X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:

Activist Twitter Dress Streams Political Tweets

by Hazel Chua
Advertisement

You are what you wear. Sometimes, you can send the loudest of messages without saying a single word. You can let your clothes do all the talking instead.

For example, take the Twitter Dress developed by creative agency Deportivo. This isn’t the first dress that displays tweets, although it’s the first one that’s political in nature.

Activist Twitter

The dress was created to help Sweden’s youth get their voices heard at Almedalen Week, which is an annual political summit where thousands of politicians, celebrities, and PR people will converge to attend seminars, discuss issues, and talk politics. Deportivo worked with youth organization Crossing Borders in the creation of the dress, which you can see in action in the Vine animation below:

Crossing Borders recruited 30 “ambassadors” to wear the dress before the summit began. Their goal was to get the organization’s concerns out there by catching the attention of people who can actually do something about it – in this case, the people in attendance at Almedalen.

After the summit, Deportivo’s Stefan Ronge reported: “The Twitter Dress got a pledge from the minister of equality, Maria Arnholm, on addressing the issue of mandatory education on gender equality for Swedish teachers.”

[via The Daily Dot via C|NET]




Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

Recent Posts

Colin Furze\

Colin Furze's Flamethrowing Guitar & Smoking Bass: Through the Fire & Vapes

World\

World's Longest Pizza Measures More Than a Mile Long

Star Trek Shuttlecraft Tent Concept: Summer Camp, the First Frontier

Star Trek Shuttlecraft Tent Concept: Summer Camp, the First Frontier

1:1 Scale Star Wars Luggabeast Is Truly Luggable

1:1 Scale Star Wars Luggabeast Is Truly Luggable

Anatomical Lung Necklace Takes Your Breath Away

Anatomical Lung Necklace Takes Your Breath Away

More from Awesomer Media...

The Awesomer Logo MightyMega Logo 95octane Logo