"Abducted for Life" by Carrie Gates and Venetian Snares on Undervolt & Co.

“Abducted for Life” by Carrie Gates and Venetian Snares on Undervolt & Co.

As a child, I used to lay on my top bunk bed and wonder if I was the only human in a giant alien research experiment designed to test how a human responds to different kinds of stimulation. It was more of a “thought experiment” than anything, but the idea never really disappeared from the corners of my mind. I …

VAMPIRE BEAT 2013 at Paved Arts

VJ Carrie Gates performing at VAMPIRE BEAT

Get your costume and your dancing shoes ready because PAVED Arts and BlackFlash Magazine are bringing back Saskatoon’s favorite Halloween video dance party! With our always legendary costume contest, huge prizes, and performances from Helium3, Ravewind, DJ Market Mall, VJ Carrie Gates and many more, this is the Halloween event everyone will be talking about. It’s all happening Saturday October …

"I GOT 99 PROBLEMS BUT A GLITCH AIN’T ONE"

VJ Carrie Gates screened at “I GOT 99 PROBLEMS BUT A GLITCH AIN’T ONE”

I am really happy that Jennifer Chan curated a couple of my video pieces for inclusion in her event at Spark Video in Syracuse, NY!

Video screenshot by Carrie Gates for the Blue Balls Festival in Lucerne, Switzerland

VJ Carrie Gates and DJ Jon Vaughn – Spring Mini Mix Video on YouTube and Vimeo

VJ Carrie Gates - Springy Mini Mix 2012 from Carrie Gates on Vimeo.
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 …

Video gif by Carrie Gates - There's No Place Like This Place Anyplace

There’s No Place Like This Place, Anyplace – Video glitch by VJ Carrie Gates

I made a caustom Max/MSP Jitter glitch module to process video. The video source is the sign outside Honest Ed’s in Toronto. Click on the black pic above – it’s just the first frame of the gif – wait a sec and it will start going!