23 Dec '11, 3pm

Water-Shooting Bike Hack Sprays Calligraphic Graffiti (Video)

Water-Shooting Bike Hack Sprays Calligraphic Graffiti (Video)

Nicholas Hanna /Screen capture There are some pretty crazy bike hacks out there, and sometimes these modifications err on the illegal side (like this rainbow-painting robotic arm ). But Beijing-based media artist Nicholas Hanna may have the right idea of making a less permanent but still noticeable mark with his "water calligraphy device" which allows the rider to paint Chinese poetry in the streets, while bike riding. Nicholas Hanna /Screen capture Based on the Chinese tradition of using water brushes to inscribe wet poetry that eventually dries in public spaces, Hanna's modified cargo tricycle is a playful twist on this commonly-seen vehicle, which is used by locals to haul or sell things. Just Because: Tricycle Calligraphy 水书法器 from Jonah Kessel on Vimeo . Nicholas Hanna /Screen capture According to Designboom , this vehicle for public poetry incorporates a computer tha...

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