Tavofono | Telepafono
Crispin Jones with Sara Manazza
This pair of projects was produced with Sara Manazza for a show at the Telecom Italia Future Center in Venice for the E1 exhibition unit at Interaction Ivrea. The exhibition was aimed at children and making interactive workshops for them to engage with. For various reasons it was not exhibited at the show.You can read about the show here
The user of this installation can record audio into the buttons that make up the table surface, they then write on the button what they have recorded. They can then make a telephone call, but they cannot speak directly to the person they are calling, rather they must utilise the audio they (or others) have recorded into the different buttons on the table. Over time the table becomes an encyclopedia of telephone conversations.
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