Sharing the temperature of Budapest

Budapest Heat dislocates the weather from Budapest to the exhibition’s current location.

While roaming in Europe, Budapest Heat regularly receives SMS messages to stay updated on the current temperature in Budapest, than tries to apply this temperate to its local environment.

coolongstar.jpgAdding up the locally measured temperature with Budapest’s forecasted temperature, Budapest Heat creates collaborative warmth, data union and a tactile conglomerate. To translate this result into visual presence, Budapest Heat Artstar object is painted with temperature sensitive paint, creating a dynamically transforming object.

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By Adam Somlai-Fischer – Aether Architecture, with Dénes Poór.

Budapest Heat is part of the Art Stars the project: the works od 25 EU artists will be exhibited in the 25 EU countries in 2005-2006.