Christian Zöllner's SMSlingshot is battery-powered slingshot with a display screen, keypad, and laser. Users can store and type text messages and then release the slingshot to blast them onto surfaces, where they appear within a splash of color and linger as long as the performers decide, and the text is tweeted at the same time. The SMSlingshot is an intervention against increasingly commercialized urban space, which is thus reclaimed and occupied through virtual tags. The device fuses a prehistoric tool, vibrant urban art, and innovative technology into a product that encourages interaction, information, and empowerment in the city
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