Colloque – TIES 2015 — Toronto International Electroacoustic Symposium (TIES)


TIES 2015 — Toronto International Electroacoustic Symposium (TIES)

SYMPOSIUM OVERVIEW

Toronto Aug 19 – 22, 2015
Wychwood Theatre, 601 Christie St #176
Artscape Wychwood Barns

New Adventures in Sound Art (NAISA), The Canadian Electroacoustic Community (CEC), and the Canadian Music Centre (CMC) are pleased to announce the 9th edition of the Toronto International Electroacoustic Symposium (TIES), and delighted to welcome composer, performer and hardware hacking pioneer Nicolas Collins as Keynote Speaker this year.

TIES is a unique point of convergence for a growing international community of diverse electroacoustic (EA) practitioners. We look forward to seeing you at TIES 2015, where you can explore and share new developments in equipment and software development, and perspectives on performance and research practices, while expanding your artistic and professional network.

Schedule Summary

For more information, including all abstracts, programme notes and biographies, please refer to the TIES programme booklet.

Day 1 — Wednesday 19 August
VENUE: Wychwood Theatre and the NAISA Space

  • 18:30–19:30 • Opening Reception and Bosch & Simons Installation
  • 19:30–21:30 • Symposium Concert #1
  • 21:30-23:30 • Symposium Dinner [ pre-registration required! ]
  • Day 2 — Thursday 20 August
    VENUES: 09:15-12:30 at the CMC / 14:30-21:30 in the Wychwood Theatre and the NAISA Space
  • 18:30–19:30 • Installations [NAISA Space (Studio #252)]
  • 09:15–9:45 • Coffee
  • 09:45–11:15 • Paper Session #1: Listening
  • 11:15–11:30 • Break
  • 11:30–12:30 • Paper Session #2: Algorithmic Creation
  • 12:30–14:30 • Lunch
  • 14:30–16:00 • Keynote Lecture by Nicolas Collins + Q&A
  • 16:00–16:30 • Break
  • 16:30–17:30 • Lecture-Recital
  • 17:30–19:30 • Dinner Break
  • 19:30–21:30 • Sound Travels Concert #1 Unstable Rationality
  • Day 3 — Friday 21 August
    VENUES: 09:15-12:30 at the CMC / 14:30-21:30 in the Wychwood Theatre and the NAISA Space

  • 18:30–19:30 • Installations
  • 09:15–9:45 • Coffee
  • 09:45–10:45 • Paper Session #3: Education/Pedagogy
  • 10:45-11:00 • Break
  • 11:00–11:30 • Paper Session #4: Mirlitones
  • 11:30–12:30 • Panel Session with Dr. Louise Harris and Nick Fells
  • 12:30-14:30 • Lunch
  • 14:30–16:00 • Symposium Concert #2
  • 16:00-16:30 • Break
  • 16:30–17:30 • Lecture-Recital
  • 17:30-19:30 • Dinner Break
  • 19:30–21:30 • Symposium Concert #3
  • Day 4 — Saturday 22 August
    VENUE: Wychwood Theatre

  • 10:00-15:00 + 19:00–20:00 • Installations
  • 09:15–9:45 • Coffee
  • 09:45–10:45 • Paper Session #5: Musicking
  • 10:45-11:00 • Break
  • 11:00–12:30 • Lecture Recitals
  • 12:30-14:30 • Lunch
  • 14:30–16:00 • Symposium Concert #4
  • 16:00-16:30 • Break
  • 16:30–17:30 • CEC AGM [NB: in the NAISA space]
  • 17:30-19:30 • Dinner Break
  • 19:30–21:30 • Sound Travels Concert #2 « Revealing Origins »
  • Locations / Directions

    Artscape Wychwood Barns

    601 Christie Street, Toronto [ Google maps ]
    http://www.wychwoodbarnscommunity.ca

    Public transportation (TTC) — Take the 126 Christie bus either north from Christie Station or south from St. Clair West Station and get off at Benson Avenue. Or, from the St. Clair West Staton take the 512 St. Clair streetcar westbound and exit at either St. Clair or Wychwood (about 2 min.), then walk south to Benson. Once you pass Benson, you can enter the Barns from either the Christie or Wychwood side.

    By foot — From the St. Clair West Subway Station walk west to Wychwood Avenue or Christie Street and then south to Benson Avenue. Once you pass Benson, you can enter the Barns from either the Christie or Wychwood side.

    By car — From the 401 take the Allen Expressway south to Eglinton. Go west (right) on Eglinton (400 m) and then South (left) on Oakwood and left onto Vaughan Street (300 m). Follow Vaughan to St. Clair West, (1.5 km), and turn west (right) onto St. Clair. Turn south (left) from there onto either Wychwood or Christie (200 m). There is street parking on the Christie and Wychwood sides of the building.

    Canadian Music Centre (CMC)

    20 St. Joseph Street, Toronto [ Google maps ]
    http://musiccentre.ca

    Public transportation (TTC) — The CMC is located just off Yonge Street, a short walk from several subway stations: Wellesley (closest), Museum, Yonge/Bloor or Bay.

    By foot — From Wellesley Station, walk west along Wellesley towards Yonge and cross at the lights to the west side of Yonge. Walk north along Yonge until you reach St. Joseph Street then turn left heading west. The CMC is located on the north side of St. Joseph Street.

    By car — From the 401 take the Yonge Street exit and drive south (5 km). Just past Bloor Street, turn right onto Irwin Avenue. Make a left onto Bay Street, and another immediate left onto St. Joseph Street (a one-way street, running east). Please note that parking is expensive and very limited in downtown Toronto.

    Travelling from the CMC to the Artscape Wychwood Barns

    Public transportation (TTC), v.01 — Take the Yonge subway line north from Wellesley Station to Bloor/Yonge Station, transfer to the Bloor line and take the subway west to St. George Station. Transfer at St. George to a northbound subway train and get off at St. Clair West Station. Take the 512 St. Clair streetcar westbound and exit at either Christie or Wychwood (about 2 min.), then walk south to Benson. Once you pass Benson, you can enter the Barns from either the Christie or Wychwood side.

    Public transportation (TTC), v.02 — From the CMC, walk west along St. Joseph Street towards Queen’s Park. Walk to the north end of Queen’s Park and board the subway at Museum Station (the entrance is located on the west side of Queen’s Park in front of the Royal Ontario Museum). Take the northbound subway to St. Clair West Station. Take the 512 St. Clair streetcar westbound and exit at either Christie or Wychwood (about 2 min.), then walk south to Benson. Once you pass Benson, you can enter the Barns from either the Christie or Wychwood side.

    By car — Head north on Yonge, turn left heading west on Charles Street, turn right heading north on Bay Street. Bay terminates at Davenport Road. Turn left onto Davenport. When Davenport intersects with Bathurst, turn right, heading north (1.5 km). Third street on the left, turn left. Wychwood Barns is at the t-junction of Wychwood Avenue.

    Organisation

    Review Committee / Comité de sélection
    Eldad Tsabary, Acting Chair (CEC / Concordia University)

    Kevin Austin (Concordia University)
    Christina Baade (McMaster University)
    Natasha Barrett (Oslo)
    David Berezan (MANTIS)
    Nicolas Bernier (Université de Montréal)
    Manuella Blackburn (Liverpool Hope University)
    Myriam Bleau (Montréal)
    Rose Bolton (Toronto)
    Yves Daoust (Conservatoire de Montréal)
    Louis Dufort (Conservatoire de Montréal)
    Chantal Dumas (Montréal)
    Arne Eigenfeldt (Simon Fraser University)
    Ken Fields (University of Calgary)
    Gilles Gobeil (CÉGEP de Drummondville)
    Peter Hatch (Wilfried Laurier University)
    Bentley Jarvis (OCAD University)
    Emilie LeBel (Toronto)
    Cort Lippe (University at Buffalo)
    Gordon Monohan (Electric Eclectics)
    Steven Naylor (Acadia University)
    David Ogborn (McMaster University)
    Shawn Pinchbeck (CEC / University of Birmingham)
    Laurie Radford (CEC / University of Calgary)
    Godfried-Willem Raes (Logos Foundation)
    Scott Smallwood (University of Alberta)
    Andrew Staniland (Memorial University)
    D. Andrew Stewart (University of Lethbridge, AB)
    Jessica Thompson (University of Waterloo)
    Helen Thorington (New Radio & Performing Arts, Inc.)
    Adam Tindale (OCAD University)
    Jane Tingley (University of Waterloo)
    Barry Truax (Simon Fraser University)
    Doug Van Nort (York University)
    Jamie Woollard (Montréal)
    John Wynne (University of the Arts London)

    Organising Committee / Comité d’organisation

    Kevin Austin (Concordia University)
    jef chippewa (Canadian Electroacoustic Community)
    Darren Copeland (New Adventures in Sound Art)
    Matthew Fava (Canadian Music Centre)
    Nadene Thériault-Copeland (New Adventures in Sound Art)
    Eldad Tsabary (CEC / Concordia University)

    New Adventures in Sound Art, 601 Christie Street #252, Toronto, ON M6G 4C7
    naisa@naisa.ca – Tel: 416 652 5115
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