v.19 – 2017

Statement from the Director When programming each edition of the festival I find myself ruminating on what excites me about sound. In all artistic forms I find inspiration in the unexpected, something that touches nerves and provokes thought. Throughout history singular artistic voices emerge and

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v.18 – 2016

Statement from the Director Sound waves travel through the air and interact with any and all materials in their path, meaning the way in which we receive and interpret sound is greatly impacted by the space in which we inhabit. Physical space, then, not only

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v.10 – 2008

Statement from our Director  Welcome to the 10th Anniversary edition of send + receive! I am honored to be welcoming our audience and artists to this year’s festival. I left Winnipeg not a month before Steve Bates and Video Pool launched send +

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v.11 – 2009

A new era begins… For the 11th edition of send + receive we will focus your senses, challenge where you listen and explore the playful and complex nature of collaboration and improvisation. Each performance, installation and workshop at this years festival offers a distinct approach

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Previous Festivals

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v.12 – 2010

Statement from our Director  For the 12th edition of send + receive, we are tying together threads of approaches with a loose string and wire theme… Where wires are a constant at send + receive, simply by the nature of electronics and electricity,

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v.13 – 2011

Statement from our Director  Lucky number 13… 2011 marks the year that send + receive comes of age, one might say, and for our leap into adulthood we have put together a challenging program that explores ideas around noise & disruption. Noise could

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v.14 – 2012

Statement from the Director These days, the concept of nature, or what is natural, is an open and nebulous question. There is no simple definable way of encapsulating these ideas. From describing the physical world around us to defining ourselves as human, talking

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v. 15 – 2013

  Statement from the Director For our 15th edition we chose the theme transcendence to encapsulate and contextualize the work of a distinct group of artists. Though varying in approach and aesthetics, there is a unifying concept in this theme that links them all. Most

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v. 16 – 2014

  Statement from the Director Let’s get Physical… The focus of the 16th edition of send + receive is physical sound. The artists who are featured this year explore many different angles of this theme, with a particular emphasis on the physical ways in which

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