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GEORGE RAHI    contact:   rahigeo (at) gmail.com

EDUCATION / TRAINING / WORKSHOP

2018    MFA Candidate – SFU Contemporary Arts, Interdisciplinary Studies
2016    ArtStarts Learning Lab, Vancouver BC
2016    Working with Sound: Community Radio Education Society Workshop, Vancouver BC
2016    Gamelan Music Intensive Study, Bali Indonesia
2013    Gamelan Music Intensive Study, Bali Indonesia
2012    Purple Thistle Institute, Vancouver BC
2012    Co-op Radio: Portable Sound Equipment Training, Vancouver BC
2011    Bachelor of Arts in Human Geography, Honours, University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC

EXHIBITIONS / INSTALLATIONS

2017    Western Front, Vancouver BC
2016    Vancouver Mural Festival, Vancouver BC
2015    Vancouver Folk Music Festival, Vancouver BC
2015    Vancouver International Children’s Festival, Vancouver BC
2014    Tiny Lights Festival, Ymir BC
2014    Vancouver International Children’s Festival, Vancouver BC
2014    Art Starts Gallery, Vancouver BC
2013    Emily Carr Culture + Community Gathering, Vancouver BC
2013    Vancouver International Children’s Festival, Vancouver BC
2013    Celebrate Stanley Park 125th Anniversary, Vancouver BC
2012    Parade of Lost Souls, Vancouver BC
2012    SH’Bang Festival, Bellingham Washington
2012    Burning Man Festival, Black Rock City Nevada
2012    Illuminaries Lantern Festival, Vancouver BC
2012    Vancouver International Children’s Festival, Vancouver BC

PERFORMANCES

2017    Western Front, Vancouver BC
2016    Big Joy Festival, Vancouver BC
2016    Mechanical Music Festival, Vancouver New Music, Vancouver BC
2016    The Field Gathering, Winlaw BC
2016    Artswells Festival, Wells BC
2016    Intonarumori, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver BC
2016    Bass Piano Concert Series, Western Front, Vancouver BC
2015    New Music for Gamelan, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey BC
2015    New Music for Gamelan, The Field Gathering, Winlaw BC
2015    Speed Stunned Imaginations, Produced by the Western Front, Vancouver BC
2015    BC Youth Week, Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, Vancouver BC
2014    New Music for Gamelan, Roundhouse Community Arts Centre, Vancouver BC
2014    New Music for Gamelan, Whistler Arts Council, Whistler BC
2013    Bali Tour: Gamelan Gita Asmara, Bali Indonesia
2013    New Music for Gamelan, Western Front’s 40th Anniversary, Western Front, Vancouver BC
2012    New Music for Gamelan, Maker Music at One Thousand Rivers, Vancouver BC

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
Youth Artist Mentor for the ‘Reorganized Organ’ project. Facilitated workshops collaborative instrument building and electronic instrument hacking

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

Western Front – 2015
Facilitator of youth engagement project ‘Speed Stunned Imaginations’ with music and shadow puppetry

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

AWARDS

2016 – BC Arts Council – Media Arts Project Grant
2016 – ArtStarts Creative Spark Grant
2015 – Vancouver Foundation Award