Real Snail Mail


Real Snail Mail is a webmail service created by artists Vicky Isley and Paul Smith aka boredomresearch, which uses real live snails equipped with Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags to deliver electronic messages. The project was commissioned as part of the Tagged Exhibition in Space Media Arts, London in 2006 and was developed during boredomresearchs’ research fellowship in the Computer Animation Research Centre at Bournemouth University.


Real Snail Mail is a webmail service created by artists Vicky Isley and Paul Smith aka boredomresearch, which uses real live snails equipped with Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags to deliver electronic messages. The project was commissioned as part of the Tagged Exhibition in Space Media Arts, London in 2006 and was developed during boredomresearchs’ research fellowship in the Computer Animation Research Centre at Bournemouth University.
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