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TAURIN DANIEL BARRERA

CREATIVE TECHNOLOGIST & MEDIA ARTIST

 taurinbarrera@gmail.com
908.982.8746

SPECIALIZATIONS:  

Digital Media, Interaction Design, Teaching and Curriculum Development,
Multimedia Programming, Sound Design, Technical Consulting, DIY

EDUCATION

2012 – 2014 M.F.A., Interactive Electronic Music & Recording Media, Mills College
2005 – 2009 B.A., Philosophy, Hispanic Studies, College of William and Mary. cum laude

HONORS & AWARDS

2014 Creative Code Fellowship, Gray Area for the Arts Foundation
2012 – 2014 Academic Scholarship, Mills College
2005 – 2009 William and Mary Scholar Award, The College of William and Mary
2006 Galapagos Research Grant, Sharpe Community Scholars Program
2005 Sharpe Community Scholar, The College of William and Mary

EXPERIENCE

2014 – Present Recording Studio Coordinator, San Francisco Conservatory of Music
2013 – 2014 Adjunct Professor of Music Technology, University of the Pacific
2012 – 2013 Teaching Assistant, Center for Contemporary Music
2012 – 2013 Marketing Consultant, TeaOlle, Inc.
2012 Media Assistant, Harvestworks Digital Media Arts Center
2010 – 2011 Full Time Teacher, Shanghai High School International Division
2007, 2009, 2013 Commercial Fisherman, F/V Lynx, Kodiak, Alaska
2008 – 2009 Recording Studio Manager, 90.9 WCWM Radio, Williamsburg, Virginia

PROFICIENCIES

Applications iLife Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
Web HTML, XML, CSS, JavaScript, WebAudio, WordPress, Livestream
Media Logic X, ProTools HD, Ableton Live, Max/Msp/Jitter, SuperCollider, Pure Data, Final Cut Pro
Computing Java, Android, OpenGL, Processing, openFrameworks, Physical Computing, Xbee, Raspberry Pi
Languages Fluent in Spanish; conversant in Mandarin Chinese.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

7/5/2014 “The Living RoomCollaboration with Bill Baird. Museum of Human Achievement, Austin, TX

  • Live performance and installation of dystopian “smart” living space.
  • Sensor fusion of consumer surveillance technologies was used to influence human interaction and large scale multimedia.
3/6/2014 “Texture” Mills College, Oakland, CA

  • Interactive installation investigating the mapping of physical touch to musical parameters in three dimensions using machine learning.
10/12/2013 “There Is No There” Ran Space, Brooklyn, NY

  • Multimedia installation of interactive senseable heirloom objects that mediate storytelling.
11/1/2012 “Imagining the Past / Synthesizing the Future” Online, www.thereisnothere.org

  • Online exhibition of audiovisual compositions generated using my Image2MIDI software.
10/31/2011 “Sonic Geography (音地理)” TCG Nordica Gallery, Kunming, China

  • Sound installation in Yunnan Province’s largest art gallery allowed visitors to physically interact with surround sound field recordings of Kunming
  • Featured in upcoming publication “Interactive Installations” by Tianjin Ifengspace Media.
7/28/2011 “False SIP” Shan Studios, Beijing, China

  • Audiovisual performance completely mediated by digital and web technology.
  • Work featured on Art Slant’s GeoSlant blog and CreateDigitalMusic.com