We set out to create a poetic digital experience that provides a glimpse into the immersive world of our upcoming December banquet, Decadent Decay. Led by GS producer Sarah Barker — with guidance from our collaborating scientist, Craig Rouskey of the Immunity Project, and set designer Lucy Goodwin, and filmed by Jove Mandzik of MendoHeights — we placed organic objects in a sealed container and livestreamed their decay on our YouTube channel. The project began on 19 October 2016 and ended on 23 November 2016, and the box was displayed at our Decadent Decay pop-up banquet on December 2 and 3.
The accompanying music is a piece written by violinist and composer Jeffrey Young specifically for Decadent Decay, exploring the natural decay of a violin's sounds.
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