New Adventures in Sound Art (NAISA)
Since 2011

BIO
New Adventures in Sound Art (NAISA) is a non-profit organization, based in Toronto, that produces performances and installations spanning the entire spectrum of electroacoustic and experimental sound art. Included in its productions are: Deep Wireless, Sound Travels, Arts Birthday and SOUNDplay. 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.
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EVENT

NAISA SOUNDhackers #17


Dates:
Thu Oct 22, 2015 19:00 - Thu Oct 22, 2015

Location:
Toronto, Canada

NAISA SOUNDhackers #17
Featuring an artist talk by Constantine Katsiris
Oct 22, 7-9pm, FREE
the NAISA Space, 601 Christie St. #252

Soundhackers is a free monthly meetup co-presented by NAISA, dedicated to exploring techniques in sound art and music technology. To join Soundhackers visit http://www.meetup.com/soundhackers/

Featured this month is Constantine Katsiris from Vancouver. His solo project Scant Intone varies from stark minimalist tones to densely complex textures with a sound palette that incorporates elements of field recordings, radio frequencies, hand-drawn waveforms, raw data, and digital sound synthesis. Katsiris will perform at the NAISA Space on Sunday October 25.


EVENT

SoundScary (SOUNDplay installation)


Dates:
Sat Oct 24, 2015 17:00 - Sat Oct 24, 2015

Location:
Toronto, Canada

SoundScary (SOUNDplay installation)
Oct 24, 5-10pm, FREE
Part of the Boo! at the Barns event
The Covered Street, Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie St.

NAISA says goodbye to seven years at the Artscape Wychwood Barns with its last official event at the Barns. Look for the NAISA table in the Covered Street and visit the NAISA Space upstairs in Studio 252 to try your hands at the Playing the NAISA Spaceinstallation during the Boo! in the Barns Hallowe’en party for all ages.


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Trilogie d'ondes with Gilles Gobeil and Suzanne Binet-Audet


Dates:
Fri Oct 30, 2015 20:00 - Fri Oct 30, 2015

Location:
Toronto, Canada

Trilogie d'ondes with Gilles Gobeil and Suzanne Binet-Audet
Presented by Array Music in association with New Adventures in Sound Art
October 30th, 8 PM ($20)
Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave, Toronto

Suzanne Binet-Audet will perform a trilogy of works composed by Gilles Gobeil on the ondes Martenot as part of her international tour. Array Artistic Director Rick Sacks will also perform a version of Gilles Gobeil’s GOLEM that Sacks commissioned for the MalletKat.


EVENT

Playing the NAISA Space, part 2


Dates:
Sun Oct 25, 2015 20:00 - Sun Oct 25, 2015

Location:
Toronto, Canada

Playing the NAISA Space, part 2
Performance by Scant Intone
Oct 25, 2015 at 8:00 pm
NAISA Space, 601 Christie Street, #252
General $10

The second Playing the NAISA Space performance features a special Sunday night performance by Scant Intone (Constantine Katsiris) from Vancouver.


EVENT

Playing the NAISA Space, part 1: Lisa Conway


Dates:
Fri Oct 16, 2015 20:00 - Fri Oct 16, 2015

Location:
Toronto, Canada

Playing the NAISA Space, part 1
Performance of Fluid Intentions by Lisa Conway
Oct 16, 2015 at 8:00 pm
NAISA Space, 601 Christie Street, #252
General $10

The first Playing the NAISA Space performance will include a performance of Fluid Intentions by Lisa Conway, a re-imagination of a multi-channel work from the artist’s ongoing Imaginary Headscapes series.