Taurin Barrera is an audio engineer, interactive multimedia artist, and teacher based in the San Francisco Bay Area. His work utilizes creative technologies to explore the liminal space between sensation and perception, and to augment our experience of sound, light, and space. He integrates spatial audio, visual music, and electroacoustic composition techniques to program custom software instruments, performance systems, and environments. His recent works have been exhibited at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History (D.C.), National Gallery of Modern Art (Bangalore), CERN (Geneva), Maker Faire (Shenzhen), and Luminaria Festival (San Antonio). He holds an MFA in Electronic Music from Mills College and is currently a Professor of Music and Director of Technology and Applied Composition Studios at San Francisco Conservatory of Music.