Trainings

27 October, 14.00–18 December, 21.00 2019

Stranded FM: Listen/Re:listen

(c) Stranded FM

Listen/Re:listen is a radio installation by Stranded FM as part of Trainings for the Not-Yet.  Stranded FM, a Utrecht-based “Unconventional Online Radio”, will host a series of trainings from Sunday 27 October untill Wednesday 18 December. These series of trainings are part of Trainings for the Not-Yet and organized by Stranded FM.

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Sunday 27 October, 14-18 hrs

Training: Start your own radioshow!
We invite everybody in Utrecht and beyond to join for an afternoon of learning, practicing and preparing your own show. We are going to make a script, explore presentation styles and how to integrate music and sound. The day will end with the participants going live, on air, straight from our satellite studio in the BAK exhibition space!

With Sabawon (De Voorkamer), Luuk (Waar Het Schip Strandhku café) and Anniek (Studio Nonsens / Stranded FM). This training will be held in Dutch. We can guide those who do not speak Dutch!

This training includes lunch by the Basic Activist Kitchen from 13:00-14:00.

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For (guaranteed) participation you can mail to [email protected]


Sunday 24 November, 14-18 hrs
DJ training by and for womxn and queer people
An afternoon of knowledge and experience sharing, a DJ training exclusively by and for womxn and queer people. We’ll dive into digging and mixing, and end the afternoon with everybody joining the decks. Please bring your usb!

With Latoya (Stranded FM / Niet normaal﹡) and Jasmín (Red Light Radio)

This training includes lunch by the Basic Activist Kitchen from 13:00-14:00

Sign up:
For (guaranteed) participation you can mail to [email protected]


Sunday 8 December, 14-18 hrs
Let’s DIY: (online) radio culture, independent labels and their community function

This threefold afternoon starts with a conversation about the catalysing effects of radio and motivations of the trainers to dive into this realm. This introduction is followed by a live electronic soundscape in which training participants add improvised instrumentation, spoken word or other sonics*. Ultimately, this group-convened recording is presented as a cassette tape, which will be broadcasted through DIY (ether) methods and reproduced for the training participants.

With Femke Dekker (Ja Ja Ja Nee Nee Nee / Sandberg Instituut), Môgô (Ducktape Records), Noortje Sanders (The Lonely Radioshow / EMP.FM) and Stefan Starke (Stranded FM).

* Participants are encouraged to think of ways of expressing their voice during the soundscape. It is allowed to bring an item, be it a book or instrument, that you wish to utilise. Not obligatory.

Sign up:
For (guaranteed) participation you can mail to [email protected]

This training includes lunch by the Basic Activist Kitchen from 13:00-14:00


Wednesday 18 December, 19-21 hrs 
A training in (deep) listening with Katherine MacBride, an artist who focuses on researching feminist and decolonial listening practices. 

This practical workshop will involve doing and reflecting on a range of listening exercises drawn from musical, activist, and caring practices. The starting point will be Pauline Oliveros’s work on deep listening. The workshop will involve some gentle and infinitely adaptable body-based relaxation exercises; improvisation using clapping, walking, and breathing rhythms; exploring deep listening; discussion and reflection. It is intended that this be an exploratory and inclusive collaborative group process. Listening will be approached in an expansive way which will not presume a specific range of bodily capacities or experiences. No pre-knowledge required.

For (guaranteed) participation you can mail to [email protected]
Please note: This training doesn’t include a meal.

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HKU MA Fine Art Graduation Show: If Not Now

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