Locative Lab

researching locative media

smoke signals communication


a hybrid visualization system that explores the dynamic & spatialqualities of smoke & light in relation to contemporary mobile SMSmessaging technologies. a real-time smoke & light setup wasdeveloped to create a typographic ambient communication environment.local & remote (online) participants are invited to communicatewith the project by sending SMS messages to 1 of 2 smoke signalslocated at the event, which are then visualized via the responsivenature of “ephemeral memory clouds”
see also data smoke & infernoptix pyrotechnic matrix.
[minimaforms.com & flickr.com|thnkx Stephen]


Filed under: Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s


Cityscape LocativeLab.org is Ronald Lenz's research website on locative & mobile media. This is mostly an archive of blogposts I find inspiring and interesting and an overview of my work. I'm a strategist, technologist and researcher in the field of Location-Based Mobile Services and work at Waag Society, a medialab in Amsterdam, The Netherlands where I head the Locative Media research program and at 7scenes, a platform for GPS games and tours as creative director. Picture 4 Find me at Twitter, LinkedIn or via ronald [at] waag [dot] org.

RSS Slideshare favorites

%d bloggers like this: