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2019

Slow Radio Broadcast, Earth Day, Monday, April 22, 2019

Connect your everyday activities to the twenty-four-hour cycle of the wetland on participating radio stations or online, in sync with your local time.

  1. Worldwide Internet Stream: wetlandproject.com/stream
  2. Vancouver, BC: Vancouver Co-operative Radio CFRO 100.5 FM
    Monday, April 22, 4 am to Tuesday, April 23, 6 am
  3. Vancouver, BC: University of British Columbia Radio CITR 101.9 FM
    Monday, April 22, 12 am to Tuesday, April 23, 12 am
  4. Powell River, BC: Powell River Community Radio CJMP 90.1 FM
    Monday, April 22, 12 am to Tuesday, April 23, 12 am
  5. Edmonton, AB: Edmonton Independent Radio CJSR 88.5 FM
    Monday, April 22, 12 am to Tuesday, April 23, 6 am
  6. Regina, SK: Regina Community Radio CJTR 91.3 FM
    Monday, April 22, 9 am to 10 am
  7. Thunder Bay, ON: Lakehead University Radio CILU 102.7 FM
    Monday, April 22, 12 am to 12 pm and 6 pm to 12 am
  8. London, ON: Radio Western CHRW 94.9 FM
    Monday, April 22, 6 am to 7 am
  9. Toronto, ON: Ryerson University Radio CJRU 1280 AM
    Sunday, April 21, 10 pm to Monday, April 22, 9 am
  10. Montréal, QC: McGill University Radio CKUT 90.3 FM
    Monday, April 22, 12 pm to 3 pm
  11. San Francisco, CA: San Francisco Public Radio KALW 91.7 FM
    Monday, April 22, 5 pm to 5:30 pm and 10 pm to 11 pm

Presented by Vancouver Co-operative Radio

2018

Audiovisual Installation, April 21 to May 18, 2018

Opening Celebration, Friday, April 20, 7 pm
Experience the wetland in a synesthetic flow of immersive sound and colour.

  1. VIVO Media Arts Centre, 2625 Kaslo Street, Vancouver, BC
Slow Radio Broadcast, Earth Day, Sunday, April 22, 2018

Connect your everyday activities to the twenty-four-hour cycle of the wetland on participating radio stations or online, in sync with your local time.

  1. Worldwide Internet Stream: wetlandproject.com/stream
  2. Vancouver, BC: Vancouver Co-operative Radio CFRO 100.5 FM
  3. Powell River, BC: Powell River Community Radio CJMP 90.1 FM
  4. Edmonton, AB: Edmonton Independent Radio CJSR 88.5 FM
  5. Thunder Bay, ON: Lakehead University Radio CILU 102.7 FM
  6. Toronto, ON: Ryerson University Radio CJRU 1280 AM

Presented by Vancouver Co-operative Radio and CRES Media Arts Committee

Musical Performance, Saturday, April 28, 2018

Hear acclaimed vocal ensemble musica intima perform Wetland Senario, a new musical work comprised of sounds transcribed from field recordings of a Saturna Island marsh.

  1. Griffin Art Projects, 1174 Welch Street, North Vancouver, BC, 12 pm
  2. Griffin Art Projects, 1174 Welch Street, North Vancouver, BC, 4 pm
  3. Contemporary Art Gallery, 555 Nelson Street, Vancouver, BC, 7:30 pm
Soundwalk, Lunch and Talk, Sunday, May 6, 2018
  1. Soundwalk along Still Creek with Brady Marks and Mark Timmings, 11 am
    Meet on the east side of Renfrew Street at East 14th Avenue, Vancouver, BC
  2. Lunch and Artist Talk with Brady Marks and Mark Timmings, 12:30 pm
    VIVO Media Arts Centre, 2625 Kaslo Street, Vancouver, BC

Free with registration: wetland-soundwalk-lunch.enventbrite.ca
Presented by Vancouver New Music and VIVO Media Arts Centre

24-hour Exhibition, Sleepover and Breakfast
Friday, May 18 to Saturday, May 19, 2018

Spend the night camping in the Wetland installation. Bring a sleeping bag and pad. Fall asleep to the sound of singing frogs and awake to the dawn bird chorus. Breakfast and snacks will be provided.

  1. VIVO will open to the general public for extended hours, Friday 9 am to 11 pm and to registered sleepover participants, Friday 11 pm to Saturday 9 am
  2. VIVO Media Arts Centre, 2625 Kaslo Street, Vancouver, BC

Free event. Registration required for sleepover.

2017

Visual Art Exhibition, March 25 to May 10, 2017

Exhibition of the illuminated musical score for Wetland Senario.

  1. Opening Celebration
    Saturday March 25, 4 pm Saturna Café, 101 Narvaez Bay Road, Saturna Island, BC
  2. Celebratory Dinner
    Saturday March 25, 6:30 pm
    Saturna Café, 101 Narvaez Bay Road, Saturna Island, BC
Radio Art Broadcast, April 20, 22, 23, 2017

Listen to a re-creation of Soundscapes of Canada (Program V: Summer Solstice, excerpts from a 24-hour field recording documenting the daily cycles of the natural soundscape), the World Soundscape Project’s experimental radio production which premiered on CBC Radio’s Ideas program in 1974 (58:16 min).

  1. Nantwich, UK: RedShift Radio
    Thursday, April 20, 10 am to 12 pm
  2. Edmonton, AB: Edmonton Independent Radio CJSR 88.5 FM
    Saturday, April 22, 11 am to 12 pm
  3. London, ON: Fanshawe Radio CIXX 106.9 FM
    Sunday, April 23, 7 am to 9 am
Slow Radio Broadcast, Earth Day, Saturday, April 22, 2017

Connect your everyday activities to the twenty-four-hour cycle of the wetland on the radio or online, in sync with your local time.

  1. Worldwide Internet Stream: wetlandproject.com/stream
  2. Vancouver, BC: Vancouver Co-operative Radio CFRO 100.5 FM

Presented by Vancouver Co-operative Radio

Musical Performance, Friday, May 5 and Saturday, May 6, 2017

Hear the Saturna Island Community Choir perform Wetland Senario, a new musical work comprised of sounds transcribed from field recordings of the Saturna Island marsh.

  1. Saturna Community Hall, 105 East Point Road, Saturna Island, BC, 7 pm