Ben Aqua is a multidisciplinary artist based in Austin, Texas. Born in Brooklyn, New York, his visual work has been exhibited internationally and published in Rolling Stone, NPR, NYLON, SPIN, NME, Flaunt, Bloomberg Businessweek, OUT, ARKITIP, XLR8R, Beautiful/Decay, Rhizome, Hi-Fructose, JOGGING and Fecal Face. His music has been featured in Apple’s “Shot on iPhone” campaign, Resident Advisor’s podcast series, Interview Magazine, The Creators Project, Mad Decent, DFA, VICE, Dummy Mag, FACT Mag, Modular, URB, BUTT and Opening Ceremony.
Ben Aqua’s Wireless Orchestra creates a multi-user, improvised mobile device soundscape based on a program of 4 systematic themes:
1. I’M RIGHT HERE WHY CAN’T ANYBODY HEAR ME
2. NOW I’M ANGRY F### THE WORLD
3. UGH NOW I FEEL GUILTY
4. ALL IS WELL, BUT I’LL BE WATCHING YOU
See and hear Ben Aqua perform in the courtyard outside of Dimension Gallery at 8 PM on Saturday, July 21.