Random Lift Button
Posted by Sebastian on Oct 29, 2006
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Chris Speed is a British artist/researcher who investigates the relation between space, time and architecture through conceptual approaches.

The Random Lift Button is a project in which Speed installed an R button in an elevator. By pressing it, people are taken to a random floor.

The Random Lift Button was apparently installed in two lifts in Portland Square at the University of Plymouth, UK. Are they still functional? Did anyone ever try one of them?

Related elevator art: The floor of the elevator (Televator) at the Ars Electronica Center in Linz animates when it's in motion. Coincidentally, it's made by Roy Ascott who - like Chris Speed - is also affiliated with Plymouth University.

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