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Tana Sprague is an artist, curator, producer, and cultural organizer based in Oakland, CA. She holds a BA in Interdisciplinary Computing and the Arts fromUCSD, and an MFA in Electronic Music & Recording Media fromMills College.

With a growing discography of sound releases and live cinema collaborations (under the moniker Lissom), she has performed and/or exhibited work at theBiennial of the Americas, Seattle’s Decibel Festival, the Mutek A/Vision program at Communikey Festival,Soundwave Festival, and theInterferenze Festival(Italy).

Through field recording, synthesis, signal processing, and other technology that has transformed the definition of instrument, her work explores, mirrors, and expands the edges of perception and consciousness.

From 2004 until May of 2010 Tana worked alongsideRecombinant Media Labs’ (RML) founder and Director Naut Humon; performing various roles including r&d intern, performance systems programmer, production manager, audio-visual engineer, international partnership liaison (ICAS network), and most recently as Associate Director. From May 2009 until July 2010, she served as the Director of Operations atGray Area Foundation Foundation for the Arts(GAFFTA), establishing the infrastructure to support Gray Area’s ongoing projects and public programs.

Tana recently Co-FoundedLiminal Space, an organization and artist run warehouse space that is a direct result of the convergence and culmination of these experiences.

 

My Artists Sessions

Thursday, September 27
 

5:30pm

 
Friday, September 28
 

7:00pm

 
Sunday, September 30
 

5:30pm