installation transmits tweets into morse code light signals
installation transmits tweets into morse code light signals installation transmits tweets into morse code light signals
aug 16, 2012

installation transmits tweets into morse code light signals

‘morse code light signal installation transmitted by twitter’ by kostantinos frantzis, ana catharina marques and markus schmeiduch

copenhagen-based students kostantinos frantzis, ana catharina marques and markus schmeiduch from CIID have conceived a ‘morse code light signal installation’ that transmits messages received from twitter. the project interactively connects two copenhagen harbours through the application of old maritime communication, by integrating a modern interpretation of message distribution through social media. using antique signal lamps and iPads, the intervention showcases traditional marine culture in the danish town by re-contexualizing information exchange. the set-up incorporates arduino, where an interface decodes information and translates them onto two twitter accounts on both sides of the harbour, where users can freely network to broadcast their messages.


morse code light signal transmission in copenhagen

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metal engraved morse code reference

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