Ancient remains, floating at the bottom of the ocean. Discarded, or shipwrecked, drowned. The speed in which technologies are thrown away creates a quiet ecosystem with a slow pulse. Whose lives were these? Even as a species facing ecological demise, we retain a unique obsession to connect separate artifacts into a cohesive story. The bottom of a psychological ocean is a curiosity box.
Adam Basanta is an artist, composer, and performer of experimental music. His work explores technological practices as active, participatory, multi-sensory performances, which are distributed throughout a variety of human, cultural, material and computational agencies.