5 May 2014

Het Orakel at De Dam

Freedom of speech on May 5

5 May 2014

On Liberation Day, May 5th, Atelier van Lieshout and Mediamatic celebrate our freedom with 'Het Orakel' (The Oracle). A manifesto for the freedom of speech. Location: Damsquare in Amsterdam


Het Orakel - Atelier van Lieshout


Situated at Dam Square this provocative installation, consisting of a mechanical head, reproduces the visitors text messages. Uncensored and unfiltered.
Mediamatic made the Arduino - and computer software for this 8 feet tall statue.


Visit 'Het Orakel' on Liberation Day and send an SMS to 2255, start the message with Orakel <space> followed by your SMS message. Let your voice be heard and speak your philosophical, noble, raw or vulgar mind.