Open, independent and fully creative radio has been absent from Portugal since the pirate radio explosion in the 80s. Radio Futura does not propose itself to be a recollection exercise but to show what radio has to offer, how can be exploited, explored and used for artistic ends and as a magnificent tool to get people together. For all of this, Radio Futura, a joint initiave of Future Places Festival and Rádio Zero, will be broadcasting under the moto digital media and local cultures a mix pre-recorded programs, live event coverage and programs.
The Future of Radio is Local. Come and participate! Let’s show how Radio can be GOOD!
Were looking for pre-recorded programs of 30 min. too one hour or, if you’re brave enough, live broadcast through streaming or from our temporary studios in the city o O’Porto.
You can submit any kind of program, as long as it is connected to radio digital culture and/or local cultures in any way.
SUBMIT YOUR PROPOSALS TO: radiofutura2009 @ gmail.com
Deadline for submitting your proposals is : August 20, 2009
Send it as an mp3 file (or link), with a brief description. If you wan’t to do live, by webstream or in Porto please send it has proposal/rough draft and technical rider.
You can find out more on the Future Places digital media festival at
Radio Futura is a joint venture between Future Places and Rádio Zero.
FuturePlaces 2009 is an international digital media festival focusing on
the potential of digital media to change local cultures and societies. It
does so by exploring digital culture in its many forms: from concerts to
exhibitions and competitions, from workshops to parties, from conferences
to film screenings.
Rádio Zero is a university radio in Lisbon, Portugal, streaming 24/7 on the web and promoting free access to broadcasting. It instigates and promotes unorthodox or exploratory uses of radio, as content, form or technology and is one of the founding partners of Radia. Every two years if makes a Radio Art Festival in Lisboa, RadiaLx.
See/hear you in Porto (and in the ether) in October !
radiofutura2009 @ gmail.com
Curator, FuturePlaces digital media festival
Director, Rádio Zero