Versus 0.02 [gridiron] wins Honorable Mention at’s Innovation by Design Awards

Versus 0.02 [gridiron] wins Honorable Mention at’s Innovation by Design awards for data visualization

//benitez_vogl fashion tech startup

We just launched the kickstarter for the MEMENTO, our first product for our fashion tech startup, mode++.

3D printed Football Game Sculptures

We just launched our //benitez_vogl shapeways store where you can buy all the American football championship game sculptures printed in 3D.

SXSW Panel Picker

We have submitted 2 panels for this year’s SXSW. Please vote for our proposals:
Versus: Sports Sonification and Visualization and Interdisciplinary Concepts + Tech in Design School.

Artist Talk at the BOX gallery April 4

We would love to invite you to our artist talk at the BOX gallery April 4 8pm.

versus premieres at the BOX gallery – March 7 2015

Our new work versus premieres at the BOX gallery 3rd Floor Summit Artspace- March 7 2015 during Akron Art walk 5pm-8:00pm. The work will be shown alongside skin {d.e.e.p.} and the show will be up until April 5th.

skin d.e.e.p. at the Sculpture Center Cleveland

skin d.e.e.p. as part of Machined Senses at the Sculpture Center Cleveland at the Euclid Avenue gallery.

S.A.R.A. at ITAA North Carolina

S.A.R.A. and Open Thread will be presented at ITAA North Carolina.

S.A.R.A. at ISWC

S.A.R.A. at ISWC

S.A.R.A. @ ingenuityfest 2014 Sept -28

Just found out the dates for this year’s ingenutiyfest. Sept 26 starting at 5pm, September 27 all day from noon on, and September 28th until 5pm. We will be housed at the Great Lakes Science Center.

S.A.R.A. @ bal igenuix tonight

S.A.R.A. @ bal ingenuix tonight, performances on the lower stage at 9:30 and 11:00pm. Slovenian National Home Cleveland.

KSU Fashion Show Performance April 26

We will perform S.A.R.A. at the Kent State University Fashion show on April 26.

Join Us at Mini MakerFaire Cleveland

Join us at Cleveland’s Mini Maker Faire at the Cleveland Public Library.

Presentation at New Media Caucus Showcase – CAA Chicago

If you are at CAA, stop by the New Media Caucus showcase:

S.A.R.A. @ ingenuityfest 2014

We will perform S.A.R.A. at ingenuityfest 2014.

S.A.R.A. @ Collider6:data

Upcoming performance: Collider6:data @ Emily Davis Gallery at the Myers School of Art, University of Akron, OH. September 12, 8pm.

open thread wien

Margarita is the artist in residence at quartier21 in the museumsquartier in Vienna.
We will be working on the fashion collection open thread until the beginning of July.

Digital Fashion Conference London,UK May 16th-17th

We will be part of the Digital Fashion Conference London,UK May 16th-17th.

Mini Maker Faire Cleveland

If you are at the Cleveland Mini Maker Faire in the Cleveland Library, stop by, see the loom and say hello.

//benitez_vogl @ SXSW

We have been invited to speak at South by Southwest in Austin, Tx Monday, March 11 11:00AM -12:00PM at the OMNI downtown Austin. Our talk is titled Open Source in collaborative arts praxis.

Coded :: Fashion in Hongkong

Coded:: Fashion is currently being shown at the Haptic InterFace exhibition in Hong Kong Nov 21st – Dec 18th at the Academy of Visual Arts Hongkong.

//benitez_vogl at CHArt

Markus will present the paper with the title “The use of custom co-configurators open source development and content creators in our (//benitez_vogl) collaborative praxis” at the CHArt (Computers and the History of Art) 28th Annual Conference in London, UK.

//benitez_vogl will premiere s.a.r.a. at ingenuityfest cleveland

We will premiere S.A.R.A. – synesthetic augmented reality application at ingenuityfest cleveland.
The app creates its own sounds and visuals based on the camera video input. S.A.R.A. will be part of the COLLIDER exhibit at ingenuityfest.

barcelona fashion week – llunatics

Margarita has been invited to speak at Barcelona fashion week. She will present her talk e-textiles++ on July 11th 12:30. Details: Llunatics

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Collider 8 and Philip Beesley Forum class at the Emily Davis Gallery at the University of Akron.

//benitez_vogl, Margarita Benitez and Markus Vogl develop work within a hybrid art praxis since 2000. They question contemporary issues concerning technology, such as exploring the mediation of information in our lives. Their current research explores 3D printing and transformation of the human form with through concepts of biomimicry, the concept of pret-a-faire (ready-to-make) thru generative fashion applications and open source tools for artists.