Tech Object Seminar: Motorola DynaTAC Ultra Sleek 9690 with Pasha Ian Clothier

Wednesday, 27th October 2021

Initially held at Te piere o te rangi, Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki, artist and educator Pasha Ian Clothier discussed the Motorola DynaTac Ultra Sleek 9690 early ‘brick’ mobile phone and its wider cultural context as a technology of long-distance communication. See the recording below.

This was the second in a series of five ADA Tech Object Seminars, where guest presenters explore the cultural, social and artistic aspects of technology through their work.

Thank you to Creative New Zealand Toi Aotearoa and Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki for providing the venue for the in-person event to take place.

Pasha Ian Clothier is an electronic artist; PhD candidate at Auckland University of Technology; Director of creative research at Intercreate (; and Kiako, The Learning Connexion.