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This is the documentation of Gabi Schaffner’s Datscha Radio excursion s part of her artist’s residency on invitation of the Treasure Hill Artist Village in Taipei, Taiwan. A combination of radio art, ethnographic field research and collaboration with local artists resulted in a six-part radio program lasting 2-4 hours. The broadcast was online, but happened also on-site via micro-FM on the frequency 95.7 Mhz.

DRT #6 resume: Waste Culture

The generation of waste is the most distinctive trait of human civilization, and it is increasingly threatening the environment we ...
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Preview #6: Waste Culture

Forecast Sunday, 10th of March On this six and last broadcast Datscha Radio Taipei will focus on the theme of ...
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DRT #5 Resume: Women in the Field

There is a cluster of stars in the sky that is called The Seven Sisters or Pleiades. Many tales from ...
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Preview Show #5: Women in the Field

Vorschau Sonntag 3. März 2019, 3-6pm (Taiwan time) With “Women in the Field”, its fifth episode, Datscha Radio Taipei focuses ...
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Resume Show #4: Species and Environment

The sky had been overcast since early morning, a breeze chased raindrops through the village and Datscha Radio had to ...
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Preview DRT #4: Species & Environment

Preview: Saturday, 23rd of February In episode #4, Datscha Radio Taipei will focus on aspects of environment and species and ...
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Review DRT show #3: The Ethnographic Ear

Datscha Radio Taipei’s third show went right into the heart of matter with a field recording composition by Gabriele de ...
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Preview 15th Feb: The Ethnographic Ear

Forecast Friday, 15th of February 3pm Taiwan time On this third broadcast Datscha Radio Taipei will focus on aspects and ...
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Soundmapping and Dragonfruits: 2nd Show

Last week, it took me three hours of travel across the city in order to purchase a heavyweight black lump ...
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Preview Show #2: 30th of Jan.

This upcoming Wednesday, Datscha Radio will focus on issues of field recording, farming and life in the village. The sound ...
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Guzheng and Flower songs: 1st Show in Taipei

The day started with an expedition into the audio equipment world of Taipei: A broadcast-compatible second microphone was missing. To ...
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Getting Ready…

For the next seven weeks, Datscha Radio will plant its 'radio day' each on a different week day, progressing from ...
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A New Jingle

Yesterday I received great help for our jingle, – and the writing in the picture, „Hua yuan dian tai“, means ...
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Open Call Taipei 2019

Field recordists & composers, morning larks and moles, sound spies and spellers: The Garden is Calling! Datscha Radio Taipei calls ...
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Radio Gardening in Taiwan

Datscha Radio travels to Taiwan! It's now official: As one of the selected artists for the Treasure Hill Artist Residency ...
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