TransX Transmission Art Symposium registration now open Register on-line Now!


May 22 – 24 @ the Wychwood Theatre, #176
$70 / $40 (students)

This year, the TransX Symposium includes a full day of soundhacking workshops!!!

NAISA is pleased to announce the 4th edition of the TransX Transmission Art Symposium featuring the keynote address: What we’ve learned so far – 10 years of Mobile Radio by Knut Aufermann and Sarah Washington (co-presented with the Goethe Institute). The symposium will also include panel discussions, paper presentations and performances as well as a full day of soundhacking workshops as part of the annual Deep Wireless Festival of Radio & Transmission Art. Performances/presentations/papers/workshops included by: Dan Tapper (UK), Sarah Boothroyd (BC, Can), Doug Van Nort (ON, Can), Elliott Fienberg (ON, Can), Knut Aufermann/Sarah Washington (Berlin, Germany), and Peter Flemming (QC, Can).   

On the final day (May 24) from 10am – 4pm will be a full day of soundhacking workshops including Experimental Electromagneticks by Peter Flemming (creating an improvised loudspeaker along with a found-object resonators); Magnetic Signals and Radiophonic Soundscapes: VLF Workshop with Dan Tapper, Micro-Radio Transmitter workshop with Michael Postma and Radio Hacking with Mobile Radio (hacking portable transistor radios to uncover their possibilities as musical instruments).  Symposium registration also gets you into the two evening performances.

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.