Motion Notion Festival 2014 - Official Poster

VJ Carrie Gates Playing on Main Stage at the Motion Notion Festival in BC

The Motion Notion Festival in BC  is one of the best festivals I have even been to and it keeps getting better every year!  I’m really excited to be VJing on the main stage again on Saturday night. Definitely a festival worth checking out sometime, the people are so friendly and the landscape of the mountains near Banff are like …

REFRACTION at TRANSFER Gallery - June 28, 2014

Carrie Gates & YUNG PHARAOH Screened at “REFRACTION” at TRANSFER Gallery in New York

I just finished a new video called “Chlorophillinhale” for Giselle Zatonyl’s REFRACTION show at TRANSFER Gallery in New York. The video features a soundtrack by YUNG PHARAOH (aka Kevin Carey). The lineup for this event is kind of super amazing!

Bring Your Own Beamer (BYOB) - Prague 2014

Carrie Gates Screened at Bring Your Own Beamer (BYOB) Prauge

Several of my videos are going to be screened in Prague for the annual Bring Your Own Beamer (BYOB) event. These events happen around the world at different locations, screening multiple artists in different spaces over the course of one evening. Sometimes the projection stations are mobile, other times they are installed with multiple viewing areas in one venue.

Carrie Gates by Mitch Posada

3D Glitch Portrait of Carrie Gates Featured in Mitch Posada’s Show “Databending Portraits”

My friend Mitch Posada did a cool 3D glitch portrait of me the other day and it is being featured in his online exhibition at Neverland Space. Mitch Posada – Databending Portraits 23. May. 2014 – 14. Aug. 2014 See Mitch’s Exhibition (desktop-only) From the exhibition website: We are proud to announce Mitch Posada‘s latest solo-exhibition featuring a series of …

Carrie Gates - Akimbo Hit List

Akimbo “Hit List” with Carrie Gates

Akimbo is a Toronto-based company that promotes contemporary visual art, video, new media and film locally, nationally and internationally via the internet, mobile media and social. Established in November 1999, Akimbo has built a large and dedicated subscriber and reader base of Canadian and international visual arts professionals along with a client base of hundreds of the country’s most important …

"Crazy, Sexy, Cool" exhibition curated by Jennifer Chan

Carrie Gates – New GIF in the “Crazy, Sexy, Cool” exhibition curated by Jennifer Chan

Check out this new web exhibition of .gif art put together by Jennifer Chan called “Crazy, Sexy, Cool”!

GIF Wrapping 2013 - Icon for Carrie Gates'GIF to Carlos Saez

GIF Wrapping 2013

Here’s a bit of seasonal cheer for you: the 2013 annual GIF Wrapping event, hosted by Anthony Antonellis. 119 artists were assigned a “Secret Santa” type of role to another artist – every person made a unique .gif animation for the person that they were assigned.

Monad Digital -Hacktist Exhibition in China, 2013

Carrie Gates in “Hacktist” Exhibition in China

I’ve never shown in China before, so I am extra happy about this! Systaime Alias Michaël Borras and Matthieu Delourme have put together a new net art exhibition “Hacktist” with a website http://www.monaddigital.net/ where you can check out all of the work. Check out my exhibition page in the “Hacktist” exhibtion!

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.

Technoscience and Participation: Art, Literature and the Social Web

Carrie Gates Screened at Simon Fraser University for “Technoscience and Participation: Art, Literature and the Social Web”

My friend Erik Rzepka is doing a talk at the Institute for the Humanities at Simon Fraser University called “Technoscience and Participation: Art, Literature and the Social Web” on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013. He will be screening my Pizzabook promo video and the Ectocism video I made with Jon Vaughn.

LIQUIDATION Event 2013

New GIF by Carrie Gates Shown at “LIQUIDATION: Lancement du no. 28 // Launch of issue 28 : Gender(ed) Cultures on the Internet”

My friend Jennifer Chan is hosting a fundraising event for her upcoming issue of DPI magazine with Studio XX in Montréal. She asked me to submit a .gif for her all-night .gif projections and I am really happy to participate in this, it’s got a great lineup and looks like a phenomenal time!