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Tania Fraga

Tania Fraga is an architect, computer artist and researcher using brain-computer interfaces within immersive interactive environments. She has a Ph.D. in Communication and Semiotics at the Catholic University of Sao Paulo. She is vice-president of the Sao Paulo Institute of Mathematics and Arts. She was professor at the Art Institute of the University of Brasilia. In 2010-11 was Post Doctoral fellow at School of Communication and Arts of the University of Sao Paulo, with a grant from Sao Paulo Research Foundation, FAPESP. In the course of 1999, she was a Post Doctoral fellow at CaiiA-STAR, UK, with a grant from the Agency for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel, CAPES. In 1991/1992/2010/2011 she was Visiting Scholar at the Computer Science Department of The George Washington University, USA. Tania has shown her work in many exhibitions, spectacles, published papers, and given many invited talks. She is recipient of many grants, commissions and awards, including a Fulbright grant in 1986, the Prix Moebius in 2001 in China, and the Brazilian Itau Institute Awards and Commissions in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2010, among others. Since 2008 she is designer and curator of the EmMeio exhibitions of computer art held at the National Museum of the Republic in Brasilia. She is board member of the AI & Society and many other Brazilian journals.

location: Brazil