Slava Balasanov is a musician and visual artist working in the realm of digital culture and technology. He co-founded and operates Moment Sound Recordings and his music has been released on labels such as Mathematics Recordings, Future Times, !K7 and featured in Pitchfork, Xlr8r and Fader magazines. As an artist, Slava focuses on the convergence of real and virtual space, creating fantastic objects that playfully reveal the absurdities of common-place conventions of contemporary society. Often times the technology he develops for his projects evolves into large-scale collaborative platforms for creation and distribution of media online and on mobile devices. Slava holds a B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Chicago and a Master’s Degree from the Interactive Telecommunications Program at NYU.