Rafael Lozano-Hemmer's interactive installation, Â«Amodal SuspensionÂ», will be presented by the Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media from November 1st through the 24th. [From Josh Rubin's Cool Hunting].
Short text messages sent by people over the Internet or by cell phone will be converted into patterns of flashing lights in the sky, turning the Japanese city of Yamaguchi into a giant communication switchboard. The piece will be located in the public space around the new YCAM Center and will be viewable at amodal.net.
But what is the algorithm, and can a group actually influence the outsome by sending certain messages... There has got to be a way to hack this thing to write "Godzilla lives"