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The smoking plant

Posted by Armando Alves | 22-09-2009 23:01 | Category: Health

Many countries around the world have been implementing smoking bans as public health policy. In Brazil, the state of São Paulo has issued last month a ban on indoor smoking, with the usual controversy among citizens.


Instead of taking sides, ad agency Fischer and ditial agency PIX, elaborated the installation “The Smoking Plant”, where 2 plants on a glass case where placed side by side, but with one of the sunflowers exposed to cigarette smoke. The whole experiment was live on the Internet during the past 2 weeks, with the results shown on the video below:


During the 97 cigars smoked, the project updated the progress on Twitter and created a great amount interaction with users, offering also a screensaver to follow the experiment from the desktop.

Fischer America
Additional credits:
Interactive: PIX
Production: D3 Estudio
Film: Conspiração Filmes

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