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24 HOURS A DAY: 9th – 22nd November, 2020

RADIOPHRENIA is a temporary art radio station broadcasting intermittently from its HQ at the Centre for Contemporary Arts in Glasgow – a two-week long festival exploring current trends in sound and transmission arts.

Due to the ongoing situation with Covid-19 in 2020 we were unable to present our usual Live-to-Air performances from the CCA theatre but this allowed us to commission even more new studio productions – the 2020 broadcasts featured a series of 20 newly commissioned radio works from a range of local, national and international artists.

As in previous years the majority of the programme was made up from selections submitted to an international open call for sound art and radio works.

Radiophrenia first began broadcasting in April 2015 with subsequent editions in 2016, 2017, 2019 and 2020. The websites from our previous festivals have been archived below.

2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2019

The station is managed by Mark Vernon and Barry Burns and is funded through Creative Scotland’s Open Project Funding with additional support from CCA Glasgow.

Radiophrenia is an accumulation, rather than an overarching theme or idea, brought together through a common medium: live events, produced commissions, live studio performances, compilations of short works, long form works, documentaries, field recordings, experimental music, sound art, drama, poetry and (perhaps mostly) lots of material that lies in between or beyond. At times recordings blend together, at others they are punctuated by an announcer’s voice. Ongoing and literally refreshing, becoming anew with each work, each space of reception.”

Anna McLauchlan