Erin Gee is an artist from Regina, Saskatchewan who centralizes on digital culture through human voices in electronic bodies. Working in video, performance, robotics and audio art, her work is characterized by a distinctive use of historical referencing that enfolds past narratives into possible futures.
Gee’s work has been exhibited in group exhibitions in North America as well as internationally, most recently at such venues as TACTIC, Cork, Ireland (2011), La Centrale, Montreal (2011), and Arcade Gallery, Chicago (2010). Gee has performed at Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, Australia (2011), the MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina (2011) and the Deep Wireless Festival of Transmission Art, Toronto (2011). Gee was artist in residence at the MARCS Institute at the University of Western Sydney in 2011 at the invitation of media artist Stelarc. For her work in music composition, Gee was short-listed in the Bourges International Electroacoustic competition (2009). Her work has been reviewed and included in such publications as: WIRE: Adventures in Sound and Music, POIESIS: Journal of the Arts & Communication, as well as Vague Terrain. As a writer, she has published in the journal of the Canadian Electroacoustic Community, eContact! and has presented papers at several conferences on sound art and new media. Gee is a founding member of Holophon, an audio curatorial collective based out of Saskatchewan.
Gee has received several awards from the Saskatchewan Arts Board as well as the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and would like to thank both organizations for their support. Gee currently lives and works in Montreal studying at Concordia University’s MFA program in Open Media.