Title: untitled 1
Medium: 1974 VW Super Beetle and shrinkwrap
The site specific installation is a response piece to the collection of the Wolfsonian in Miami Beach. We dealt with the issue of collecting and preserving of objects in a museum setting. “Functional is no longer functional due to preservation.” The objects are just shells of what they used to be. Untitled was shown in 2005 at the FIU showcase in the design district in Miami.
, 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.