Collaboration with Melanie Kim.
We used IFTTT to create an automated chain of text messages. The trigger to receive the next text message with the next set of directions is a tag on instagram that is specified in the previous text message. We directed the participants to take pictures of what they felt the text messages described,
these (imgur.com/a/9Ym2v) are the red marker (Jaime)’s actual locations,
and these (imgur.com/a/dl8sH) are the blue marker (Dan)’s actual locations.
For their photos, check out their instagram: @cmu14tjjr / @dan54j
For a static map of their journey, check out google maps: mapsengine.google.com/map/u/0/edit?hl=en&authuser=0&mid=zUdXFLBbqpv8.kyydkyEVpEtA
Their final destination was Gene’s Last Chance, which was permanently closed.