENCE Part 1

This evening features live radio as part of a freely improvising
ensemble. Experimental looping cellist cheryl o is joined by the
innovative Rob Piilonen with his extended flute techniques and
treatments, the very funky Jennifer Gillmor on kamel n'goni and
bass guitar and sound artist and Hurdy Gurdy Man Ben Grossman on
short-wave radio/live sampling w/ effects. Ben will be pulling
sound 'out of the air' in the moment to add to the unexpected
improvisatory nature of the process.

May 18th 2005 . RADiO iN AMBiENCE Part 2

Montreal radio artist Anna Friz presents a radio solo for all
things transmissable-- live and treated. Tactile transmissions
of piezo mics and theremin, with an accompanying buzz of shortwave.

Allison Cameron uses contact mics to amplify small things. She
creates textured pieces with radios, samplers, tapes, Casio Sax
and various toys. Her compositions have been performed by the
likes of Arraymusic, Eve Egoyan, Les Couscous Bénévoles,
Maarten Altena Ensemble and the Bang On A Can All-Stars. Allison
will bring guests including Stephen Parkinson (electric guitar).


Radio Theatre 1 matinee
DATE: May 27, 2005 @ 1pm
The Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen Street West, Toronto
PWYC / FREE with student ID

This matinee performance includes excerpts from the Radio Theatre
live performances by Chris Brookes, Anna Friz, Eric Leonardson and
Evalyn Parry as well as excerpts from some of the Deep Wireless
residency commissions by Yves Daoust, Milena Droumeva, Geoff
Siskind and Dragan Todorovic.


Radio Theatre 1 May 27, 2005 @ 8pm,
Radio Theatre 2 May 28, 2005 @ 8pm
The Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen Street West, Toronto
each night $10 advance / $15 at the door
(FREE for conference attendees)

Two different evening performances, complete with live music
and radioscapes, that bring back the spontaneity of live radio
with performances by Eric Leonardson, Chris Brookes, Anna Friz,
and Evalyn Parry, alongside world premieres of radio works by
Yves Daoust, Milena Droumeva, Geoff Siskind, and Dragan Todorovic
commissioned through the Deep Wireless commissioning programme
with CBC Radio's "Out Front" and Charles Street Video as well as
new works by Helen Thorington and Steve Wadhams. Directed by Darren
Copeland and Mark Cassidy, "Radio Theatre" promises to keep you
on the edge of your seat with all the conventions of radio (past
and present) turned upside-down.


To Hell in a Handbasket with the Church of Harvey Christ Redeemer
DATE: May 27, 2005 @ 10pm
The Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen Street West, Toronto
$10 advance / $15 at the door (FREE for conference attendees)

Taste the Zeal! True Tales of Triumph over Trial and Tribulation!
Holy Headgear! Hymns and sermons! Barns Burnt! Fear not the
Apocalypse, come and get Left Behind with the Church of Harvey
Christ! Featuring Reverend Norm, Reverend Anna Montana, Reverend
Joalien and Reverend Randy Peters.

This performance will also be the Toronto launch of "The Dead
Beat Scrolls: The Largely Incomprehensible Teachings of Harvey
Christ" book and CD (Cumulus Press 2005).


O MONSTROUS VOICE LIKE MINE and other radio plays
by Gregory Whitehead
DATE: May 28, 2005 @ 10pm
The Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen Street West, Toronto
$10 advance / $15 at the door (FREE for conference attendees)

Gregory Whitehad will present a trio of short plays in the
foggy borderlands of documentary fiction: ³O Monstrous Voice Like
Mine²; ³On One Lost Hair² and ³The Perfect Scream.²


Radio RoadMix
DATE: May 29, 2005 @ 6pm
The Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen Street West, Toronto
cover $5 (FREE for conference attendees)

A mixture of pieces created with sounds collected during several
road trips across Canada and the USA. Emmanuel Madan will perform
excerpts from his ³FREEDOM HIGHWAY² alongside a presentation of
the ³Little man in the ear² by Christian Calon and Chantal Dumas.

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
Tel: 416-910-7231,,


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