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INTERVIEW // SARA GOLD

r/n __a/s/l Learning American sign language has been a long time goal of mine, at the age of 33, being femme yet butch in Vancouver has left me with a desire to communicate on a few different levels. r/n __you've been a long time Vancouver electronic musician.



Sara Gold

Sara Gold. 103 likes. sound art // design // curation // installation



SARA GOLD PERFORMS LIVE EXPERIMENTAL TECHNO + NEW MUSIC AT SMALL UNDERGROUND EVENTS + LARGE SCALE FESTIVALS. WITH A CAREFULLY CURATED COLLECTION OF VINTAGE ANALOG INSTRUMENTS, HER PRACTICE INCLUDES SOUND ART INSTALLATIONS, FIELD + STUDIO RECORDING, HIGH CONCEPT AUDIO/VISUAL WORKS AND TEACHING WORKSHOPS ON HARNESSING FEEDBACK LOOPS + NO INPUT MIXING ON VINTAGE ANALOG CONSOLE MIXERS.




2018



Hello, Ocean? - Vinyl Release - Jaz Records

Masterclass with Suzanne Ciani @ University of Victoria




2017





Soundscape Radio - CFRO Radio Vancouver

Ghost in the Machine - Live Collaborative Performance @ Vancouver Art and Leisure

Art of Beats Radio - Interview and Debut of upcoming Vinyl release @ CFRO radio Vancouver

Tidal~Signal - Sound Art Installation @ Vancouver Art and Leisure

Midi Sync - live improvisational group sessions @ The Copper Owl, Victoria BC

Garden City Electronic Music Society - presentation on modular synthesis @ University of Victoria

Vancouver New Music - Reorganized Organ - Installation @ Vivo Media Arts Center

Mastic Screening - Digital Carnival @ Richmond World Festival

Utilizing Feedback for Recording and Performance - Workshop + live performance @ Vivo Media Arts Center

House of Gold 1.0 - Event Curation @ The House of Gold

Signal Jam 1.0 - improvisational group sessions @ The House of Gold

Lido Thursdays - Live Analog Hardware Performance @ The Lido

Western Front and SFU presents - Live Analog Hardware Performance @ Selectors Records

Witches and Brews - Facilitation of Natural Dyestuffs Experimentation @ The House of Gold

Label Launch Event - Live Ananlog Hardware Performance @ The Red Gate (hastings)





2016




Big Joy Festival - Live Experimental Electronic Performance @ Remington Gallery - 12/2016

Live Radio Interview @ CITR co-op radio

Cinema Paramnesia - Live Projected Visuals Performance @ Vivo Media Arts Center

Tidal~Signal Festival - Analog Live Performance, Installation @ Selectors Records

Recorded Radio Interview @ CFRO co-op radio

Guest performance with Datataste - Electronic Vintage Analog Live Performance @ Selectors Records

Phenol - Original Sound Art Created for Celestial Terror - Mac CFRO comission + Master Classes: Composition, Mixing and Mastering @ Co-op Radio CFRO - 06/2016 to 10/2016

Maker Faire Vancouver - Textile Village - House of Gold Installation @ PNE forum

Mini Maker Faire - Interactive Demonstrations of Basic Modular Synthesis for Youth @ River Market

Carbolic Acid - Experimental New Music - Recording, Editing, Composition, Mixing - 05/2016

Mastic - Audio/Visual - Distribution + Screening @ VIVO Media Arts Centre

Twelve High Chicks Magazine - Interview, Article and 6 page Photoshoot Spread featuring House of Gold Visual Arts

Creosote - Experimental New Music - Recording, Editing, Composition, Mixing - 02/2016





2015




Experimental Researches in Electricity - Live Analog Electronic Experimental New Music Performance + Submissions Jury - Bent @ VIVO Media Arts Center - 11/2015

Self Directed Study - Mastering of Roland TR-909 Drum Machine - 02/2015 - Ongoing

Private Training - Mastering of Insert, Sidechain and Send/Return Hardware Functions - 02/2015 - 03/2015

Mastic - Experimental New Music - Recording, Editing, Composition / Visual - Direction, Conception, Costuming, Set Design - 10/2015

Molasses - Score for Film - Analog Electronic Composition @ The Beaumont Studios Suite 13 05/2016





2014




Rotverschiebung - Audio/Visual - Render Festival @ VIFF Theater + Mexico International Film Festival (silver palm award) 08/2014





2011 - 2018




House of Gold - Bespoke Couture - Hand Stitched Recontextualizing of Antique (50 - 100+ Year Old) Clothing + Genuine Antique Fur Coats- 2011 to ongoing

Self Directed Study - Natural dyestuffs Techniques including Indigo, Logwood, Cochineal and more




2011




House of Gold Fashion Ball - Curation, Organization, Installation, Art Direction, Hand Stitched Vintage Fur Recontextualization, Styling @ 434 Columbia





2009




Her Jazz Noise Collective - Live Analog Electronic Collaborative Performance @ The Western Front - 11/2009

Dadabus - Live Digital Electronic Performance @ Rhizome Cafe - 10/2009

Signal and Noise Festival - Audio/Visual Performance, Artist Talks, Installation, Recorded Interview @ VIVO Media Arts Center - 09/2009

Sink or Swim - Curation, Organization, Art Direction @ 440 W. Pender - 08/2009

24 artists 24 hours - Performance, installation @ Interurban Gallery - 07/2009





2007




New Forms Festival 7 - Live Experimental Improvisational Digital Performance @ Open Studios 09/2007

Self Directed Study - Sampling Vinyl with Specialized Needles and High Quality Turntable to Digitize and Manipulate in Ableton Live for Live Performance - 06/2007 to 08/2007

Langara Photography Graduation Exhibition - Performance @ Snap Gallery 07/2009

Private Training - Ableton Live Digital Production Suite - 04/2007 to 06/2007





2006




Silence: Vancouver New Music Festival - Live Analog Electronic Improvisational Performance and Collaboration @ Scotiabank Dance Center - 09/2006

Faux Future - Vancouver New Music - Live Analog Electronic Improvisational Performance @ Mount Pleasant Community Hall - 07/2006

Self Directed Study - Finding Resonant Frequencies of Objects and Buildings Utilizing Subwoofers, Digital and Analog Sound Technology - 02/2006 to Ongoing

Self Directed Study - Mastering Analog Modular Technology for Performance with a Particular Focus on the Paia 4700 Vintage Analog Modular System 05/2006 - 07/2006

Self Directed Study - Grasping and Executing Complex as well as Simple Feedback Loops Within Vintage Analog Reel to Reel Magnetic Recording Tape Technology - 01/2006 to 12/2006

A New Hope - Installation @ Open Studios - 05/2006





2005




Coelacanth - Live PA Project Involving Contact Mics, Various Found Objects and Looping Delay Pedal - 2005 to 2006

Pancake Noise Breakfast - Live Performance @ Blim - 06/2005

Open/Inputs - Live Performance @ Soma Cafe - 05/2005

Black Hole Club - Live Performance @ Soma Cafe - 04/2005

Mike Hunt - Installation @ Shop Cocoon 03/2006 to 09/2006

It's All Very Technical - Live Performance @ Soma Cafe - 03/2005

Space Age - Live Performance @ Gallery X - 02/2005





2004




Cellofeign - Live PA Project Studying Interaction of Cello and Subwoofers, Finding and Exploring Resonant Frequencies in Live Audio Environments - 2004 to 2005

Open/Inputs - Live Performance @ Soma Cafe - 06/2004

Hello My Love Petunia - Live Performance, Curation, Organization @ Chameleon Studios - 05/2005

BEDMAS - Live Performance, Curation, Organization @ Blim - 03/2004

Suite 1850 - Live Performance, Curation, Organization @ Harbour Dance Center - 01/2004



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