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Coded Moments Exhibition

Simone O’Callaghan’s exhibition Coded Moments, using QR codes, opened tonight (Aus time) at the Foyer Gallery, Victoria University in Melbourne. The use of QR codes in handcrafted print-based artworks seeks to mediate intimacy via mobile phone, between the viewer and artist … Continue reading

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Recent TOTeM Press

The Curiosity Shop in Selfridges has been getting a bit of publicity again recently due to it being featured in PSFK’s Future Of Retail Report. This was one of our projects we did with Oxfam back in April this year, … Continue reading

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RememberUs at Future Everything

We were part of Future Everything in Manchester again this year for RememberMe part 2- RememberUs. This time we took over 2 Oxfam shops; the Oxfam
 Emporium and Oxfam Originals in the Northern Quarter of Manchester. The Oxfam Emporium featured … Continue reading

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Oxfam Curiosity Shop

We are very pleased to announce our latest partnership with Oxfam for their Curiosity Shop in Selfridges, London. The Curiosity Shop opens tomorrow (1st April to the 10th of April) and here you will find a host of fantastic fashion … Continue reading

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Object Storytelling Workshop

    Tales of a Changing Nation at the National Museum of Scotland “We used to have a car like that…I remember the first TV we ever had…” If you have ever wandered round the galleries and spotted something from … Continue reading

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Tales of Things at the Museum

We are delighted to announce a collaboration with the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh. The project will launch on the 9th of April 2011 as part of the Edinburgh International Science Festival. As part of the Science Festival celebrations, … Continue reading

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tales of things wins Be2Awards

Thanks to all those who voted in the Be2Awards, we scooped the award for best Internet of Things application. The winners were selected by public votes on-line, so it is great that so many people voted for us. For more … Continue reading

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Tales from a bus stop

Today sees the launch of our latest collaboration, this time with a Norwegian transport company, Kolumbus. tales of things has been utilising  Kolumbus’ already existing QR codes to allow passengers to leave stories for one another. When a passenger visits … Continue reading

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Omniuniversity

Not one of our projects, but an interesting one- MadLab, Manchester’s pioneering creative and digital community space,  have announced the “Omniversity of Manchester”,  a new programme beginning in February 2011 . The Omniversity is a unique series of professional training courses … Continue reading

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Be2Awards 2011

We have been lucky enough to have been nominated for the best Internet of Things application on the Be2Awards alongside Pachube, Bubblino and Sen.se. All great projects, though of course we hope you will vote for us! The winner will … Continue reading

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