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17th Entertainment Division Jury Selections

Word Spur

Media installation, Gadget

IBI Hideki / HOSHINO Taikan [Japan]


By wearing roller shoes with a flickering LED gadget in this installation and sliding over luminous paint, words appear along your trajectory. It is possible to display text input into a smartphone device, as well as online data obtained from Twitter and weather forecasts. The gadget can also be taken around with you, and there are many other ways in which you can play with it, such as attaching it to a radio-controlled car.