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alistair_uk: ...and that is it. It is with a heavy heart that I have to archive this cache, but the "art" is gone and the virtual cache has no reason to exist without it.

Thank you to Eckington who decided it was worthy of being listed originally and to all those who thanked me for listing it.

On a side note, we never did decide if it was art or not. :-)

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Spectra - txt, but is it art?

A cache by alistair_uk Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 06/25/2005
Difficulty:
1 out of 5
Terrain:
1 out of 5

Size: Size: virtual (virtual)

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Geocache Description:

Spectra - txt by Peter Freeman, Commissioned by Middlesbrough Council an installed in 2004.


Spectra-txt is a 10 metre high silver column in the middle of Middlesbrough shopping area that is covered with hundreds of dots light. Apparently is was partly inspired by Blade Runner.

You can text a key word to the "Art" and it will change colour. The colour animation depends on the word you texted to it. Don't worry if you are confused as this is one of very few pieces of art that has instructions of the front.

To log the cache you will need to take a photo of yourself and/or your GPS in front of the art. When logging the visit remember to log if you think it is "art", or just a "thing" pretending to be "art". If you do not have access to a digital camera then send me the number of vents around the bottom of the column.

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