Infinite Wishing Well

May 2016; 12" x 15" x 24"; raspberry pi, thermal receipt printer, receipt paper, clear and white acrylic, power cords, twitter bot

Infinite Wishing Well continuously prints @infinitewishing's real time feed into an acrylic wishing well.

with Max Fowler


Infinite Wishing [@infinitewishing] is a twitter account that automatically retweets a randomly chosen post containing the phrase "I wish" every three minutes. It can be seen operating live here.

Infinite Wishing is the third phase of an extended project exploring expression and desire in social media. 

Pictured above is an image of the landing page; the feed is embedded below.