[ISEA2014] Artists Statement: Vygandas Šimbelis & Anders Lundström – METAPHONE

Artists Statement

Metaphone- the art project consists of interactive apparatus, painting technique and sonic art. The machine captures bio-data from participants and creates paintings and sounds through the interaction.

  • Vygandas Šimbelis. Vygandas “Vegas” Šimbelis, artist name – Das Vegas (Lithuania/Sweden), is a contemporary (media) artist and researcher. With degrees in art and design from art academies, the highest attainment in the field is a Licentiate of Arts degree and a PhD (doctorate) at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. Having extensive experience in fine art and design, Vegas critically examines new territories and conducts research questioning the role of art (and artist) in relation to our contemporary society and with its socio-political implications.                simbelis.com
  • Anders Lundström, KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden.