Say Cheese!
This is me.
My work.   My play.




7 years.   4 days.        20%+
NFP   OR   Non Commercial   OR   Fun.
TheVisualDictionary.net
We take one of these.
Put a few instructions on it..
And then leave it somewhere
We’ve done it 170 times
In almost 45 countries
People find the cameras
“I found the camera in
London at the King's Cross
railway station on the
Harry-Potter-platform 9
+3/4”
“One of the other artists in the
show, Mike Gibson, had seen
one of the bags saying "Please
pick me up" and had brought
th...
Take a few photos...
...Then pass the camera on again
Until the film is finished...
Then we develop and share.
Digital Photography is HUGE




There were 6,174 uploads in the last minute. See more?
Instant Gratification is.. instant
Slowing things down
Inspiration comes in many forms.
Start Locally
Spread thru Personal Network
“I think I would like to do
   one for Boston, and also
one for New York. Can you
     sort me out with some
    info? I h...
First non-UK drop.
And first to be found
First USA drop. First Stranger!
175 Cameras
43 Countries
Six Languages
500 Codes
174,000 miles
400 Images
Camera 29
              15 days
1060 miles, 4 people
  California; Arizona
Camera 22
146 days
12 miles, 4 people
Amsterdam; Haarlem;
Heemstede
Camera 47
96 days
13,000 miles, 3 people
Cornwall; Thailand; Cambodia
Camera 38
               93 days
12,600 miles, 2 people
   England; Cambodia
Camera 73
             9 days
  0 miles, 2 people
Frankfurt, Germany
Camera 76
22 days
0 miles, ? people
Glasgow, Scotland
Camera 99
                  1 days
      0 miles, 4 people
Developer Day Scotland
Camera 97
               19 days
  265 miles, 4 people
South Coast; Yorkshire
Camera 85
             29 days
   ? miles, 2 people
Morro Bay, California
Camera 59
90 days
4 miles, 4 people
San Luis Obispo, California
Camera 134
44 days
7890 miles, 4 people
London; Cape Town; Jo’berg; Durban
Camera 84
                   82 days
     5300 miles, 3 people
London; San Fran; Oakland
22840
  London -
  Hong Kong -
  Vancouver -
  Montreal -
  Toronto -
  Hong Kong -
“Wherever it is, just promise me that if
you get a camera full of pictures of my
ex-girlfriend in union with a Spanish
coa...
“One of the children decided to start
shining the light into my eyes from
across the yard. So I played a along
by dodging ...
“that cam was like a sign to say ‘you’re
not alone, that will be the present for
your birthday’..”
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Sometimes it doesn’t work
Why do people get involved?
A sense of community
Mystery; The Unknown
Find & Drop.
Success of a camera
Curation, Not Creation
Local Representatives
How much does it cost?
http://theplug.net/28/strangerphotos.htm
http://www.photochaining.com/
The more, the merrier
Ownership
    is
overrated.
If you love it,
  set it free.
Whuff.
Where next?
Le projet des souvenirs jetables



     Si ha tomado todas las fotos las revelaremos.

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Please Join In!
Thankyou.
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Presentation at the IPA 'Game Changers' event in July 2009 on the Disposable Memory Project.

For more information about the project, please visit: http://disposablememoryproject.org

For more information on the talk visit: http://www.ipa.co.uk/Content/Game-Changers-Free-14th-July-2009

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  1. 1. Say Cheese!
  2. 2. This is me.
  3. 3. My work. My play. 7 years. 4 days. 20%+
  4. 4. NFP OR Non Commercial OR Fun.
  5. 5. TheVisualDictionary.net
  6. 6. We take one of these.
  7. 7. Put a few instructions on it..
  8. 8. And then leave it somewhere
  9. 9. We’ve done it 170 times
  10. 10. In almost 45 countries
  11. 11. People find the cameras
  12. 12. “I found the camera in London at the King's Cross railway station on the Harry-Potter-platform 9 +3/4”
  13. 13. “One of the other artists in the show, Mike Gibson, had seen one of the bags saying "Please pick me up" and had brought the camera to the gallery.”
  14. 14. Take a few photos...
  15. 15. ...Then pass the camera on again
  16. 16. Until the film is finished...
  17. 17. Then we develop and share.
  18. 18. Digital Photography is HUGE There were 6,174 uploads in the last minute. See more?
  19. 19. Instant Gratification is.. instant
  20. 20. Slowing things down
  21. 21. Inspiration comes in many forms.
  22. 22. Start Locally
  23. 23. Spread thru Personal Network
  24. 24. “I think I would like to do one for Boston, and also one for New York. Can you sort me out with some info? I have disposable camera, and ziplock bags already.”
  25. 25. First non-UK drop.
  26. 26. And first to be found
  27. 27. First USA drop. First Stranger!
  28. 28. 175 Cameras 43 Countries Six Languages 500 Codes 174,000 miles 400 Images
  29. 29. Camera 29 15 days 1060 miles, 4 people California; Arizona
  30. 30. Camera 22 146 days 12 miles, 4 people Amsterdam; Haarlem; Heemstede
  31. 31. Camera 47 96 days 13,000 miles, 3 people Cornwall; Thailand; Cambodia
  32. 32. Camera 38 93 days 12,600 miles, 2 people England; Cambodia
  33. 33. Camera 73 9 days 0 miles, 2 people Frankfurt, Germany
  34. 34. Camera 76 22 days 0 miles, ? people Glasgow, Scotland
  35. 35. Camera 99 1 days 0 miles, 4 people Developer Day Scotland
  36. 36. Camera 97 19 days 265 miles, 4 people South Coast; Yorkshire
  37. 37. Camera 85 29 days ? miles, 2 people Morro Bay, California
  38. 38. Camera 59 90 days 4 miles, 4 people San Luis Obispo, California
  39. 39. Camera 134 44 days 7890 miles, 4 people London; Cape Town; Jo’berg; Durban
  40. 40. Camera 84 82 days 5300 miles, 3 people London; San Fran; Oakland
  41. 41. 22840 London - Hong Kong - Vancouver - Montreal - Toronto - Hong Kong -
  42. 42. “Wherever it is, just promise me that if you get a camera full of pictures of my ex-girlfriend in union with a Spanish coastguard you won’t tell me.”
  43. 43. “One of the children decided to start shining the light into my eyes from across the yard. So I played a along by dodging in and out of the pillars to hide and snapped the last couple of shots on the roll as I did so. The little girl’s parents had died in a housefire two weeks before but she was so full of life you couldn’t help liking her.”
  44. 44. “that cam was like a sign to say ‘you’re not alone, that will be the present for your birthday’..”
  45. 45. 32
  46. 46. Sometimes it doesn’t work
  47. 47. Why do people get involved?
  48. 48. A sense of community
  49. 49. Mystery; The Unknown
  50. 50. Find & Drop.
  51. 51. Success of a camera
  52. 52. Curation, Not Creation
  53. 53. Local Representatives
  54. 54. How much does it cost?
  55. 55. http://theplug.net/28/strangerphotos.htm
  56. 56. http://www.photochaining.com/
  57. 57. The more, the merrier
  58. 58. Ownership is overrated.
  59. 59. If you love it, set it free.
  60. 60. Whuff.
  61. 61. Where next?
  62. 62. Le projet des souvenirs jetables Si ha tomado todas las fotos las revelaremos. Здравствуйте и спасибо, что нашли меня! Το πρόγραμμα αναλώσιμης μνήμης Wo habt ihr die Kameras gefunden?
  63. 63. More more more
  64. 64. Please Join In!
  65. 65. Thankyou.
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