This storytelling installation uses a series of bottles embedded with custom electronics to share an engaging audio piece detailing the 300 year journey of Pippin the Plastic Bottle from conception to the afterlife.
Listen to Pippin’s story!
Click below to select from the 6 chapters:
ITP Winter Show 2009
Visitors listen to the story by placing their ear to the main plastic bottle, where Pippin’s voice surfaces from the depths of the bottle. One can select different chapters of the story by touching a bottle cap to the desired bottle.
CHAPTER 1: Conception
CHAPTER 3: Finding Love
CHAPTER 2: The Early Years
CHAPTER 4: Abandoned
CHAPTER 5: Mid-life Crisis
CHAPTER 6: The Legacy
- Six 30-45-second multi-channel audio pieces
- Six pen and ink portraits by artist Jenny Williams
- Arduino Duemilanove
- Custom designed digital switches
- External audio speakers
- Custom Processing code using Minim