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Live Stage: radioCona:Zima FM [sl Ljubljana + online]

untitled.pngradioCona:Zima FM / radioCona:Winter FM :: February 15–19, 2015, 19:09* till late, very late at night :: radioCona FM 88.8MHz, Ljubljana, Slovenia and stream. *radioCona will tune in for five days in a row exactly at nightfall. This is the time when the atmosphere is no longer filled with the fine sunlight, when the sun reaches 18 degrees or more below the horizon.

Curated by Jasmina Založnik, Brane Zorman, Irena Pivka, and Jeff Kolar radioCona:Zima FM is a soundart and radioart exhibition that takes place across an FM frequency. It brings together and presents a selection of works combining the medium of radio or sound with a winter landscape, with a special focus on nighttime. Continue reading

Feb 13, 2015
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felix_kubin_1_sm.jpgPARALEKTRONOIA, Part I :: December 4, 2014; 7:00 – 10:00 pm :: The New School – John L. Tishman Auditorium, University Center, 63 Fifth Avenue, Room U100, New York, NY :: PARALEKTRONOIA, Part II :: December 6, 2014; 12:00 – 6:00 pm :: The New School – Anna-Maria & Stephen Kellen Auditorium, Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, 66 Fifth Avenue New York, NY.

((audience)), The School of Media Studies and Parsons Urban present PARALEKTRONOIA, a two-day festival of radio which includes a lecture/presentation by German sound artist Felix Kubin; a conversation between Kubin and Albert Glinsky (author of Theremin: Ether Music and Espionage) with a response from art historian Branden Joseph; a sound walk; and a “screening” of selected radio plays by Kubin, Anna Friz and Gregory Whitehead. Continue reading

Nov 29, 2014
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Radius Episode 57: Amanda Gutiérrez [us Chicago, IL]

radius.jpgRadius Episode 57: Giants Are Sleeping (00:00*) by Amanda Gutiérrez :: Installation and Broadcast from Comfort Station, Logan Square, Chicago :: November 29, 2014, 7:00 – 10:00 pm (CST).

Giants Are Sleeping aims to reflect the identity, transformation, and ownership of one Chicago electrical substation. Exploring the relationship between human memory and architecture, the installation pairs an interview with Kenneth Corrigan, a bookseller who inhabited the abandoned electrical substation in 1984, with a charcoal animation that uses substation photo archives as its main reference. Drawing techniques are the vehicle to convey symbolic connections that link the historical aspects of these buildings, while the radio becomes the narrative’s voice over. Continue reading

Nov 4, 2014
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Live Stage: Radius Episode 56 – Martin Howse

a4d2c340-7181-4a88-b9d6-660d95c5bbaf.jpgRadius Episode 56: Martin Howse’s Carrier/Container/Detektor in coordination with current space weather forecast conditions on October 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, and 26 at 10:00 pm CST. Broadcast locally (Chicago, IL) on 88.9-FM with a secondary stream online.

Martin Howse is occupied with an artistic investigation of the links between the earth (geophysical phenomena), software, and the human psyche (psychogeophysics), proposing a return to animism within a critical misuse of scientific technology. Continue reading

Oct 16, 2014
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Radio Receiver as Musical Instrument: an essay

220px-jon_leidecker_01.jpgRadio Music, An essay by Jon Leidecker

“Radio Music” connects three examples from the history of the potential of the radio receiver as musical instrument, from its early beginnings in the twenties as captured on a comedy record, to formal art experiments in the forties and fifties, to its nostalgic presence in one of the very first song-based pop music collage albums, which heralded the now familiar practice of sampling. Continue reading

Jun 2, 2013
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Tetsuo Kogawa And Yasunao Tone On Radio Art

rwm2.jpg Listen to a conversation between Tetsuo Kogawa And Yasunao Tone On Radio Art :: Lines Of Sight is a Ràdio Web MACBA podcast series, curated by Barbara Held and Pilar Subirà, which takes its name from the interconnected points of the global resonant space created by radio and other wireless technologies. From out of the extraordinary array of music that plays on this world-wide stage, the series follows threads as diverse as musical notation and non-linear composition, and introduces artists who explore the ideas around transmission as a medium for creative expression.
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Jun 6, 2012
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TransX Transmission Art Symposium Schedule [ca Toronto]

web.jpgYou can listen to the Trans-X Symposium live today and tomorrow on NAISA Radio via (see schedule below).

Saturday May 26th ::

10:00 am Keynote Address: Foundations of Transmission Art by Galen Joseph-Hunter
Informed by her recent publication Transmission Arts: Artists and Airwaves (PAJ Publications: 2011), Joseph-Hunter will discuss key inventors, activists, and organizations, including free103point9, who have helped pave the way for Transmission Arts. Citations of specific artists and works will spark dialogue towards defining the qualitative principles of the genre.

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May 26, 2012
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Call for Participation: Radio Art & Sound Art: “AIR / EAR” installation

folder.jpgCall for ParticipationRadio Art & Sound Art: “AIR / EAR” installation :: Second collective installation of radio art and sound art will open in San Justo, Santa Fe, Argentina :: Audio by June 1, 2012 :: to ::

“Radio signals are not, as commonly thought, a recent phenomenon. Nature has spoken through radio signals from the origins of the universe. ”

“In an age of high technology, such as now, we are surrounded by many electronic devices, which manage our day to day operations. They can be useless or useful. We are so accustomed to their presence; they are part of the environment that we see every morning on waking. ” Continue reading

May 18, 2012
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Jon Leidecker – Radio Web MACBA series

rwm2.jpg Jon Leidecker, curator :: VARIATIONS, a podcast series on the history of appropriative music :: Ràdio Web MACBA :: A compilation of all the episodes available so far of the ongoing series by the plunderphonic musician and historian Jon Leidecker :: See below for podcast and transcript info.

The idea of a completely original piece of music is fairly recent. Music was passed on through sound, through generations, even for centuries after the invention of written music. Only in the 14th century did it become standard practice for a composer to sign his name to a piece of music and claim it entirely as his own, giving rise to the cult of the individual composer. Continue reading

May 12, 2012
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Call for Papers: Trans-X Symposium

transmission.jpgTrans-X Symposium: A Symposium About Transmission Art :: May 25-27, 2012 :: Call for Papers — Deadline March 16.

Rooted in the earliest experiments with radio, Transmission Art has continued to flourish with experiments with wireless communications technology over the past 100 years. The 21st Century is not excluded from this experimentation as artists have ventured into exploring a variety of mobile-based platforms and more lesser known forms of transmission such as VLF. The terrain of transmission art is dynamic and fluid, always open to redefinition. Continue reading

Mar 6, 2012
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