The Society for the Activation of Social Space through Art and Sound (SASSAS) is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization serving as a catalyst for the creation, presentation, and recognition of experimental art and sound practices in the Greater Los Angeles area. SASSAS is unique among local experimental music organizations in its site informed programming, its bridging of visual art and sound communities, its commitment to pay artists and its free programming. Programs include the sound. concert series; soundShoppe, a monthly workshop for experimental musicians; soundSpark, a monthly series for young children featuring solo and duo performances by emerging experimental musicians, and the online concert archives http://sassas.org/archives/.
SASSAS is supported in part through grants from the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, the City of West Hollywood Arts Commission, the Good Works Foundation, The Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts, The Jerry and Terri Kohl Family Foundation, Metabolic Studio, the Los Angeles County Arts Commission and the support of our members especially 33-1/3 Club Members John Baldessari, Ann Goldstein and Christopher Williams, Karen and Stephen Hillenberg, and Abby Sher.
Cindy Bernard, Founding Director
Daniel Corral, Assistant Director
Reuben Merringer, Administrative & Development Assistant
Board of Directors:
Cindy Bernard, Gabriel Cifarelli, Karen Hillenberg, Michael Ned Holte, Peter Tolkin, Devon Tsuno, Tashi Wada, Nina Waisman
Ann Goldstein, Renée Green, Carole Ann Klonarides, Renée Petropoulos, Tom Recchion, David Schafer, Carl Stone, Mark Wheaton, Christopher Williams