Free access from the yellow chair!

RCA Show, II.

With the Yellow Chair Stories, Anab Jain opened her WiFi network to neighbours and passers-by.

She placed a sign “advertising” the offer and a yellow chair outside her house, extending the boundaries of her home to encompass the boundaries of her wireless network. Both the sign and the chair defined a “real world blog space” which challenged the idea of “open network”.

lady1.jpgThis “grass roots” design approach illustrates how wireless technologies could become interfaces to recreate transient spaces for conversations at the threshold of the public and the private, the physical and the electronic.

Anab and Viktoria Klinker are also showing Sketch-a-move.