21 August 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.
Some background on SMS.
A huge collection of projects can be found HERE.
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.
<a href=”http://mobjects.net/dotdotdot/</a>.dot.dot.dot</a>, Mark Argo
A LED display that is activated by SMS activity.
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.