Everyday electronic objects of commercial technology and communications assume new roles in the installations of Adam Basanta, taking on sculptural forms. In Curtain (white) the ubiquitous white earbud headphone’s connotations of a retreat from the outside into a private ‘bubble’ are expanded upon, as a three metre-long array of them generate white noise patterns.
Curtain (white), 2016. Sound installation. 240 pairs white earbuds, acrylic, electronics, 24 channel sound. 300cm x 20cm x 200cm.