George Rahi (b 1987) is a composer and sound artist based in Vancouver, unceded Coast Salish territories. He uses self-created and altered instruments as a method of exploring the intersections between acoustic and digital technologies, modes of listening, and spatial and architectural thinking. His work includes installations, instrument making, compositions for pipe organ, solo + ensemble performance, and works for radio, theatre + public spaces. He has presented throughout North America, Europe and Asia. He holds an MFA from Simon Fraser University and is the recipient of the 2018 R. Murray Schafer Soundscape award. In 2019 he began a year-long mentorship with sound artist and kinetic sculptor Trimpin.

recent

  • 12/12/2020__Exhibition at Seeing Sound, Bath, United Kingdom
  • 10/03/2020__Installation + Performance w/ Vancouver New Music, Canada
  • 08/01/2020__Installation at Wonderment, Garden City Electronic Music Society, Victoria, Canada
  • 02/01/2020__Performance at Kunst-Station Sankt Peter, Köln, Germany
  • 11/01/2019__Artist Talk + Performance at Modulus Festival, Music on Main, Vancouver
  • 09/23/2019__Guest Composer in Residence at EMS (Elektronmusik Studion), Stockholm, Sweden
  • 09/01/2019__Installation at IN VITRØ: Artificial Sonification, Matera, Italy
  • 07/08/2019__Sonologues at Vancouver Public Library, Redshift Music Society, Canada
  • 05/25/2019__Performance at Regenerative Feedback Festival , WORM, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 04/21/2019__Installation at Fusebox Festival, Austin, United States
  • 01/27/2019__Performance at Jogjakarta Noise Festival, Indonesia
  • 11/24/2018__Artist Talk at Sound Thinking, Surrey Art Gallery, Canada
  • 11/23/2018__Performance at Pacific Spirit United Church, Vancouver, Canada
  • 10/12/2018__Performance + Sound Installation at SPEKTRUM w/ Tristan Perich + Lesley Flanigan, Berlin
  • 10/05/2018__Installation at The Global Composition, Darmstadt, Germany