20090812synthecyletrontake2SOUND TRAVELS INSTALLATIONS

Synthecycletron by Barry Prophet Interactive installation now open 24/7 on Toronto Island
July 15 – Oct 31, 24/7, FREE
Between the pier and the boardwalk on Centre Island
Toronto Island

Visitors that encounter the Synthecycletron, a favourite amongst Toronto cyclists, generate power by pedalling on stationary bicycles which in turn activate synthesizers and generate sounds connected to their movements.

New Adventures in Sound Art

About: New Adventures in Sound Art

New Adventures in Sound Art (NAISA) is a non-profit organization, based in Toronto, that presents performances and installations spanning the entire spectrum of electroacoustic and experimental sound art. NAISA’s annual events include: the Deep Wireless Festival of Radio & Transmission Art in May, the Sound Travels Festival of Sound Art in August, NAISA’s participation in the international Art’s Birthday celebration in January, as well as the NAISA Sound Bash Series in March and the SOUNDplay series in November. 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.

Categories: Installations