Real Snail Mail: Installation.

Isley, V. and Smith, P., 2009. Real Snail Mail: Installation. RFID internet installation.Guildford, London: British Science Association.

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Abstract

Vicky Isley & Paul Smith (aka boredomresearch) in 2009 developed an installation version of their project Real Snail Mail (www.realsnailmail.net). The world's first webmail service to use live snails to deliver messages. The Real Snail Mail installation enables an audience to view the webmail service live and the RFID tagged snails housed within an exhibition open top table enclosure, with multiple RFID readers, substrate and planting. boredomresearch exhibited the Real Snail Mail installation in the British Science Festival, Guildford (5th & 6th Sept 2009). One of Europe’s largest science festivals, bringing the public the latest in science, technology and engineering.

Item Type:Artwork/Design Object
Size:2metres x 1metres
Location of Work:Southampton, UK
Subjects:Social Sciences > Communication, Cultural and Media Studies
Social Sciences > Education
Arts > Graphic Arts
Arts > Recreation
Technology > Manufacturing and Design > Design
Group:Media School > National Centre for Computer Animation
ID Code:14517
Deposited By:Mrs Vicky Isley
Deposited On:14 May 2010 12:49
Last Modified:07 Mar 2013 15:28

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