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This article was published on August 10, 2012

    This is what happens when street art meets geek culture

    This is what happens when street art meets geek culture
    Harrison Weber
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    Harrison Weber

    Harrison Weber is TNW's Features Editor in NYC. Part writer, part designer. Stay in touch: Twitter @harrisonweber, Google+ and Email. Harrison Weber is TNW's Features Editor in NYC. Part writer, part designer. Stay in touch: Twitter @harrisonweber, Google+ and Email.

    Further proving that code is poetry (and that hardware hacking is absolutely awesome), “Water Light Graffiti”, created by Antonin Fourneau, is the result of what happens when street art meets geek culture.

    In the creator’s own words, the piece consists of “a surface made of thousands of LED illuminated by the contact of water.”

    You can use a paintbrush, a water atomizer, your fingers or anything damp to sketch a brightness message or just to draw. Water Light Graffiti is a wall for ephemeral messages in the urban space without deterioration. A wall to communicate and share magically in the city.”

    For more on this, you can find some gorgeous photos here. You can also check out all of TNW’s favorite experimental projects and apps.

    Via: NOTCOT