Friday, January 19, 2018
Event Title: Meet The Sponge Maker - Performance and Artist Talk with Martin Marier
  • Region: Ontario
  • Venue / Location: NAISA North Media Arts Centre, 106 Ottawa Avenue, South River, ON, P0A 1X0
  • Time: 7:00pm
  • Price: --
  • Genre: Electronic / Multimedia
  • External Link: Deep Wireless Festival
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Description:

A special highlight of NAISA's Friday night Arts Meetup series is a performance by and conversation with Martin Marier who has created The Sponge, an electronic musical instrument. This presentation will be streamed on NAISA Radio and recorded for NAISA's Making Waves radio program for WGXC Wave Farm and will feature performances by Marier of the compositions he has created for The Sponge.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Event Title: Art’s Birthday Euroradio Broadcast Performance with Martin Marier
  • Region: Ontario
  • Venue / Location: NAISA North Media Arts Centre, 106 Ottawa Avenue, South River, ON, P0A 1X0
  • Time: 3:00pm
  • Price: --
  • Genre: Electronic / Multimedia
  • External Link: Art's Birthday
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Description:

NAISA's Deep Wireless Festival of Radio and Transmission Art opens on January 17 with Art’s Birthday, a celebration of art that happens worldwide every year. Art’s Birthday was envisioned in the sixties by Fluxus artist Robert Filliou in his work "A Whispered Art History" in which he declared that the birth of art happened when someone dropped a dry sponge into a bucket of water.