The Scientific Indian

Interactive Cellphone Art

Art could be passive and contemplative, like gawking at a Dali painting and letting it drug you into a state of inexplicable weirdness. Art could also be active and participatory, like the thousands of nude cyclicts in Amsterdam.

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How about Art with a cellphone and the cellular infrastructure? How about that in the beloved and beguiling city of Bombay? That, dear reader, is what DJ Fadereu and his friends have done. Armed with a cellphone, a custom built software application that translates walks into alphabets, and a pair of enthusiastic legs, the team has captured a piece of our modern social and technological landscape. Checkout The Cellphabet.