Adam Basanta

Born in Tel-Aviv (ISR, *1985) and raised in Vancouver (BC), Basanta lives and works in Montreal
since 2010. Originally studying contemporary music composition, he has developed a broad,
experimental, autodidactic artistic practice in mixed-media installations, sculpture, and print

Across various media and techniques, he investigates technology as a meeting point of
concurrent, overlapping systems; a nexus of cultural, computational, biological, and economic

Since 2015, his works have been exhibited worldwide including the Musée des beaux- arts de
Montréal (CAN), WRO Biennale (POL), Fotomuseum Winterthur (CH), Cite International des Arts
– Paris (FRA), Arsenal Art Contemporain (CAN), Galerie Charlot (FRA), iMAL (BEL), National Art
Centre Tokyo (JPN), V Moscow Biennale for Young Art (RUS), Serralves Museum (POR), Edith-
Russ-Haus fur Mediakunst (GER), York Art Gallery (UK), and The Center for Contemporary Arts
Santa Fe (USA).

His work has been awarded in Canada (Prix Pierre Ayot 2019, Sobey Art Award Longlist 2018
and 2020) and internationally (Japan Media Arts Prize 2016, Aesthetica Art Prize 2017).