The basic idea is pretty simple: in a lot of today's urban environments you can find a regular light bulb reasonably close-by. In Vienna, where this was executed, you can find one above almost every doorstep. The technology is even simpler - take the screw-cap of a regular light bulb and instead of connecting it to filaments it's being connected to a power socket.
To see how we made it and use it, we have a video we presented at the 2 year anniversary of the lovely gallery INOPERAbLE:
This project deals with electricity. Make sure not to blow yourself up!
You will need:
- A light bulb
- Electric cabling
- Plastic tubing to cover the cabling
- Power socket
- Something to cut the tubing
- Soldering iron and solder