Why is it that when I go to the laundrette I see the same people each week and yet nobody talks to one another? Why don’t I know the names of the people who live opposite my house? Play Me, I’m Yours was designed to act as a catalyst for people who regularly occupy the same space, to talk and connect with one another. Listening to the radio programme made by NPR about this project it seems to have worked.What a clever art idea, more here!
Disrupting peoples negotiation of their city, the pianos are also aimed to provoke people into engaging, activating and claiming ownership of their urban landscape.
I don't know art, but I know what I like. And I like this idea.