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ABOUT

Shannon Sea is a Bahamian-American composer, sound artist, and sonic activist.  Their compositions are deeply influenced by the avant-garde aesthetic, electronic music, Taoism, and their Afro-Caribbean roots.  Sea's works explore themes of nature, spirituality, Afro-futurism, and self-exploration.  They seek to create sound worlds that fuse together acoustic and electronic means of expression.

Sea views listening as a form of activism and meditation.  They believe that sound can heal and expand one's consciousness.  Largely self-taught, Sea began studying music theory and composition in 2017, after a career in law.  Sea launched their music career in 2019, and has composed for theater and dance.  They are currently working on their debut EP, which will be released in 2022.  Sea's influences are Harold Budd, Alice Coltrane, Keith Jarrett, Eliane Radigue, Nina Simone, and Toru Takemitsu.