Guy NorenMallika Puri and I, programmed two proximity-triggered rotary phones to call the attention of downtown San Francisco strangers. 

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As a group, we wanted Ring to play as a commentary on the relationships we have with strangers. By placing two rotary phones in the middle of downtown San Francisco, we wanted to provoke a sense of nostalgia—a reminder that by having a simple conversation with someone you don't normally talk to, might just make your day a bit brighter.