Banksy Locations Tracks the Nearest Banksy Pieces

By: Christopher DeLuca - Published: Jul 28, 2011 • References: & psfk
Banksy Locations is a a new app that tracks the nearest pieces by the infamous street artist. The app can pinpoint all of the pieces in your hood; once tracked, the app can give you directions and supplemental info about the pieces.

Banksy Locations is a brilliant concept because street art -- unlike art in a museum -- is difficult to organize as a unified experience. This app is a must for the street art aficionado and the uninitiated alike.

Implications - Consumers are increasingly looking to technological tools that will enable a greater connection with the world around them. The massive popularity of a check-in services like Foursquare is a prime example of this tendency. Companies finds ways to encourage new a distinct way of connecting their consumers to the world around them. Stats for Sizzling Street Art Apps Trending: Older & Average
Research: 2,371 clicks in 252 w
Interest: 2.6 minutes
Concept: Banksy Locations
Related: 57 examples / 44 photos
Segment: Neutral, 18-35
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