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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, Department of Human Geography

PERFORMANCES & INSTALLATIONS

2019    jeita, 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, World Forum for Acoustic Ecology’s 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    pulsars, Mechanical Music Festival,  Vancouver New Music, Vancouver
2016    midnight owl, Big Joy Festival, Vancouver
2016    intonarumori, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
2016    Bass Piano Concert Series, Western Front, Vancouver
2015    Gamelan Bike Bike, Vancouver Folk Music Festival, Vancouver
2015    Speed Stunned Imaginations, Western Front, Vancouver
2014    Gamelan Bike Bike, Art Starts Gallery, Vancouver
2013    sound objects, Emily Carr Culture + Community Gathering, Vancouver
2013    New Music for Gamelan, Western Front, Vancouver
2013    Bali Tour with Gamelan Gita Asmara, Bali Indonesia

AWARDS

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
2016 – ArtStarts Creative Spark Award
2015 – Vancouver Foundation Award

SELECTED RECORDINGS

2017 – ‘Opening to the Surround’ Tribute to Pauline Oliveros, CRES Media Arts
2017 – ‘Sleep and Thunder’, Spoox Audio Magazine, Issue 12
2017 – ‘Tailwind’, Hi-Ten, Insitu Recordings, co-composed with Robyn Jacob
2016 – ‘What Would You Do’ – Sound Art Compilation, CRES Media Arts
2015 – ‘Occupy Wall Street’, Spoox Audio Magazine, Issue 11
2015 – Dawn Chorus, Midnight Owl, Self-Released
2013 – Bicycle Arpeggi, Self-Released

RESIDENCIES

Beyond Spectacle – SFU Institute for the Humanities (2017)
Hadden Park Field House – Vancouver Parks Board (2015-2018)

FACILITATION / TEACHING

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

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

Miscellaneous Productions – 2014 – 2015
Assistant Musical Director for the ‘Haunted House’ youth theatre production

Western Front – 2015
Co-facilitator of youth interdisciplinary arts project ‘Speed Stunned Imaginations’