Drone Day at Paved Arts - May 27 2017

Street Lipo Live at Drone Day at Paved Arts

So I’m doing sound art again after a 10+ year hiatus! I formed an experimental music band with Lewis Casey (aka DJ Saucer) and we’re called Street Lipo. Come see us perform live at Paved Arts in Saskatoon on Saturday May 27th at 4:30pm. It’s a free show and it will be fun and fabulous and freaky and perhaps very …

Behind the scenes at The Light Painting Project - Photo by Carrie Gates

Behind the Scenes at The Light Painting Project

I took some photos at the shoot for The Light Painting Project that I did with a great team of people from the local fashion community.  I took all of these photos inbetween the “official” shots, which you can see here.

Light Painting Project - November 2013 - Mark Tiu, Laurie Brown, Carrie Gates, Lisa Hallam, Alicia Soulier, Zoë Pattenden

The Light Painting Project

I had the pleasure of recently working with a group of really talented folks from the fashion industry at an experimental light painting fashion shoot the other day.

Glitch Art with jonCates at Neutral Ground, 2013

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Jon Vaughn and I are really excited to be going to Regina this weekend to do a short audiovisual performance at Neutral Ground as part of a Glitch Art Symposium with jonCates. I have wanted to meet jonCates for a long time now, so I’m especially glad this is happening so close to Saskatoon. The lineup for this weekend is …

Omniocity Pop Quiz Interview – March 6, 2013

Article in Omniocity about Pop Quiz Records!

Here’s a great article in Omniocity (Saskatoon based indie music blog) where Chris Morin interviews Jon Vaughn, the director of Pop Quiz. http://www.ominocity.com/2013/03/06/saskatoons-pop-quiz-records-brings-the-party/ Pop Quiz is a independent electronic music label out of Saskatoon that I am the webmistress for :) www.popquizparty.com

SPAMM CUPCAKE online exhibition homepage

VJ Carrie Gates part of SPAMM CUPCAKE exhibition

It’s hard to know where to start in describing this exhibition!  So much great work from over 50 different international digital media artists!!!  IT’S NUTS!!!! Check out the online exhibition here: http://cupcake.spamm.fr/ You can also see my video here: https://vimeo.com/60060673

Carrie Gates performing at Surround Sound - An Audiovisual Concert at Paved Arts

Carrie Gates performing at Surround Sound – An Audiovisual Concert at Paved Arts

I’m doing a live video mixing performance with members of the Saskatoon Symphony at Paved Arts on March 22. The players will be performing a work by Jeff Morton called “The Old Cause”. Last time Paved and the Symphony put on an event like this the tickets sold out quickly, so get your tickets sooner than later if you want to attend! …

TUSK - The Rain Keeps Falling Down - Music Video Still by VJ Carrie Gates, 2013

My new music video for TUSK is featured on VICE Germany’s NOISEY SITE!!!

I am really excited about the launch of this new video project I just completed. NOISEY is a music website out of Berlin for VICE magazine that features a lot of cool established and up and coming artist’s work, through music reviews and world premires of music videos.  Thanks to Nadja Sayej, NOISEY picked up the new music video I …

Carrie Gates on Swiss TV Talk Show "Meet The Artists" 2012

Carrie Gates Interviewed on Swiss TV Talk Show “Meet The Artists” With Hannes Hug

When I was in Lucerne, Switzerland a few weeks ago performing at the Blue Balls Festival, I was interviewed on a Swiss television talk show called “Meet The Artists” with Hannes Hug. I decided that in order to ease my nerves, I would turn the interview around on him and make the host the star by hijacking the scene and …

Video still of Sarah Adorable by VJ Carrie Gates

Begging – Music video by VJ Carrie Gates for Mz Sunday Luv and Geiger

Mz Sunday Luv approached me to work with her on a music video for her and Berlin-based artist Geiger. We used some video I created from shoots with Sarah Adorable from Scream Club. I am really happy with how it all fit together!

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.
Dragoncense - Feb. 4, 2012 - Saskatoon SK - Poster by Jon Vaughn

VJ Carrie Gates – live at DRAGONCENCE – Saskatoon, SK

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URBANISMS ll: Uber Gurlz Exhibition – video screening and live performance by Carrie Gates

I have four videos (Dirty Two Minutes With You, Meatspace, Awakenings, and Inverted Wasteland) being screened this month at the Mann Gallery in Prince Albert (SK) in an exhibition called URBANISMS II, curated by Michel Boutin and Judy McNaughton. The show features work exclusively from Saskatchewan based women working with “urban art forms”. I will also be performing live in …

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 …