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Water Calligraphy Device

Devised by friend and media artist, Nicholas Hanna, Water Calligraphy Device reinterprets the Chinese tradition of water calligraphy - using a large brush and water (instead of ink) to write Chinese characters in public spaces - by transforming a tricycle into a poetry-writing device. Read more via designboom, or watch a video (shot by the equally amazing Jonah Kessel) on Danwei.

Image courtesy of Nic Hanna.