is an internationally acclaimed composer/sound artist Colin Black. Black won the prestigious Prix Italia Award (2003) in the category Best “Music Radio - Composed Work” for composing and producing his major work The Ears Outside My Listening Room. BBC Radio 3 described this work as "a haunting evocation of Australia", while the Prix Italia Award’s International Jury Report states that it, "... lived up to the claim … that here was a patchwork sonic quilt that can be passed down the generations." In 2009 Black was commissioned by Deutschlandradio Kultur's Klangkunst to create a feature length sound art work from field recordings made in East Germany entitled Kilian's Antipodean Dream.
has contributed numerous documentaries to CBC Radio, including a feature for IDEAS which was awarded a Bronze Medal in History at New York Festivals in 2010. Her sound art has been presented in over a dozen countries, she holds a master's degree in broadcast journalism, and she has also earned awards from Third Coast International Audio Festival, the European Broadcasting Union, and La Muse En Circuit.
was born in Calgary in 1949 and grew up in Ontario and Nova Scotia. In 1973 he joined the Western Front in Vancouver, one of Canada’s first artist-run centres. His has explored performance, video, radio and telecommunications art. Interested in networks of exchange, he has travelled widely and collaborated with artists from all over the world, particularly in Asia. In 1999, he was a co-founder of the Vancouver International Centre for Contemporary Asian Art (Centre A).
is Technical Director and webmaster at NAISA. He is a sound artist, music composer and multimedia producer (video/web/graphics). He first composed exclusively for instrumental music ensembles but since 2004 his work has been devoted to the sonic arts, transforming soundscapes and other recorded sounds. He also works doing sound design for film, soundscape recording and multichannel sound diffusion and mixing. www.hcenteno.net
is a contemporary sound and installation artist from Vancouver. He creates radio, installations, network projects, performances, curatorial projects, and handmade CD editions. Recent works include "Spark-Writing" (2004), "Preying Insect Robots" (2006), "The Laughing Dress" (a collaboration with Lori Weidenhammer, commissioned by Video Pool, 2008), and "Poison Mentor" (2009). Visit http://absolutevalueofnoise.ca
is a radio feature producer, soundscape composer and poet working internationally. She returns to Toronto from Prague with two new soundwalk compositions airing this spring on Czech Vltava Radio and the EBU . She conducts workshops. lectures and teaches Art as Inquiry-Research at Anglo American University and Charles University in Prague. She is a soundwalk composer with the Vancouver Soundwalk Collective, Prague Acousmatics, Dunna Drava National Park (Hungary) and boardmember of the WFAE and CASE. www.andreadancer.wordpress.com
is a writer, journalist and sound artist living in Hamilton Ontario. She takes a creative approach towards sound making, using her microphone to gather sounds and her computer to organize them in ways which reflect the way she hears the world. With a background in both journalism and art, one of her goals is to create, and help others create, works which portray reality in a creative and evocative way. She has worked in community and public radio in Canada and the United States, and is now an independent producer creating multimedia works for the internet. She has recently returned from Central America where she gathered material for the radio and podcast series The Green Planet Monitor www.greenplanetmonitor.net
is the host and producer of CBC Radio's Wiretap. He's a frequent contributor to This American Life, and a weekly humour columnist for the National Post. He is the author, most recently, of Ladies and Gentlemen, The Bible!, a book of retold stories from The Old Testmant.
is the host and program director of REMIX Radio from PRX, a 24 hour, experimental public radio story stream broadcast online, on XM 136 and public radio stations across the country. He is also the producer and host of 99% Invisible, a weekly design and architecture series, produced with KALW in San Francisco.
is an audio documentary producer, media educator, and co-founder of Big Shed. In 2009, he launched Place + Memory, a public media project mapping a landscape of remembered places. When he isn’t producing his own work, he is assisting educators, artists, organizations, and other media makers in exploring sound and storytelling. Shea recently relocated from Washington, DC to Montreal, QC.
Big Shed - http://bigshed.org / Place + Memory - http://www.placeandmemory.org
is an artist and technician working in Vancouver since 1998. Since co-founding FirstFloor Electronix in 1995 while working at
Ars Electronica Center he has participated in a wide variety of artistic endeavors online and on-air under the monikers PC Omez and
Flexneck. More recently he has been working on projects involving the basic ingredients of contemporary techno-art: wifi, cellphones, GPS and robots.
is the host and the creator of Spark, a radio show/podcast about technology and culture, which airs nationally on CBC Radio, and lives online at cbc.ca/spark. She was the founding host of Definitely not the Opera. As a journalist and speaker, Nora is interested in how new technology shapes the way we relate to ourselves, each other, and to the world around us.
is an internationally renowned radiomaker and audio artist, with credits of well over one hundred radio plays, essays and acoustic adventures. The London Daily Telegraph has reviewed his work as “extraordinarily seductive and involving”, while his Sony Gold Academy Award winning The Loneliest Road was hailed as “a master class of sound”. Gregory is also a frequent performer in literary cabarets and off off theatre, and a featured guest speaker at conferences and festivals throughout the US and Europe.