News: January 1, 2016

On January 15th and 16th the Royal BC Museum in Victoria, BC, will present Music for Natural History, a naturalistic sound composition by Paul Walde and Tina Pearson. The piece will be performed live by an ensemble of 16 vocalists, sound artists and instrumentalists- there are no prerecorded or electronic sounds used. This is the debut of the reworked version of the piece which was first presented in 2012. This project is a collaboration with LaSaM Music and the Royal BC Museum and is supported by a grant from the Canada Council for the Arts/ le Conseil des Arts du Canada.

more information about the project can be found here
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News: June 1, 2015

Paul Walde is performing with the Experimental Music Unit – Tina Pearson (flute, voice); George Tzanetakis (bass clarinet), Paul Walde (bass guitar), and Kirk McNally (live electronic processing)
Saturday June 6, 2015 at Open Space, 510 Fort Street, Victoria BC for their Music for Mycologists CD release concert.

The CD is EMU’s debut recording and features Walde’s Interdeterminacy; Tina Pearson’s Hunt 3: Chanterelles; and a group composition entitled Mycelium Running.

Copies of the CD and digital downloads are available for purchase here.

News: January 1, 2015

Paul Walde’s Sporangium is currently featured in the exhibition Nature’s Handmade at Museum London in London Ontario. The show also features works by Ed Pien, Joyce Wieland, and Spring Hurlbut among others and runs from December 13th, 2014 until April 5th 2015. The opening is on January 30th at 8:00pm.

On December 28th, 2014 Paul Walde performed with Experimental Music Unit, Norm Adams and Christine Walde in the concert entitled Dark Listening. The concert was held at Merlin’s Sun Theatre in Victoria, BC. and featured compositions by Tina Pearson, Christine Walde, and Pauline Oliveros.

News: November 1, 2014

Paul Walde’s Requiem for a Glacier opens November 27th at Galerie des Arts Visuels, Université Laval, Quebec City, Quebec. The exhibition runs until December 21st.

Paul Walde recently debuted a new work, Mycolophonia along with Interdeterminacy (for John Cage) as part of Open Sound 2014: Sonorous Kingdom at the Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey BC. The exhibition runs until December 14th.

Paul Walde is performing with EMU: Experimental Music Unit Saturday, November 15, from 12-5pm at the Surrey Art Gallery. Elements from the concert Music for Mycologists will be on the program including Interdeterminacy. Walde will also be participating in a panel discussion as part of the Sound Thinking Symposium 2014 the same day.

News: September 1, 2014

Requiem for a Glacier opens September 6th, 2014 at the Art Gallery at Evergreen Cultural Centre in Coquitlam BC. The exhibition runs until October 25th. The opening is from 2-5pm on the 6th.

Paul Walde’s work Interdeterminacy (for John Cage) is part of Open Sound 2014: Sonorous Kingdom at the Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey BC. The exhibition opens September 20th and runs until December 14th.

Paul Walde will perform with EMU: Experimental Music Unit Saturday, November 15, from 12-5pm at the Surrey Art Gallery. Elements from the concert Music for Mycologists will be on the program including Interdeterminacy.

An excerpt of Audio Lodge’s Time Transposition 1010 featuring a detail from the Passenger Pigeon flyover will be presented at the Museum of Nature in Ottawa as part of an exhibition commemorating the 100th anniversary of the the extinction of the species.

On July 1st, 2014 Paul Walde was appointed Chair of the Visual Arts Department at the University of Victoria.

News: January 1, 2014

Requiem for a Glacier opens January 3rd, 2014 at the Oxygen Art Centre in Nelson, BC. The exhibition runs until February 8th. The opening is from 7-9pm on the 3rd. There will be an artist talk by Paul Walde in January 4th at 4pm.

Paul Walde’s work Interdeterminacy (for John Cage) is part of the exhibition Paradox at the Legacy Art Galleries in Victoria, BC. The exhibition opened October 31st and runs until January 11th.

On December 1st Paul Walde performed with Experimental Music Unit at the Legacy Gallery. The debut concert by the ensemble was entitled Music for Mycologists and featured a performance of Interdeterminacy as well as works by Tina Pearson, John Cage and Vaclav Halek. Works form this performance are being recorded for an upcoming release.

News: October 1, 2013

The installation version of Requiem for a Glacier debuts at the Langham Art Gallery in Kaslo, BC October 12th and runs until November 24th.

Fictive Realities, an exhibition at the Richmond Art Gallery curated by Paul Walde featuring new works by Lee Henderson, Michelle Gay, Doug Jarvis, Peter Morin and Steve Lyons runs until November 3rd.

News: August 1, 2013

On July 27th the Requiem Volunteer Orchestra and Chorus performed Paul Walde’s Requiem for a Glacier upon the Farnham Glacier.

Selected media articles covering the event can be read here:
Vancouver Sun
CBC
Classicalite

Click on the links above.

News: July 15, 2013

Dress rehearsals for Requiem for a Glacier will be open to the public on Thursday July 25th at 6:30 and 8:30 pm at the Nelson United Church in Nelson British Columbia. Tickets are $20 or $15 for students and seniors and are available at www.capitoltheatre.bc.ca . These performances are to help raise funds to bring a crew of 100 performers, sherpas, videographers and sound engineers to the site-specific sound performance that will take place on a glacier near Invermere, BC the weekend of July 27-28th.

For more information about Requiem for a Glacier or to donate to the project, please visit: http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/requiem-for-a-glacier

Audio Lodge’s new exhibition Land Water Interface opened on July 10th at Common Ground. The exhibition features new works created during their recent residency at Pelee Island. The gallery is located at 3277 Sandwich Street in Windsor Ontario Canada, and the show runs until July 24th.

News: June 1, 2013

Rehearsals for Paul Walde’s Requiem for a Glacier begin June 4th. Currently in pre-production, Requiem for a Glacier, is a site specific sound performance that will take place near Invermere, British Columbia the weekend of July 27-28th.

If you are interested in participating, the Requiem for a Glacier production team is currently seeking volunteers for the orchestra, choir, crew, catering, volunteer coordination, publicist, mountaineering team, drivers, and sponsorship. Please email requiemforaglacier@gmail.com to register or for more information.

News: May 15, 2013

Paul Walde will be exhibiting new work including The Nature of Silence in the exhibition NOW ART as part of The Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Victoria opening June 5th.

Audio Lodge presented Downtown as part of the Sweet Magic London micro-festival that opened May 9th at Playground in London, Ontario.

News: October 15, 2012

Paul Walde will be performing John Cage’s Lecture On the Weather at the Music Gallery on Saturday October 27th in Toronto. Performers include: Pauline Oliveros, Alex Waterman, Rick Sacks, Linda Smith, Ryan Scott, Jennifer Waring, Norbert Palej, Morris Palter, Du Yun,, David Schotzko, Patricia O’Callaghan and Karol Czarny. This performance is part of The Future of John Cage Credo conference at the University of Toronto. Paul Walde will also be presenting a new work, Interdeterminacy, which will be installed for the duration of the conference. On Sunday the work which is a largescale graphic notation made of mushroom spores will be performed and Walde will also present a paper on the work.

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News: April 15, 2012

A suite of four new sound works entitled Music for Natural History by Paul Walde and Tina Pearson will debut at the Royal British Columbia Museum as part of the program Site and Sound on April 28th, 2012.

Paul Walde’s Drift, Snow Drift and three new works including A Snowball’s Chance (shown here) will be featured in the exhibition Polar Shift at Museum London opening April 20th and running until July 8th, 2012.

News: January 15, 2012

Audio Lodge’s Downtown will be included in the exhibition, broadcast and forthcoming CD release of The Centre for Art Tapes‘ Broadcasting for Reels: Sounds (Extra)Ordinary Project curated by Chris Myhr and featuring the work of: John Abram, Marla Hlady, Francisco Lopez, Rachel Woolmore-Goodwin and John Wynne; as well as collaborative work from Matt Rogalsky and Laura Cameron. The exhibition opens on Wednesday, February 01, 2012 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM at Alderney Landing, 2 Ochterloney Street, Dartmouth NS, and the broadcast will be featured on on CKDU 88.1 FM, CJSF(Burnaby), CFBX (Kamloops), CIVL (Abbotsford), CKXU (Lethbridge) and CFUV (Victoria) on February 1st 2012.

News: April 7, 2011

Paul Walde will be developing a new expanded installation version of Snow Drift for the Open Ears Festival of Music and Sound in Kitchner, Ontario. The festival runs from April 27 to May 1, 2011. The installation will be in the Artery Gallery at 156 King Street West. Walde will also be speaking at the Open Ears Symposium on Thursday, April 28th at 2:30PM on the panel entitled Appropriation 2.0 The Pop-Politic with Vicki Bennett, Marc Couroux, John Oswald and Nicole Lizée.