Telegraph Journal - RE:FLUX Festival - Carrie Gates and Jon Vaughn, Merzbow - May 2011

Telegraph Journal Article about my performance with Jon Vaughn at the RE:FLUX Festival 2011 in Moncton, NB

Here is an article written about the upcoming performances (including Merzbow, Martin Tetreault, and Jon Vaughn and I!) in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada at the annual RE:FLUX festival.

Nicky Click, Jeremy Gloff, CJ and The Dolls, Carrie Gates, Feminist Outlawz - Atlanta - May 2011

Nicky Click, Jeremy Gloff, CJ and The Dolls, Carrie Gates, Feminist Outlawz – Atlanta, Georgia, USA – May 22nd, 2011

So excited!  I am going to Atlanta, Georgia (as well as Savannah, New York, and Moncton!) this week on a crazy mini-tour!  This event is especially thrilling because I get to perform with my fave high femme queer chow star, Nicky Click!  And see LadyJane Meredith again!  And meet all of their lovelies in Atlanta!  Most excellent reunion, I am …

Hlysnan Poster for SoundFjord Gallery, May 3, 2011

“Dirty Two Minutes With You” Screened at the “Hlysnan” event at the SoundFjord in London, UK

SoundFjord Unit 3b - Studio 28, 28 Lawrence Road, N15 4ER London, United Kingdom 03 May · 18:30 - 21:00 SoundFjord Gallery: http://www.soundfjord.org/ Facebook event: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=204590509571553 Hlysnan is SoundFjord’s monthly listening event, exploring the world of sound is all its facets, guises and surprises! Tonight is an evening of film and sound works selected by Constantine Katsiris (Scant Intone). Scant ...
VJ Carrie Gates at the Mapping Festival VJ Competition, Geneva 2010

VJ CONTEST @ Mapping Festival 2010 – new video documentation!

New documentation of the Mapping Festival 2010’s VJ Competition is up on Vimeo! My stuff is at the 1:49 mark or so!

Prairie Scene, 2011

“Prairie Scene” show is screening my work in Ottawa on May 5th, 2011

There is a big show coming up in Ottawa/Gatineau called “Prairie Scene” from April 26th to May 8th, 2011 that features tons of talent from across the Prairies. If you are around there at the right time, you should definitely check out the full “Prairie Scene” lineup and see this stuff! Solomon Nagler curated a video of mine called “Dirty …

VJing Wiki Sprint at the Mapping Festival, Geneva, 2011

New mini-documentary on the 2010 VJing Wiki Sprint

I took part in a Wiki Sprint in Geneva, Switzerland in May of 2010 at the Mapping Festival. Check out this cool little documentary that was made about our process and our presentation that we did at the festival, which included a live reading of the text which was turned into an mp3 that is available on the VJing Wikipedia …

Carrie Gates and Jon Vaughn - Live at vive Yaya Series, Caffe Sola, Saskatoon, Jan. 2011

Carrie Gates and Jon Vaughn – Live at Vive’s yaya Event Series January 2011

Carrie Gates and Jon Vaughn make abstract, fantastical artworks from digital and analog visual and audio technologies. Gates constructs complex and intriguing visual projections in realtime that interact with the audio through methods such as sound-responsive animation and no-input analog signal processing within customized VJ software and hardware setups. Vaughn sculpts his sound character from a variety of prepared or ...
yaya Poster for show at Jale, Saskatoon, SK, Jan. 27, 2011 - Poster by Jon Vaughn/

yaya with Jon Vaughn & Carrie Gates, Zombifyus, Bunny Cunts, and Grey Owl

Time 27 January · 19:30 - 23:00 Location Caffe Sola Backroom Created by: vive, Jon Vaughn More info yaya is a youth music series run by vive with the support of Caffe Sola and The Saskatchewan Arts Board. http://www.artsboard.sk.ca​/ Jon Vaughn & Carrie Gates Zombifyus Bunny Cunts Grey Owl 5 dolla All Ages first set at 7:30pm Art by Jon ...
Jolly Jams - Boxing Day 2010 poster by Jon Vaughn

Jolly Jams – Boxing Day Party 2010

I am really excited to play at the Jolly Jams Boxing Day party at Ramjam this year! It is a bit of a tradition in the Saskatoon scene to have an annual gathering and performance with all of the cool ex-Saskatonians who are back in town for the holidays (we used to call it “Family Get-Together”, hee hee). So in …

Kassel Dokfest 2010 Poster

Audiovisual Performance / Kasseler Dokumentarfilm und Videofest

I just got back from an amazing trip from Germany where I played at the Kassel Dokfest (as well as in Berlin afterwards). I had a fantastic time! Excellent people and a beautiful atmosphere. It was decorated like an old-school circus and there were all of these beautiful people wearing circus outfits entertaining us with their charms. In the midst …

Thrashtalk and Smashcox at Jale with visuals by Carrie Gates - Saturday, 18 September 2010 - Poster by Jon Vaughn

Thrashtalk and Smash Cox at Jale with visuals by Carrie Gates

Time Saturday, 18 September 2010 at 21:00 - Sunday, 19 September 2010 at 04:00 Location Jail (back of caffe sola), 38 23rd St E Created by: Mehta Valby-Youngs More info Regina party monsters invade the quiet cafe backroom. Saskatoon debuts for Smash Cox, SK's hottest new voice of dubstep and Thrashtalk, Regina's freakiest psychedelic disco duo. with local support Shamroc ...

Wiki Sprint Sticky Note Timeline of VJing History – Geneva 2010

This is the sticky note timeline we used to organize our information about the history of VJing for the Wiki Sprint at the Mapping Festival in Geneva, May 2010. We rewrote the Wikipedia page on VJing and added photos and an audio recording of the article. See our work here: en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​VJ_%28video_performance_artist%29

Unslumber SoundCamp poster by Carrie Gates, 2010

Unslumber Sound Art Sleepover and Concert

Unslumber SoundCamp is a two part event that I curated at AKA Gallery with the support of holophon. Sound artists from across the Prairies were selected to take part in a sleepover in the AKA event space, complete with tents and sleeping bags, a fake fire, and lots of time and space for jamming, discussing the ideas and techniques behind …

Electric Fields Festival 2008 – Carrie Gates and Squelchbox

Electric Fields is biannual new media festival in Ottawa, Ontario, organized by Artengine and SAW Gallery. This performance took place in a beautiful church on Friday, November 13th, 2008 at the festival s opening event, "Electronic Evangelicals".. Carrie Gates played no-input audio and video mixers, and Squelchbox (Sean Lamothe) played circuit bent toys that were triggered by light sensors that ...

Monkeyboy v. Juana Faulk: Round Two (Remix!): by Carrie Gates and KERO

Featuring the sensual tomfoolery of Juana Faulk and Monkeyboy, this sensual wrestling experiment has been taken to the next level with a sweet soundtrack by KERO and stripey, patterney, glitchery by Carrie Gates. The featured wrestlers share a confined space, aggressively switching top & bottom positions while displaying their allure and maintaining a mystery within their tension. Remixed for a ...