Member Profile: Tina Tallon
Winner of a 2021-2022 Rome Prize, Tina Tallon is a temporal media artist, creative technologist, historian, and engineer whose work grapples with questions of identity, agency, and power as constructed and performed in our increasingly technologically-mediated world. Her concert music and interactive installations have been widely performed and presented by ensembles such as the LA Philharmonic New Music Group, Ensemble Intercontemporain, wild Up, and Talea, in venues ranging from some of the world’s most celebrated concert halls to aquariums, subterranean tunnels, and grain silos. She has received numerous awards, grants, and fellowships from organizations such as the Harvard Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, the American Academy in Rome, the Barlow Endowment, ASCAP, and NewMusicUSA. Recent commissioners include Guerilla Opera, the LA Philharmonic, the La Jolla Symphony, and the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University. In addition to regular appearances at academic conferences, festivals, symposia, and workshops, her work has been featured in outlets such as the New Yorker, NPR, Politico, and TheNextWeb. A passionate educator, Dr. Tallon currently serves as Assistant Professor of AI and the Arts in the University of Florida’s College of the Arts, and is committed to supporting young artists and engineers as they find their voices and dream up ways for their creative endeavors to make the world a better place.