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 …

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

Carrie GatesCarrie Gates & YUNG PHARAOH Screened at “REFRACTION” at TRANSFER Gallery in New York
Net-Recycling Exhibition in Hangzhou China with Carrie Gates

Carrie Gates Screened at Nomade Art Space, Hangzhou, China

Presentation at the Nomade Art Space, Hangzhou, China 21 June, 2014 Visit the Exhibition Website

Carrie GatesCarrie Gates Screened at Nomade Art Space, Hangzhou, China
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 GatesCarrie Gates Screened at Bring Your Own Beamer (BYOB) Prauge
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 Gates3D Glitch Portrait of Carrie Gates Featured in Mitch Posada’s Show “Databending Portraits”
Carrie Gates - The Creator's Project Interview 2014

Carrie Gates Interviewed for The Creator’s Project

I was recently interviewed for The Creator’s Project, one of VICE Magazine’s spin-off websites that focuses on digital art. Thanks to Nadja Sayej for the fun interview!! :)

Carrie GatesCarrie Gates Interviewed for The Creator’s Project
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 …

Carrie GatesAkimbo “Hit List” with Carrie Gates
"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”!

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

Carrie GatesGIF Wrapping 2013
Second Life Screenshot in Star Trek by Carrie Gates

Carrie Gates’s Screenshot Art Featured in The Creators Project: New Media Artists Pay Tribute To The Star Trek Universe With Screenshots:TNG

One of the Star Trek Second Life screenshots I made for the most awesome group on facebook (#Screenshots ★ TNG, run by Anthony Antonellis) is featured on The Creators Project!

Carrie GatesCarrie Gates’s Screenshot Art Featured in The Creators Project: New Media Artists Pay Tribute To The Star Trek Universe With Screenshots:TNG
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!

Carrie GatesCarrie Gates in “Hacktist” Exhibition in China
Pizzabook Promo Video 2013

New Pizzabook Promo Video: “Pizzabook turns your facebook into pizza”

Hey hey heyyyy!  I finally made a promo video for my Pizzabook project!  The ever-so-wonderous YUNG PHARAOH made the soundtrack for the video, which I recorded in one take in modul8 :)

Carrie GatesNew Pizzabook Promo Video: “Pizzabook turns your facebook into pizza”
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.

Carrie GatesBehind the Scenes at The Light Painting Project
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.

Carrie GatesThe Light Painting Project
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.

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

Carrie GatesNew GIF by Carrie Gates Shown at “LIQUIDATION: Lancement du no. 28 // Launch of issue 28 : Gender(ed) Cultures on the Internet”
El Observator - The Wrong - New Digital Art Biennale

“Kisik Acimowina” video still featured in Uruguay’s “El Observador” article on The Wrong – New Digital Art Biennale”

A video still from a recent project I completed with Jason Baerg and Michael Red was just featured in a newspaper article in Uruguay!

Carrie Gates“Kisik Acimowina” video still featured in Uruguay’s “El Observador” article on The Wrong – New Digital Art Biennale”
The Wrong - New Digital Art Biennale, 2013

Carrie Gates Videos Screened at The Wrong – New Digital Art Biennale

I am insanely excited about today’s launch of The Wrong – New Digital Art Biennale!!!!!! It is a maaajor international net art exhibition that features several different curated web pavilions with a huge array of megafresh new digital artwork ranging from gifs to video art to nu skool websites and then some. There is sooooooooo much stuff to see!!! Two new video …

Carrie GatesCarrie Gates Videos Screened at The Wrong – New Digital Art Biennale
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 …

Carrie GatesVJ Carrie Gates performing at VAMPIRE BEAT
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 …

Carrie Gatesģ̶Ł̶1ɫ̶Cʮ̶_Δ┌┼ \/\/\/\/\/\/!┬ jonCates AKA: Glitch Art with jonCates