Latasha N. Nevada Diggs & Anne Tardos


Writer, vocalist, and sound artist, Latasha N. Nevada Diggs is the author of three chapbooks, Ichi-Ban and Ni-Ban (MOH Press), Manuel is destroying my bathroom (Belladonna Press), and the album, Televisíon. As a vocalist, she has worked with many artists including Vernon Reid, Akilah Oliver, Mike Ladd, Butch Morris, Gabri Christa, Shelley Hirsch, Burnt Sugar, Edwin Torres, Elliot Sharp, Mendi + Keith Obadike, Bernard Lang, Vijay Iyer, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Towa Tei, and Guillermo E. Brown. She has received scholarships, residencies, and fellowships from Cave Canem, Harvestworks Digital Media Arts Center, Naropa Institute, Caldera Arts, New York Foundation for the Arts (2003/2009), the Eben Demarest Trust, Harlem Community Arts Fund, and the Barbara Deming Memorial Grant for Women. LaTasha is a 2009-10 LMCC Workspace Artist in Residence. LaTasha currently curates and directs events with The Black Rock Coalition Orchestra. She is a Harlem Elohi Native.

Anne Tardos is a poet, composer, and visual  artist. She is the author of several books of poetry and the multimedia  performance work and radio play Among  Men. A selection of her readings and performances  (many with Jackson Mac Low) can be heard on the University of Pennsylvania’s  web site : PennSound and on UbuWeb Sound. Her book of poetry, I Am  You, has appeared from  Salt, and she is the editor of Thing of  Beauty, by Jackson Mac Low, California. She is a  2009 Fellow in Poetry from the New York Foundation for the Arts.