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GEORGE RAHI    contact:   rahigeo (at) gmail.com

EDUCATION

2019    MFA, Simon Fraser, School for the Contemporary Arts
2011    BA. Honours, University of British Columbia

SELECTED PERFORMANCES & INSTALLATIONS

2020    Kunst-Station Sankt Peter, AGGREGATE concert series, Cologne, Germany
2019    Electro-Acoustic Music Festival, Osaka University of Arts, Japan
2019    Modulus Festival, Music on Main, Vancouver
2019    In-Vitro: Artificial Sonification Exhibition, Matera, Italy
2019    Regenerative Feedback Festival, WORM, Rotterdam
2019    Fusebox Festival, Austin
2019    Jogjakarta Noise Festival, Indonesia
2018    Music for the Augmented Pipe Organ, SFU School for the Contemporary Arts, Vancouver
2018    a thousand pounds of vibrating metal, Canadian Music Centre, Toronto
2018    no tree is untouched by the wind, SPEKTRUM, Berlin
2018    no tree is untouched by the wind, Global Composition, Darmstadt
2017    pulses // patterns, Western Front, Vancouver
2017    reorganized organ, VIVO Media Arts Centre, Vancouver
2017    soundwalk, World New Music Days – International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM), Vancouver
2017    UBC Balinese Gamelan Ensemble, Barnett Hall, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
2016    Mechanical Music Festival, Vancouver New Music, Vancouver
2016    Big Joy Festival, Vancouver
2016    intonarumori, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
2016    Bass Piano Concert Series, Western Front, Vancouver
 
 
AWARDS

2020 – Canada Council for the Arts Guest of Honour – Frankfurt 2020
2019 – British Columbia Arts Council – Early Career Development Award
2019 – Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Travel Scholarship
2018 – R. Murray Schafer Soundscape Award
2018 – Glenfraser Endowment Research Award in Acoustic Communication
2018 – Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Award
2017 – School for the Contemporary Arts Graduate Fellowship Award
2017 – Simon Fraser University Service Award
2016 – BC Arts Council – Media Arts Project Grant

RESIDENCIES

EMS (Elektronmusik Studion), Stockholm (2019)
Roundhouse Centre for the Arts, Vancouver (2019)
Beyond Spectacle – SFU Institute for the Humanities (2017)
Hadden Park Field House – Vancouver Parks Board (2015-2018)

TALKS / PRESENTATIONS

2019    Modulus Festival, Music on Main, Vancouver
2018    Sound Thinking Symposium, Surrey Art Gallery
2017    Colloquium Presentation, Simon Fraser School for the Contemporary Arts
2015    World Music Guest Lecture, Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre, Simon Fraser University

FACILITATION / TEACHING

School for the Contemporary Arts – Simon Fraser University – 2017/2018/2021
World Music – Teaching Assistant
Javanese Gamelan – Teaching Assistant

VIVO Media Arts Centre – 2017
Artistic Mentor for the ‘Reorganized Organ’ project.

Miscellaneous Productions – 2014/2015
Music Instruction

Western Front – 2015
Facilitator for youth art programs