from New York to Tehran … a project about tweeting
By: Howard Collinge and Nick Klinkert
video produced by: Kamran Taherimoghaddam ©2010
THE ORIGINAL TWEETERS
How do you get busy, technology addicted New Yorkers to look up from their Smart-phones and notice the nature around them? Real tweeting birds. Or at least, real stuffed tweeting birds, delivering messages to pedestrians via cardboard speech bubbles. Our little tweeting birdies certainly got people's attention, from Manhattan to as far as Iran, where the analog tweeting birds were viewed on Iranian TV in front of 20 million viewers.