Category Archives: Interventions

PLAY IN LINES


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COLLABORATIVE DRAWING

What: Engage strangers in a single drawing
Why: Express themselves
How: Provide all of them with the same sheet
When: March, 2011
Where: L Train, around Montrose


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FREE COMPLIMENTS

What: Compliment random strangers
Why: People feel depressed (Valentine’s Day)
How: Set a table with a sign and wait for them
When: March, 2011
Where: Union Square, New York


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FREE COFFE

What: Offered Free Coffee on Subway stations
Why: People are in a hurry and don’t have time for breakfast
How: Bought Coffee and set a table at the subway station
When: November, 2010
Where: 23rd and 6th avenue, subway station – New York


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CAN I HELP?

What: Offered help to random people
Why: Sometimes we need help but are afraid to ask
How: Wore a t-shirt and approached people
When: October, 2010
Where: around East Village, New York

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BUBBLE BIKE

What: Call a lot of good attention to my bike
Why: Cab drivers don’t respect the cyclists
How: add bubbles and music to my ride
When: October, 2010
Where: around Meat Packing , New York


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I NEED YOUR HELP

What: Solicited people’s help
Why: People are not used to help solicitors
How: offered something good: chocolates
When: September, 2010
Where: 7th ave and 18th st, New York

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BUTTERFLIES

What: Embellish a bridge with paper butterflies
Why: Lack of interesting sites on my way to work
How: Cut paper butterflies and pasted them on the bridge
When: September, 2010
Where: Queensboro Bridge, New York

 

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MESSAGE FOR YOU

What: Leave positive notes in random places
Why: Add positive surprise to people’s routine
How: Leaving greeting and unaddressed cards
When: August, 2010
Where: Around Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

 

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SURPRISE

What: Leave objects in places they might be useful
Why: Add positive surprise to people’s routine
How: See what a place might need and leave it there
When: September, 2010
Where: Everywhere

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