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Art Installation Uses Numbers Stations to Interrogate ‘Misuse of Data that Reduces Black Bodies to Numbers’

Ever since I first tuned in a staticky sequence of numbers in Spanish on the shortwave radio I got for Christmas as a kid, I’ve been fascinated by numbers stations which are thought to broadcast coded messages to spies and other clandestine agents. An upcoming art exhibition uses the structure of numbers stations to interrogate […]

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What’s news in transmission arts: Dark Scotland forest hosts 24-hour broadcast; Radius playlists at Free Music Archive

Transmission art is about using broadcast technologies in new and often ingenious ways, breathing life into technology. Here are a couple of recent stories of interest. A remote and dark forest in Scotland will be the site of a one-time-only radio broadcast of new unheard works, that will never be heard again. Wired UK reports […]

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Two weekends of radio, podcast and sound arts conferences

I’m a little bummed and surprised that I only found out these two radio and sound art conferences this afternoon. free103point9 is hosting the Transmission Arts Colloquium this weekend at its Wave Farm Study Center in New York State’s Hudson Valley. The Center is home to community radio station WGXC which dedicates much of its […]

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