VS :: 0.01 [eight-ball]

Title: VS (Versus) :: 0.01 [eight-ball]
Year: 2012
Medium: pool table, custom software, sound equipment


This is documentation of the premiere of the first installment of the VERSUS (VS.) series: VS :: 0.01 [eight-ball] at COLLIDER4: SPECTACLE. The VS. compositions are a series of sonically interpreted sports events. VS :: 0.01 [eight-ball] is an interactive data sonification of the traditional eight ball pocket billiard game. The sound composition is created by interpreting the movement of the billiard balls while 2 players are battling for the win.






::Latest Update::

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

//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.