Frontier Moods

April 23rd, 2016

It is a chemical element already being used to regulate the mood of bipolar patients, what role will it play in balancing the volatile moods of sun and wind? A tour de force through the wonderland of Lithium.

Frontier Moods is a video performance for twelve lithium-ion-powered laptop computers. It follows the diffusion of lithium through the late-capitalist Earth and its humans, connecting extractivist states, speculative economies, luxury consumer technologies, personal neurochemistry, and popular culture.