NAME: YOUR TEXT HERE
AUTHOR: Marcos Zotes, an architect from Madrid living in Reykjavik. He is also the director of UNSTABLE, a design laboratory that explores the meaning of architecture within its social context.
DESCRIPTION: Presented at DLECTRICTY, Detroit’s art and light exhibition that took place last October, YOUR TEXT HERE is a participative video installation. As the title suggests, a huge projection on a plant’s facade shows the entire city anonymous texts sent by the audience through a specific mobile website.
AMUSEMENT RATE: Zotes conceived his installation as a way for the people of Detroit to talk back to the city they live in. What is usually a one-way conversation because a bizarre dialogue where everyone can voice his mind. YOUR TEXT HERE also finds quite different echo in Detroit. The residents of the Motor City finally have a place to express their pride and their love for a city which has been so often considered dangerous and decaying.
Source: Pop Up City