Video still from VJ Carrie Gates' piece at Montreal Fetish Week 2011

VJ Carrie Gates screened at Montreal Fetish Week 2011

I had a last minute opportunity last week to create a new video work to be screened at Montreal Fetish Week (Sat. Sept. 3, 2011).  Needless to say, I jumped at the chance and created a new 20 minute long video that went along with a live drone performance by the artist Old Wyoming.  It was my first completed work …

grrrilla galleries presents BYOB Linz - September 2011

VJ Carrie Gates screened at BYOB Linz, Austria

pack your beamer, grab your laptop, pick your video. BYOB Linz is taking off on Thursday, September 1st and Friday, September 2nd.

INDEX Festival New York 2011

VJ Carrie Gates performs live at the INDEX Festival in New York at the [Mis]Adventures In Manipulation event

Two evenings of performances are dedicated to artists who repurpose, hack or deconstruct tools to produce sound and/or light for time-based performances. The selected artists have built instrumentation using various and varied media formats. In a Frankenstonian spirit, these artists fashion composite instruments, for the purpose of engaging further into the intangible experience. Expanding out, these events will be broadcast …

VJ Carrie Gates live at Motion Notion 2011

Friday Night Main Stage VJ Set at Motion Notion 2011

I had a fantastic time at the Motion Notion festival this year! Excellent company and atmosphere. I have been playing there for six or seven years now and I think this was the most fun yet. I have a video from my friend Amanda Syryda of a little bit (12 min) of my six hour set. What’s extra fun is …

Share NYC at the Issue Project Room, May 2011

Share NYC at the Issue Project Room, May 2011

When I was in New York recently, I went to the weekly Share event at the Issue Project Room. People bring their projects to show, discuss, and jam with. A lot of people bring custom MIDI controllers, Max/MSP patches, and such…others use it to get feedback on their works in progress, and some come just to jam.

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 ...