Troika: SMS Guerrila Projector

SMS Guerrilla Projector | Details: Portable projector, containing mobile phone
Dimension: 10 x 10 x 35 cm | 2005 | Studio: Troika (Conny Freyer, Sebastien Noel, Eva Rucki)
Photo 2 and 3: (above) SMS Guerrilla Projector, The Streets Concert, Astoria London 2006

The SMS Guerrilla Projector is a home made, fully functioning device that enables the user to project text based SMS messages in public spaces, in streets, onto people, inside cinemas, shops, houses…Small, portable, and battery operated, the SMS Guerrilla Projector contains a mobile phone which enables the device to receive and project messages from other people. The SMS Guerrilla Projector is made by recombining available technologies. As an open object, the projector generates a wide range of applications, allowing the user to display messages and share his reflections.

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Troika Profile:
Troika is a multi-disciplinary art and design practice based in London. With backgrounds in graphic and communication, art, product design and engineering, Troika’s approach focuses on merging the arts and design disciplines.

Since establishing the studio in 2003 Troika’s work has been exhibited at the Victoria & Albert Museum London, the Science Museum London, Tate Britain, at the British Council touring show in China at Guangzhou, Shanghai and Beijing, and in 2008 at the MoMA in New York. Troika’s work is represented in the permanent collections of the British Council, Victoria and Albert Museum and the Museum Of Modern Art New York. Troika has authored two books to date: Digital by Design, Thames and Hudson, 2008; Moscow Style, Booth- Clibborn Editions, 2005.

In 2009, Troika won the D&AD Yellow Pencil for their digital sculpture ‘Cloud’ in London Heathrow Terminal 5. Troika was commissioned to design 3 walkway installations of the UK Pavilion for the Shanghai Expo 2010. In addition Troika is currently working on a series of large scale permanent installations in Canada, Singapore and the United Kingdom.

For full Troika profile with Founders Biographies and list of previous work, please contact

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