The Portable Cellular Phone Booth provides a visual image of social sacrifices and opportunities to interact with one another lost due to our own self-involvement. This ‘performance art’ retractable phone booth [ .jpg image ] is carried on your back and can slide up and over your head to completely isolate you from society; the action is fast and slick just like the flip action of a cell phone. Via: Gizmodo
Historically the iconic phone booth represented a place where one could go to be alone for a private conversation, transform into superman or travel through time. With the Portable Cellular Phone Booth, one can transform from a member of society to one that is closed off.
Can you imagine these units en mass in Tokyo..?!? Ed.