[ISEA2012] Artists Statement: Neil Mendoza & Anthony Goh – Escape (2011)

Artists Statement

mobile phones, tree, Arduino

This installation takes familiar, often stressful and annoying devices and creates an alternate reality that uses disposable, unwanted phones and unwanted noises and turns them into something beautiful. Each bird consists of a load of broken phone junk. The working phone communicates via serial to a device that then decides how the bird should move, when it should answer calls (from the public or other birds), and when it should make calls.

  • Neil Mendoza & Anthony Goh, UK