The Debt to Space Program

The Debt to Space Program

Debt 2 Space uses screaming as a method to transmit feelings of limitation as inspired by all types of financial requirements to space. Recordings of screams are delivered to space when they are played on the radio.  The sonic waves are exported from earth when they are transformed into radio waves, which reach the sun in about 8 minutes after they are broadcast. This piece has been played or displayed on KPFA 94.1 in Berkeley, CA, KBOO FM in Portland, OR, at Royal Nonesuch Gallery, e-flux in NYC, at Portland State University, and at RECESS PDX. KPFA: https://soundcloud.com/cassie-thornton/debt2space-commercial KBOO: https://soundcloud.com/cassie-thornton/debt2space-interview-and...

Our Bundles, Our Selves

This book is the culmination of a half-year of research on the material of debt. The development of the book has asked many people to act with extreme intimacy and trust in an age of the privatization of everything. This is a collection of transcripts from graduate fine art students at California College of the Arts who disclosed their economic and psychic financial information through a scripted visualization process. This is an enormous and radical undertaking, one that would not be possible without the back-breaking compliance of the school and the immeasurable support of students and staff. We have been...