Vygandas Šimbelis

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  • ISEA2017

    Vygandas Simbelis, Sweden.


    Vygandas “Vegas” Šimbelis, Mobile Life centre, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden. Vegas Simbelis, artist name – Das Vegas, is artist and researcher whose work examines power structures and humanizing aspect of technology. Research and creation unfold in fields of art and design, interactivity, unique user experiences, critical media studies, data economy and surveillance, ArtTech and FinTech.


    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.


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  • Sweden


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