who am i

existence decay is the principal musical and artistic project of composer, performer, improviser, and artist (sonic and otherwise) Autumn Culp, also co-owner/creative director of the industrial and electronic arts organization _____electronics. Recently she has worked primarily with tape loops, found objects, contact mic, synthesis, online found sound, and digital video. Much of her work focuses thematically on the internal conflicts inherent in the experience of womanhood and lesbianism, ecstatic religious experience, and the relationship of an individual to her body, the world, and faith under capitalism. Sonically, her process seeks to combine noise, industrial, and plunderphonics aesthetics with free improvisational and electroacoustic grammars. She is currently studying Technology in Music and Related Arts at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music in Oberlin, Ohio.