(Video) SMS Installation Collapses Spatial Relations With Wordplay

An exquisite corpse that hinges on architecture and social media

Lisa Baldini
Lisa Baldini on July 30, 2010.

Gravity is the latest installation from 2roqs studios that utilizes mobile technology, physics, architecture, sound to create a system that operates like a socialized exquisite corps. Displaying text messages sent in by the onlookers, the movement and sounds are dictated by a complex algorithm that accounts for spatial relations and physics of the buildings’ architecture; in this manner, the topological constraints of the real world extend into the virtual.

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TOPICS: Arts & Culture, Electronics & Gadgets, Web & Technology
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Lisa Baldini is a regular contributor to As a student of Graham Harwood, Luciana Parisi, and Matthew Fuller, Lisa's interest in technology lies in how culture is changed from the bottom up through history, materiality, databases, user experience, and affective computing. A student of social media marketing, she sees how people try to engage consumers through technology and how much failure is at hand by misunderstanding the medium. A teacher at heart, she writes and curates in an effort to link the knowledge derived between the academic, art, and business worlds.