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2021

Slow Radio Broadcast, Earth Day, Thursday, April 22, 2021

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
    Thursday, April 22, 4 am to Friday, April 23, 6 am
  3. Vancouver, BC: University of British Columbia Radio CITR 101.9 FM
    Thursday, April 22, 12 am to Friday, April 23, 12 am
  4. Victoria, BC: University of Victoria Radio CFUV 101.9 FM
    Thursday, April 22, 7 am to 9 am, 3 pm to 4 pm and 6 pm to midnight
  5. Nanaimo, BC: Vancouver Island University Radio CHLY 101.7 FM
    Thursday, April 22, 5 am to 7 am
  6. Powell River, BC: Powell River Community Radio CJMP 90.1 FM
    Thursday, April 22, 12 am to Friday, April 23, 12 am
  7. Prince George, BC: University of Northern BC Radio CFUR 88.7 FM
    Thursday, April 22, 2 pm to Friday, April 23, 12 am
  8. Smithers, BC: Smithers Community Radio CICK 93.9 FM
    Thursday, April 22, 11 am to 1 pm
  9. Edmonton, AB: Edmonton Independent Radio CJSR 88.5 FM
    Thursday, April 22, 12 am to Friday, April 23, 12 am
  10. Lethbridge, AB: University of Lethbridge Radio CKXU 88.3 FM
    Thursday, April 22, 12 am to Friday, April 23, 12 am
  11. Regina, SK: Regina Community Radio CJTR 91.3 FM
    Thursday, April 22, 10 am to 11 am
  12. Winnipeg, MB: UMFM University of Manitoba CJUM 101.5 FM
    Thursday, April 22, 6 am to 12 pm
  13. Toronto, ON: Ryerson University Radio CJRU 1280 AM
    Thursday, April 22, 1 am to 6 am
  14. Montréal, QC: McGill University Radio CKUT 90.3 FM
    Thursday, April 22, 7 pm to 11 pm
  15. Montréal, QC: Concordia University Radio CJLO 1690 AM
    Thursday, April 22, 12 am to Friday, April 23, 12 am
  16. Saint John, NB: Saint John Local FM CFMH 107.3 FM
    Thursday, April 22, 1 pm to Friday 12 am
  17. Gros Morne, NF: The Voice of Bonne Bay CHBB 95.9 FM
    Thursday, April 22, 12 am to 9 am and 9 pm to midnight
  18. Portland, OR: Scumbag Radio 1620 AM
    Thursday, April 22, 12 am to Friday, April 23, 12 am
  19. Bend, OR: High Desert Community Radio KPOV 88.9 FM
    Thursday, April 22, 4 am to 8 am
  20. Kansas City, MO (USA): Kansas City Community Radio KKFI 90.1 FM
    Thursday, April 22, 1 to 3 minutes between regular programs

The list of participating stations is growing. Check back regularly.

2020

Slow Radio Broadcast, Earth Day, Wednesday, April 22, 2020

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: University of British Columbia Radio CITR 101.9 FM
    Wednesday, April 22, 12 am to Thursday, April 23, 12 am
  3. Powell River, BC: Powell River Community Radio CJMP 90.1 FM
    Wednesday, April 22, 12 am to Thursday, April 23, 12 am
  4. Smithers, BC: Smithers Community Radio CICK 93.9 FM
    Wednesday, April 22, 4 pm to 8 pm
  5. Edmonton, AB: Edmonton Independent Radio CJSR 88.5 FM
    Wednesday, April 22, 12 am to Thursday, April 23, 12 am
  6. Regina, SK: Regina Community Radio CJTR 91.3 FM
    Wednesday, April 22, 3 pm to 6 pm and 7 pm to midnight
  7. London, ON: Radio Western CHRW 94.9 FM
    Wednesday, April 22, 4 pm to 6 pm
  8. Toronto, ON: Ryerson University Radio CJRU 1280 AM
    Wednesday, April 22, 1 am to 6 am, 1 pm to 1:30 pm and 9 pm to 11 pm
  9. Montréal, QC: Concordia University Radio CJLO 1690 AM
    Wednesday, April 22, 2 pm to 7 pm
  10. Montréal, QC: McGill University Radio CKUT 90.3 FM
    Wednesday, April 22, 11 am to 3 pm and 5 pm to 8 pm
  11. San Francisco, CA: San Francisco Public Radio KALW 91.7 FM
    Wednesday, April 22, 12 am to Thursday, April 23, 12 am
  12. Portland, OR: Scumbag Radio 1620 AM
    Wednesday, April 22, 12 am to Thursday, April 23, 12 am
  13. Bend, OR: High Desert Community Radio KPOV 88.9 FM
    Wednesday, April 22, 12 am to 8 am and 1 pm to 5 pm
  14. Copenhagen, DK: The Lake Radio
    Wednesday, April 22, 12 am to Thursday, April 23, 12 am
New Media Installation, January 15 to March 31, 2020

Experience an ecoacoustic encounter between one of Copenhagen’s most important historic water supply buildings and an endangered wetland 7000 km away. Artists Brady Marks and Mark Timmings will conjure up a manifestation of the ṮEḴTEḴSEN marsh in the form of an ethereal sculpture of sound and light beamed into the mist inside the reverberant tower. The Wetland Project installation is featured in the 2020 Copenhagen Light Festival.

  1. Brønshøj Vandtårn, Brønshøjvej 29, 2700 Copenhagen, DK
    Hours: Wednesday, 4 pm to 10 pm; Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 1 pm to 5 pm
  2. Friday, January 17
    Opening Celebration
    5:00 pm — Experience the Wetland Project installation
    6:00 pm — Listen to the soundscape from the tower on The Lake Radio
    7:00 pm — Soup and drinks (complimentary)
    8:00 pm — “Frog Rave” with artist/DJ Søren Raagaard
    Free entrance
  3. Saturday, January 18
    Soundwalk and Artist Talk
    3:00 pm — Welcome by Brønshøj Vandtårn curator Rune Brink Hansen
    3:30 pm — Soundwalk with artist Jenny Gräf Sheppard
    4:00 pm — Artist Talk with Brady Marks and Mark Timmings
    4:30 pm — Experience the Wetland Project installation
    5:00 pm — Drinks
    6:00 pm — Dinner at Brønshøj Bistro (optional, 95-175 DKK)
    Free with registration

Presented with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts

currents and waves radio, January 13 to 26, 2020

Listen to the Wetland Project during Sydney Festival (Australia), included as part of a two-week-long audio program broadcasting 24-hours a day along Sydney’s harbour and shoreline.

  1. Worldwide Internet Stream: currentsandwaves.ca

Organized and presented by Other Sights for Artists’ Projects

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

New Media 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