current / upcoming exhibitions + performances

06.09.17 - 10.09.17//// Variations on a Theme. Gaudeamus Musikweek, Utrecht NL.
15.03.18 - 15.04.18//// Persistent Teenage Gesture. Eastern Bloc, Montreal QC.
25.01.18 - 13.05.18//// A Truly Magical Moment. Inter/Actions. TheMuseum, Windsor ON.
18.01.18 - 25.02.17//// Variations on a Theme. Solo exhibition. Galerie Bon Accueil, Rennes, FR.
01.12.17 - 02.02.18//// A Truly Magical Moment. Post-Fail. Winterthur FotoMuseum, CH.
01.12.17 - 12.01.18//// A Truly Magical Moment. Festival Pixxelpoint, Nova Gorica, SLO.
10.11.17//// //// //// //// ////***performance*** Remai Modern Museum, Saskatoon, SK.

past exhibitions

27.10.17 - 29.10.17//// Permafrost. Festival SemiBreve, Braga POR.
07.09.17 - 13.09.17//// Permafrost. Ars Electronica, Linz, AUS.
06.09.17 - 10.09.17//// The sound of empty space. Gaudeamus Musikweek, Utrecht NL.
15.07.17 - 30.08.17//// A Truly Magical Moment. FILE Festival, Sao Paolo, BR.
13.07.17 - 30.08.17//// Triad. Interstices outdoor sculpture exhibition, Gatineau QC.
26.05.17 - 10.09.17//// Curtain (white). Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition, York Art Gallery, York UK.
28.06.17 - 29.09.17//// A Truly Magical Moment. Usine C, Elektra Festival, Montreal QC.
14.05.17 - 30.07.17//// Curtain (white). Villa Brandolini, Slighetto, Italy. Offsite group show during Venice Bienalle, curated by Lucia Longhi and Sonia Belfiore.
26.04.17 - 21.05.17//// Selected works at European Media Arts Festival (EMAF), Osnabruck, Germany.
22.04.17 - 29.04.17//// Five Lines, Crossing. Student Center Gallery, Zagreb University Center for the Arts, Zagreb, Croatia. Commissined for the 29th Music Bienniale Zagreb.
10.04.17 - 19.05.17//// Variatons on a Theme. Solo exhibition. FOFA Gallery, Montreal QC, Canada.
08.03.17 - 13.05.17//// Pirouette. Ellephant Gallery, Montreal QC, Canada. "Timeless" curated by Christine Redfern.
10.03.17 - 11.03.17//// A Truly Magical Moment. Cut & Splice Festival. Manchester, UK. Curated by Distractfold ensemble.
02.03.17 - 08.04.17//// Message Past Future. Galerie B312, Montreal QC Canada. "Statuer: les figures du socle (partie II)" curated by Emannuel Galland.
08.12.16 - 23.08.16////Mobile (Seoul). Unlanguaged : Seoul. Mullae art space, Seoul, South Korea. Curated by Youjin Jeon.
18.11.16 - 10.11.16//// Room Dynamics (installation + performance). Submerge Festival, Bristol UK.
29.09.16 - 16.11.16//// A Room Listening to Itself. Gallery 1C03, Winnipeg MB Canada. Curated by crys cole.
21.09.16 - 20.12.16//// A Line Listening to Itself. Hedreen Gallery, Seattle Univesity, WA, USA. Curated by Amanda Donnan.
08.09.16 - 06.11.16//// A Truly Magical Moment. New Media Gallery, New Westminster BC Canada. "Witness", curated by Sarah Joyce and Gordon Duggan.
02.11.16//// //// //// //// ////***performance*** Spektrum. Berlin, Germany.
27.10.16 - 30.10.16//// Curtain (white). Lab30 Festival. Augsburg, Germany.
21.10.16//// //// //// //// ////***performance*** 820Plaza. Montreal QC Canada.
13.10.16//// //// //// //// ////***performance*** Vancouver New Music Festival. Orpheum Annex, Vancouver BC Canada.
22.09.16 - 28.10.16//// Listening through a small plastic box. Red Bull Music Academy Exhibition, Centre Phi. Montreal, QC, Canada. Curated by TRUSST.
21.09.16 - 25.09.16//// Sectioning. Art Pop, Ecole des Beux Arts. Pop Montreal Festival. Montreal, QC, Canada. Curated by Robb Jamieson.
25.07.16 - 20.08.16//// A Room Listening to Itself. DK Trehgorka, Moscow, Russia. 5th Moscow Young Art Biennale - parallel program, curated by Sasha Burkhanova.
27.04.16 - 27.07.16//// Message Past Future. Galeria Alarcon Criado, Seville, Spain. "Me Acuerdo..." curated by Jesus Alcaide.
09.06.16 - 30.06.16//// Inversion as a literary device. Solo exhibition. Gallery Skolska28, Prague, Czech Repulic
16.05.16 - 22.05.16//// Pirouette / Message Past Future. Atoll Art Actuel, Victoriaville QC, Canada.
16.05.16 - 22.05.16//// Listening through a small plastic box. Gare Central, Festival International Music Actuelle Victoriaville, Victoriaville QC, Canada.
07.05.16 - 07.05.16//// Pay To Play (The Pitch). TBA. New York, NY. ''Baker's Dozen" curated by CK2 gallery.
21.04.16 - 24.04.16//// Going nowhere fast. Supermarket 2016 Independent Art Fair, MoTA collection. Stockholm, Sweden.
30.03.16 - 21.04.16//// Systems of Listening, Systems for Listening. Solo exhibtion. Nutting Gallery, West Liberty University, WV USA.
07.04.16 - 10.04.16//// Some familiar objects. Solo exhibition. Other Worlds Festival, Ablingdon Studios, Blackpool UK.
07.03.16 - 25.03.16 ////Principle of distance / Message Past Future. Solo exhibition. Museum of Transitory Art, Ljubliana, Slovenia.
02.03.16 - 29.03.16 ////Louder then a beating heart. Solo exhibition. In Sonora 2015 Festival. Swinton and Grant Gallery, Madrid, Spain.
27.02.16 - 28.02.16 ////A Line Listening to Itself. Eastern Bloc. Nuit Blanche 2016. Montreal QC Canada.
12.02.16 - 07.03.16 ////Pirouette. Festival Mois Multi 2016. Avatar Artist Run Centre, Quebec QC Canada.
03.02.16 - 14.02.16 ////The sound of empty space. National Art Center, Tokyo Japan.
21.01.16 - 20.03.16 ////Pirouette. New Media Gallery, New Westminster BC Canada. "OTIC: Systems of Sound", curated by Sarah Joyce and Gordon Duggan.
12.12.15 - 15.01.16 ////A Line Listening to Itself. American Medium Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. "Real things about real things", curated by Daniel Wallace.
04.12.15 - 10.01.16 ////A Room Listening to Itself. Solo exhibition. Open Space Gallery, Victoria BC, Canada.
27.11.15 - 30.01.16 ////
The sound of empty space. Solo exhibition. Carroll / Fletcher Gallery, London UK.
22.10.15 - 25.10.15 ////The loudest sound in the room experienced very quietly. Invisible Dog Art Centre, Brooklyn NY. Curated by CQAM.
19.10.15 - 25.10.15 ////Louder than a beating heart. Solo exhibition. Titanik Galleria, Turku, Finland.
12.06.15 - 13.09.15 ////A Room Listening to Itself. Solo exhibition. The Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe NM.
19.02.15 - 18.03.15 ////The sound of empty space. Solo exhibition. Gallerie B-312, Montreal QC, Canada.

 

recent press

Circulating Freely: Sound Installation Work of Adam Basanta. Tom Kohut for Blackflash Magazine, issue 34.2 (Winter 2017).
Critipeg: Sounding Space.
Thomas Pashko for The Uniter. Nov 10, 2016.
Witness - exhibition review
. Helen Wong for Magenta Magazine. October 23, 2016.
Sounds Good. Steven Leyden Cochrane for Winnipeg Free Press. October 13, 2016.
Vancouver New Music fest gets mechanical.
Alexander Varty for The Georgia Straight. October 5, 2016.
Must-Sees This Week: September 29 to October 5. Canadian Art. September 29, 2016.
Pirouette brings together the aural and visual, the past and present
. Review by Kevin Griffiths for The Vancouver Sun. February 2016.

Digital Worlds Stretch the Limites of What's Possible.
Review by Kenta Murakami for Hyperallergic.com. January 2016.
Critic's Pick.
Grace Beaumont for Artforum.com. January 2016.
The sound of empty space
. Award winners announcement, Japan Media Arts Festival 2015, Tokyo, Japan.
Adam Basanta: The Sound of Empty Space.
Exhibition review by Sylvain Campeau. ETC Media #106, October 2015 (Montreal QC).
e-music: The sound of empty space. Matteo Marangoni for Neural Magazine #51, Winter 2015. ISSN 2037-108X Published by Associazione Culturale Neural (Bari, Italy).
The sound of empty space. Regine Debatty for We make money not art. March 2015.
Hacked Feedback Systems Reveal the Sound of Empty Space. Sami Emory for Vice’s The Creator’s Project. March 2015.
Ecouter le son d’un espace vide, voila ce que propose cette installation. Aline Cantos for Konbini.com. March 2015.
Sound Today. Sound Installations: Adam Basanta. Esteban Diaz-Berrio for ArtFacto.today. August 2015.