August 21st, 2006
As preparation for some upcoming projects that employ SMS as a mode of interaction, I looked around for other artists who have used SMS technology. Here is a short list. Know of any others? These categories are very loose.
- TXTual healing, Paul Notzold
A lovely SMS to thought-bubble on public facade project.
- SMS Matrix, Delft, EE
A large 3D LED display will display incoming SMSes
- Smoke Signals, A Minimaforms Project
SMSes from participants are projected onto a cloud of smoke. A website presents both SMS numbers and an online submission box. A queue of messages is available for users to see.
- Tool For Armchair Activists, Troika
An device that will read SMSes in public places.
- SMS Guerrilla Projector, Troika
A portable SMS projector.
- Speaker’s Corner, Jaap De Jonge, et al.
A public LED display presenting a SMS/Web text submission/collaboration context.
- Story Board,Stefhan Caddick
A public, mobile storyboard that will display SMS messages. Employed Gnokii.
- Avete qualcosa da dire? , Andreas Gysin
The artists asks “what do you have to say?”. Participants answer via text message. Results are displayed on LED screens across Switzerland within minutes.
- Specflic 2.0 – Speculative Distributed Cinema, Adriene Jenik
A distributed performance, including live SMS input participant/viewers.
- hugms, Mark Argo
A tangible media device that allows you to send hugs via SMS.
- White Snoflakes, Polka Product Pleasure
White snowflakes in the street are illuminated by SMSes.
- Flickr Peep Show, @ Mediamatic 2005
Tags are sent to an installation that will reveal images from the flickr database.
- Accessory Nerve, Francesca Rosella and Ryan Genz, et al.
A wearable device that responds to SMS
- Cellwish, Yu-Chen Chiu (é‚±äºŽçœŸ), Kuan Huang(é»„å®½)
A text message based 3D public video installation. People can send their good wish via SMS of cellphone and share the good karma with the other people in the public space.
- Budapest Heat, Aether Architecture
A sculpture transforms itself in response to weather report SMSes from Budapest.
- Fete Mobile, Fete Mobile
A large networked blimp is accessible via SMS.
- Oribotics, Matthew Gardiner
An interactive installation/sculpture that responds to SMSes from participants.
- Call A ball, S. GrÃ¼nert, K. HÃ¼sig & J. PÃ¶nisch
City kiosks that allow people to communicate and organize ball-games via SMS.
- TXTSound, Paul Notzold
An SMS 2 Sound converter utilizing Max/MSP/Jitter.