(Visuals – Nick Fry
Sounds – Dafydd Williams)
When the communications by mobile phone text messages are explored over 3 days, we gain insight to the lives of 10 urban dwellers. Their abbreviated language tells a story of modern life with poetic and explicit results.
SHORT_SWEET_SUCCINCT, through the text message we express our idle moments of thought, rarely communicated face to face.
08:09 Walk up + text me!
17:37 IM GETTING FLEA BITE WITHDRAWALS
18:43 HI IM NOT SPEAKING IM FINDING MYSELF
21:29 ARE YOU FKN DED OR WOT?
00:36 Until the colour of mans skin is of no more significance than the colour of his eyes, me say war…peace brother, speak to you soon star, lips
The exhibition uses sound, fax rolls and beanbags to create an environment for viewers and communicators to indulge in cerebral pleasures of passing the time pressing buttons to service our perception, memory and language.