NAISA Radio Without Boundaries conference May 27

Very cool (and affordable) audio conference out of Toronto. More details at Check it out! -Mia PS: BIG discounts if you apply today.


April 30th is the last chance to get the early bird discount to the Radio Without Boundaries conference! NAISA is also offering a discount to AIR members – this is over and above both the early bird and community radio discounts!

So for AIR members, this could mean as much as $60 off the $150 conference pass. To register go to

Here’s a snap shot of what’s included in the conference. We are very excited to include AIR’s Sue Schardt, Third Coast Festival’s Julie Shapiro, award-winning radio producer Scott Carrier and CBC radio’s DNTO host/producer Sook-Yin Lee amongst the many talented artists and radio producers included in this year’s conference. ___________

NEW ADVENTURES IN SOUND ART is pleased to launch the 8th edition of the RADIO WITHOUT BOUNDARIES CONFERENCE May 27 – 29, 2010 as part of NAISA’s annual month-long Deep Wireless Festival of Radio & Transmission Art in May. The Radio Without Boundaries conference explores the many potentials, boundaries and artist perspectives of radio.

Conference speakers/topics include:

– Two Tin Cans and a String by Sook-Yin Lee (Canada – CBC’s DNTO) about how communication, storytelling and first person expression connect with her DIY practice that was born through music, film and TV and which she continues to explore in radio – The Neighborhood by Scott Carrier (USA – This American Life, the Savvy Traveler, All things considered & Hearing Voices). Scott will discuss and play examples of radio stories he produced that are cultural histories of his home, Salt Lake City and composed of interviews with “average” citizens – The DEW Project and Electromagnetic Boundaries in the Arctic by Charles Stankievech (Canada), is about the history of the electromagnetic in the Arctic – Don’t Tell My Ears Where To Go by Frank Kaspar (Germany, co- presented by the Goethe Institute Toronto), about new Hörspiel and Documentary approaches in the spirit of Glenn Gould’s “Contrapuntal Radio” CBC documentaries – Radio Documentary-Feature as Poetry, Drama and Sound Art by Andrea Dancer (Canada) – Visual Radio with Anna Friz, Emmanuel Madan, Kathy Kennedy and Andreas Kahre – Neighbourhood Transmissions: Radio Jean-Talon (Kathy Kennedy) and The Neighbourhood Stories Project (Reena Katz and Emmy Pantin) – Radio Transformed: a Web of Possibilities with Julie Shapiro (Third Coast Festival), Sue Schardt (Association of Independents in Radio), Ian Pringle (Commonwealth of Learning) & Christof Migone (Audio Artist and Director of Blackwood Gallery).

Workshops include: – Listening Sessions with Götz Naleppa (Germany – co-presented by the Goethe Institute Toronto) and Gregory Whitehead (USA) – Transmitter Workshop with Hector Centeno – Talking It Up (an interview workshop) with Victoria Fenner

Your conference registration fee also gets you into all Deep Wireless festival events and performances for free. ___________________________________________________________ Help NAISA celebrate Radio Art during May at the Artscape Wychwood Barns

NAISA Inquiries & general information:

Nadene Thériault-Copeland Managing Director New Adventures in Sound Art Address: Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie St #252, Toronto, ON M6G 4C7 Tel 416 652 5115

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