Repurposing the phone for survival (working title)
Heath Bunting, Farida Vis, Stefania Bercu, Daniel Heuser Prestes, Johannes Söderberg, Nat Tkacz, Lonneke van der Velden
: Can we rank phones according to their survival capacity?Deflationary economy
: Can the phones be disassembled and can different phones be recomposed? What is the level of 'break-ability' of different kind of phones and are their parts interchangeable?
Get the phones
Use a guide (The Art of Manliness
Go outside and look at how the environment presents itself to see what kind of survival techniques we need.
Getting the phones on the market:
Studying the guide:
Break-ability of the phones:
Sony does better than motorola.
Motorola still needed to be smashed:
Motorola hairy part:
Position oneself by making a compas:
The compas doesn't work
The second compas does work: it is pointing out North:
Preparing for food:
Hunting rabbits with Sony:
Fishing with Motorola:
Preparing for the fire
making fire (cheating).
Reassembling the phone:
There are many unused parts:
Suggestion for further research: the extent to which the phone lends itself for further inventio.
'How to Use a [BUSTED] Cell Phone to Meet 5 Basic Survival Needs.' (The Art of Manliness, 14 June 2012