Wi-Fi Hotspots Turned Into Impromptu Poetry Readings

Wi-Fi Hotspots Turned Into Impromptu Poetry Readings

An art project turns Wi-Fi network names into a broadcast of lines from classical poets

Laura Yan
  • 10 june 2016

Russian artist Dmitry Morozov is bringing poetry to where there was little before: to your Wi-Fi’s network name (aka your router’s SSID). Hotspot Poets are a set of four micro-transmitters, each programmed to broadcast lines from one of four classical poets: Japanese Bashō, German Goeth, Russian Pasternak and Italian Petrarch.

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