UBER GURLZ: Denizen Femme at the Art Gallery of Regina

UBER GURLZ: Denizen Femme Performance by Carrie Gates at the Art Gallery of Regina

In just a few weeks, I will be performing a new work in progress at the Art Gallery of Regina as part of the UBER GURLZ: Denzien Femme exhibition curated by Michel Boutin for the Indigenous Peoples Artist Collective. This is the second installment of the UBER GURLZ series and I performed at the first one a few years ago …

Carrie Gates Featured in "My Music" Article in Planet S Magazine

“My Music” Article in Planet S and Prairie Dog Magazine with Carrie Gates

Lovely fun was had when I put together this list of some of my favourite all time songs for Gregory Beatty’s “My Music” feature column for Saskatoon’s Planet S Magazine and Regina’s Prairie Dog Magazine (in the Hallowe’en edition, no less!)! The article is featured in both the print and online editions of both magazines, so pick up a paper …

Saskatoon Fashion and Design Festival (SFDF) 2018

Saskatoon Fashion and Design Festival Runway Show with VJ Carrie Gates

Oooooh la la! It’s that time of year again! The fabulous Saskatoon Fashion and Design Festival (SFDF) is coming up again this weekend and I will be doing a live performance for both nights of their runway show at the Delta Bessborough. For both evenings, I am creating custom VJ clips to go along with each of the fashion designers’ …

Dirty Two Minutes With You - by VJ Carrie Gates and Phlegm Gadget

Nuit Blanche Edmonton Screening of VJ Carrie Gates and Phlegm Gadget Video

Lovely! Nuit Blanche Edmonton has featured the video “Dirty Two Minutes with You” that I made with music by Phlegm Gadget (aka Jon Vaughn) as part of Constantine Katsiris‘ curated screening by the Boreal Electroacoustic Music Society (BEAMS)! It’s all happening on September 29th in Edmonton and you can catch the Boreal Electroacoustic Music Society’s screening at the Enbridge Centre …

Solstice on the South Saskatchewan (Solsask Festival) - 2018 Poster

Solstice on the South Saskatchewan (Solsask) Festival with VJ Carrie Gates

I’m excited to be VJing at the electronic music festival called Solstice on the South Saskatchewan​ (Solsask) from June 21st to June 24th at the One Arrow Rodeo Grounds. They have their hearts in a good place! Their goal is “to improve relations between the First Nations and non-indigenous people through sharing of culture, music, dance, conversation, and shared purpose”. …

MEME Festival 2017

MEME 2017 with VJ Carrie Gates

I’m 1000% thrilled to be performing again at the MEME Festival in Winnipeg, MB. This urban electronic music festival has top notch programming for techno and house with a sophisticated sound and takes place at tons of different swanky venues around the city. I’ll be performing at The Cube in The Exchange area on Sunday night from 9pm until midnight. …

Ways of Something - men dream of women

Ways of Something at Flatpack Film Festival 2017

We’re excited to be co-presenting the first UK screening of all four episodes of Ways of Something at Flatpack Film Festival 2017. The project, conceived by Canadian artist and curator Lorna Mills, features 114 net-based artists reinterpreting John Berger’s original Ways of Something, leaving only the original script and voice-over intact. The resulting piece features animation, 3D rendering, gifs, film …

Snow Fort Reggae: Volume 5

Snow Fort Reggae: Snowvember in Winnipeg featuring Carrie Gates as SUBFOLDER

Ultra stoked to be VJing in Winnipeg this Friday at Snow Fort Reggae Issue V: Snowvember (this time under the name SUBFOLDER, hee hee) with some crazy awesome peeps! I love my Winnipeg buddies, yasssssss! <3

Hito Steyerl (b. 1966), Installation view of Factory of the Sun, 2015

Whitney Museum of American Art to Screen “Ways of Something” for “Dreamlands” Exhibition

I am absolutely thrilled that the “Ways of Something” project curated by Lorna Mills will be part of the exhibition “Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905–2016″ at the Whitney Museum of American Art from October 28th, 2016 to February 5th, 2017!!! Read more about the project here.

Skylab Records Promo Video Still

Skylab Records Promo Video Featuring VJ Carrie Gates and The Librarian

Skylab Events put on a great event at The Capitol Club in Saskatoon a while ago where I VJed for The Librarian and VBND. It was a totally wicked night with a sweet projection mapped stage installed by Pro Plus Productions for me to play on. Check out the awesome promo video that Dane Hanson (Skylab Records and Skylab events label boss) put …

WITCH RAVE - August 26th, 2016 in Berlin

WITCH RAVE in Berlin featuring video by Carrie Gates

There’s a very cool event going down in Berlin this month called WITCH RAVE, organized by Coral Short. They will be screening a few of my videos there. This event looks extremely fun…oh geez I wish I could be there in person!

Sean Caruso and Carrie Gates VJing at the NEST Dome at Motion Notion 2016 - Photo by Ben Z. Cooper

Motion Notion 2016 with VJ Carrie Gates

I’m crazy excited to announce that I will be performing again at Motion Notion 2016! This will be the 10th year (I think!) that I’ve performed at this amazing festival, located just outside of Golden, BC, smack dab in the middle of the most beautiful place in Canada, surrounded by psychedelically beautiful mountains and some of the kindest, coolest people …

"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 …

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 …