Art + Technology
Tiare Ribeaux has been a Bay Area based curator and producer of visual and new media arts exhibitions, projects and performances bridging art and technology focused on radical inclusivity and critical dialogue for over 5 years. She is the Founder and Artistic Director at B4BEL4B gallery and curated the Soundwave Biennial in 2016.
Career Background and Selected Exhibitions and Festivals
B4BEL4B Gallery, Founder and Artistic Director: January 2014 – Present
B4BEL4B is an art gallery and community space for new media and interdisciplinary art with an emphasis on diversity, social engagement and network culture. We engage diverse communities including artists/designers, creative technologists, LGBTQI2-S activists, writers, architects, and more through a rotating calendar of exhibitions, events, groups, and workshops.
5 Years experience in curation, management and administrative efforts for the production and installation of all new media projects, exhibitions, and events at B4BEL4B Gallery with a range of digital and interactive art including video, algorithmic art, robotics, software and hardware based projects, AR, VR and XR installations. Exhibition and Performance Reel
ZERO1 American Arts Incubator - IZOLYATSIA, Kyiv, Ukraine, 2018 - Participated in an international cultural exchange initiative of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Curation of artist participants in hands on workshop series where Tiare taught 3D modelling, 3D scanning, speculative design, and fabrication. Led artist project development, artist management, installation, and produced the exhibition for Emergent Tributaries - an exhibition that focused on cultural identity and environmental issues in Ukraine. Works featured included AR, 3D printing, CNC milling, laser cut acrylic works, speculative architecture, and video installation.
Softwar(e), Group Exhibition, B4BEL4B Gallery, 2018
Curation, artist management, project development and production for the exhibition Softwar(e) which featured artists exploring the ways we engage and access information online through VR, WebVR, projection mapping, video installation, and the creation of a text bot.
Vital Hybrids, Group Exhibition and Performances, B4BEL4B Gallery and Gray Area Art + Technology, 2017
Curation, project management and development, contracting, timeline development, and production for Vital Hybrids, a showcase of collaborative works by Bay Area and LA based women artists bridging visual arts, performance, and technology culminating as both an exhibition at B4BEL4B and a night of site-specific performances at Gray Area Art and Technology. These works included interactive and immersive installations, VR experiences, screen-based works, digital games, and more.
Kaleidescape (2014) - Curated, produced and project managed a commission for B4BEL4B gallery, a large scale projection mapped immersive kaleidoscope, also shown at the California Academy of Sciences and the Oakland Museum of California.
Soundwave Biennial, Artistic Director, Curator and Producer, 2015-2016
Soundwave is a festival of cutting-edge art and music experiences. Each two-year festival season investigates a new idea through sound, renowned for its thoughtful curation and unique programming in diverse spaces and venues.
Lead producer of the Soundwave ((7)) Festival ARCHITECTURE including curation, festival direction, project production and management for over 40 large scale audiovisual installations and performances bridging visual art, animation, sound, and technology over a two year program season. Knowledge and layout of exhibition and performance spaces in various configurations at venues including: de Young Museum, Contemporary Jewish Museum, California Academy of Sciences, Fort Mason Center for the Arts, Gray Area Art + Technology, and Grace Cathedral, among others.
Selected Site-Specific Activations
Aural Spatial Infinite Exhibition at Fort Mason Center for the Arts
Curation, project development, artist management, creating contracts, developing timelines and schedules, overseeing fabrication and production of Aural Spatial Infinite exhibition at 2 locations at Fort Mason Center for the Arts as part of the Soundwave Biennial.
SonicLabs Launch at Obscura Digital, June 2015 - Curation and production of immersive installations including projection mapped dome with audiovisual components, projection mapped dymaxion screen, and an interactive sound-reactive touch screen installation for a public event showcase as part of SonicLabs programming leading up to the Soundwave Biennial.
CODAME ART+TECH Festival, Curator and Artistic Director, 2015
Curated, project managed, produced, created schedules and budgets, and oversaw all installations and performances for the CODAME Art+Tech Festival “Movement” at the Monument Venue, showcasing new works that demonstrate the fusion of art and technology including immersive and interactive installations, generative art, new media, innovative dance compositions, and concept pieces by local, national, and international artists.
GRANTS, AWARDS, AND FELLOWSHIPS WON - Art Direction and Curation
ZERO1 American Arts Incubator Fellowship, in partnership with the US Department of Education and Cultural Affairs
New and Experimental Works, Kenneth Rainin Foundation (B4BEL4B Gallery)
California Arts Leaders Investments, Center for Cultural Innovation (B4BEL4B Gallery)
National Endowment for the Arts, 2016 (Mediate Art Group, Soundwave Biennial)
San Francisco Arts Commission, 2016 (Mediate Art Group, Soundwave Biennial)
San Francisco Grants for the Arts, 2016 (Mediate Art Group, Soundwave Biennial)
Zellerbach Family Foundation, 2016 (Mediate Art Group, Soundwave Biennial)
Best of the East Bay Award, 2016 (B4BEL4B Gallery)