[NetBehaviour] Cherry Blossoms.

marc marc.garrett at furtherfield.org
Wed Apr 11 15:05:16 CEST 2007

Cherry Blossoms.

"Cherry Blossoms is a backpack that uses a small microcontroller and a 
GPS unit. Recent news of bombings in Iraq are downloaded to the unit 
every night, and their relative location to the center of the city are 
superimposed on a map of Boston. If the wearer walks in a space in 
Boston that’s correlated to a site of violence in Baghdad, the backpack 
detonates, releasing a compressed air cloud of confetti, looking for all 
the world like smoke and shrapnel. Each piece of confetti has the name 
of a civilian who died in a war based on lies."


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