Re: SOUNDplay 2005

Subject: Re: SOUNDplay 2005
From: David Ogborn (
Date: Wed Oct 05 2005 - 19:06:48 EDT

Hi Nadene,

I'd like to buy a student festival pass - can I just bring $20 cash to
the Oct 7th event, or do we need to arrange things ahead of time via the
magic of credit cards?

Yours truly,

Nadene wrote:
> Hi there
> This festival will be of interest to many of you on this list. Most of
> the events are happening between now and October 16th.
> Hope to see you there!
> Nadene
> ***
> New Adventures in Sound Art presents:
> The 4th annual SOUNDplay festival
> Various locations in Toronto
> September 16 ­ October 16, 2005
> Festival pass $25 / $20 students & Pleasure Dome members
> Weekend pass (Oct 14-15) $20 / $15 students & Pleasure Dome members
> A meeting point for experimentation in new media and sound art,
> encouraging new fusions of image, sound & text. SOUNDplay 2005 features:
> an e-book presentation by American tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE (in
> person), a prolific experimental video artist and writer who is
> appearing in Toronto for the first time; FAMEFAME (Toronto) who have
> developed a loyal following in Toronto for their live video commentaries
> on popular culture; La Cellule d'Intervention METAMKINE (France) brings
> new meaning to the term expanded cinema with their dynamic live
> improvisations using 7 16mm projectors, analog retro audio technology;
> Videomusique screenings (Québec artists) will include beautiful visual
> abstractions integrated with cutting edge electronic music; AGM05
> artists (European Artists) who have addressed the theme of Silence
> through sound installations and screenings.
> SOUNDPlay 2005 features screenings, installations, and performances
> co-presented with the Theatre Centre, the Camera bar, AMBiENT PiNG,
> Prefix, Pleasure Dome and AGM 2005.
> Oct 7-9, 11-13
> Videomusique screenings
> 7 & 9pm $10/$8 students
> free with festival pass
> The Camera bar, 1028 Queen Street West, Toronto
> Videomusique is a recent development in Québec where electroacoustic
> sound artists have expanded their palette to include abstract
> non-narrative digital video in their expression. This program gives a
> sampling of recent work in this provocative new genre. Screeings include
> "Sieves" by Jean Piché, "Treelogy" by Nicolas Bernier/Delphine Measroch,
> "Variations" by Inés Wickmann/Chantale Laplante, and "Die Dyer" by Alain
> Pelletier/Marcelle Deschênes
> Sep 29 to Oct 8
> "Quieting" by Christof Migone
> Sound installation
> noon to 5 pm FREE
> Prefix Audio Art Gallery, 401 Richmond Street West #124, Toronto
> In 1996 I recorded the cannon that is fired every day at noon from the
> Citadel in Halifax, Nova Scotia. All the pieces in Quieting are based on
> that recording or inspired by the shock of the shot.
> Tuesday October 11
> Richard Crow Performance + NAW
> 9:30pm PWYC
> THE AMBiENT PiNG, Hacienda Club, 794 Bathurst Street at Bloor
> UK based Richard Crow is an interdisciplinary artist who uses sound &
> noise in a performative way, for its spatial and subjective qualities
> and above all for its psychological implications for the listener. The
> title of tonight's performance is "phantom music - an aural hallucination".
> In the second set NAW (aka Neil Wiernik) will be doing a rare live
> performance of some of his recent ambient material. Wiernik requested
> both Aidan Baker and Nathan McNinch to provide him with material played
> in a specific manner to be worked with in the studio as his
> compositional elements. NAW will perform on laptop, MIDI controlled and
> various software applications to manipulate and contort these sounds
> into cinematic works for the ears.
> Oct 12 @ 7pm opening reception and performance
> "Speaker, stain, silence" by Richard Crow
> Sound installation
> Continues Oct 12 to Oct 15 FREE
> noon to 5 pm with performances by the artist from 1 to 2 pm everyday
> Prefix Audio Art Gallery
> 401 Richmond Street West #124, Toronto
> Visitors/listeners to Prefix will confront a profound silence (or
> disquiet), where silence as a physical situation can be addressed and
> made palpable.
> Friday, October 14, doors open 8 pm @ Latvian House, 491 College St.
> tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE with special appearance by FAMEFAME
> Tickets $15 / $10 students and Pleasure Dome members
> Free with Festival or Weekend pass
> This evening will include the Audio/visual installation Silence by Iben
> Bentzen, the video sculpture Kaleidoscope by Lyla Rye, the premiere of
> FAMEFAME¹s "Micro Omnibus" and "Story of a Fructiferous Society" An
> e-book/video from tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE (In Person).
> Saturday, October 15, doors open 8 pm @ Latvian House, 491 College St.
> Features La Cellule d'Intervention METAMKINE
> Tickets $15 / $10 students and Pleasure Dome members
> Free with Festival or Weekend pass
> This evening will include the sound installation "Silence" by Iben
> Bentzen, the video sculpture "Kaleidoscope" by Lyla Rye, screenings of
> works by Katarina Löfström and performances by La Cellule d'Intervention
> Sunday, October 16 noon-4pm, Latvian House, 491 College St.
> Workshop by La Cellule d'Intervention METAMKINE
> $40 / $35 students & PD members (discount with pass)
> Get a first hand glimpse of the inventive techniques employed by La
> Cellule d'Intervention METAMKINE in their performances. Learn about how
> they manipulate 16mm film stock, create film loops, and how they combine
> these with analog synthesizers, audio processing and tape machines to
> build a dynamic multi-sensory and multi-disciplinary improvisation
> practice.
> 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 SOUNDplay.
> For more info contact Nadene Theriault-Copeland at 416-910-7231,
> or or go to

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