Saturday, February 13, 2010

Vol 4 Presenter Profile: Benjamin Caras


Computer controlled mechanics: How I coaxed my computer to work for me rather than against me.

Benjamin Caras is an artist and metal fabricator who builds computer controlled cutting machines/robots on the cheap, that rapid prototype parts, draw large-scale patterns… and write graffiti.
“This technology changed the way I design, fabricate, and think about art and the process of art making.  I'd like to share my discovery of inexpensive, renegade automation and encourage others to explore it for themselves.”


Benjamin Caras has his MFA in visual art and digital fabrication from University of Massachusetts, Amherst.  He hails from a family with a deep history in the metal’s industry.  He draws from his rich industrial background to influence his art.

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