And so, it was the 3 December, 1992, when the first ever text message was sent, by 22-year-old British engineer Neil Papworth. On this day, Neil marked his place in the history books, revolutionising communication as we know it today, all by sending a text message that read "Happy Christma" (the 's' was missed off)
How did you turn 90,000 Text messages into art? "I made it into an art form as they became small facets of my life which I wanted to document and store forever and by making pieces of art with them it gave the 'throw away sentiments' a greater longevity. It also allowed me to explore into an academic side of what was when I began a new technology".