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 …

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 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 …

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 ...
Video still of Sarah Adorable by VJ Carrie Gates

Whiteflippy feat. Sarah Adorable – Silent VJ Clip by Carrie Gates

This is a silent video clip I use in my mixes in live performance. Shot in Berlin in the spring of 2010, this video features the alluring neo-geo tomfoolery of Ms. Sarah Adorable from Scream Club.

Digidome Archives Various Artists: vitaminsforyou, Camp, Laura Kavanaugh and Ian Birse, liminaL projects, Carrie Gates, Esther B., Max Haiven, duul_drv, Jon Vaughn, and Marinko Jareb – BricoLodge Release 012

Spine-tingling psychoacoustics, glitches that open abysmal dungeons, and absurd cross-cultural collaborations comprised the very special night of audiovisual immersion known as Digidome. In a voluminous inflatable golf dome in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a pan-Canadian cast of exceptionally talented and creative audio artists joined forces with a juried international selection of videos and video artists to create this quasi-legendary event. Here, BricoLodge …