XX Files Radio
The XX Files is the Studio’s aural-satellite, a weekly radio show exploring all aspects of our techno-world from the perspective of women living it. Tune in to CKUT 90.3FM every Wednesday from 11h30 to noon, and hear diverse, compelling feminist perspectives on art, technology and societyon CKUT 90.3 FM, listen online at ckut.ca or download the podcasts here: ckut.ca
Originated by Deborah VanSlet and Kathy Kennedy, The XX Files first aired in 1996, a few months later, in 1997, Valérie d. Walker joined & has led the show for over 16 years along with co-hosts Anita Cotic , Bérengère Marin-Dubuard . In XX Files’ 12th year, Val TeQiiGaL welcomed Ma*az: co-hosts Maia Iotzova and Maya Richman . And now! the XX Files welcomes a whole new generation of bilingual women to the airwaves for our collective aural illumination! Stéphanie Dufresne , aka Fanie de la Fresne, Amanda-É. Clément and Nnedimma Nnebe , aka The Urban Dweller, add to the diverse vanguard of innovative pioneering spoken word power of The XX Files Radio Show!!
The XX Files is part of CKUT’s HERSAY collective & is always open to new female-identified Technoqynaeical investigators who want to join the team and contribute to our cutting edge programming. Interested? Contact us at: xxfilesradio(at)gmail(dot)com (Yes, Sculley is listening!)
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1An interview with Natalie Zina Walschots on the ASMR phenomenon.
2An interview with Skot Deeming, Kalervo Sinervo and Carolyn Jong, curators of the Salon Ludique 3: Dreams.
3Interview with Aaron Pollard and continuing the Urban Dwellers conversation.
4March 12 XX Files Radio show with Graem Lennon and Miao Song about their multisensorial games, presented as part of the event Arcade 11.
5March 5 XX Files Radio show with the Pixelles, met during their showcase at the bibliothèque du Mile End, as part of the Festival Montreal Joue.
6February 26 XX Files Radio show with Nnedi Nnebe et Sharrae Lyon about afrofuturism and how it can transform inter-ethnic/racial feminist interactions.
7An interview with Sabrina Ratté and Le Révélateur by Maya Richman, in connection with the Wired Women S@lon 100 : Deep Screens.
8November 6 XX Files Radio show with Esther Bourdages from the editorial committee of .dpi about the indiegogo's fundraiser and with Katja Melzer, co-coordinatrixx of the HTMlles Festival.
9October 30 XX Files Radio show with Rosa Mei, residente at Studio XX. She will talk about her project “Women Warriors”. Also, Katja Melzer from HTMLLES Festival will explain how to submit a proposal for the 2014 edition, Zero Futur(e).
10October 23 XX Files Radio show about Rosa Mei's residency at Studio XX and her project “Women Warriors”. It will also be about the fundraising for supporting CKUT.
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XX Files Radio Project
Created over the past year with support from the Department of Canadian Heritage through the Canadian Culture Online Strategy, CKUT 90.3 FM, F.A.C.E., Koumbit and Urbanink, The XX Files Radio Project consists of the digitizing and online publishing of The XX Files radio show, the production of commissioned thematic podcasts and workshops enabling youth groups to create electronic art.
Listen to commissioned thematic podcast by media artists Guylaine Bertrand, Valérie d. Walker and Britt Wray.
See Unstrument Workshop tutorial and documentation at F.A.C.E. School.