Mailing Smiles
Digital Prints, moniter, video
12" x 8" x 4"
Mailing Smiles is a performance piece that documents the act of connecting with people through a small act of kindness.  I personally handed people their mail through the mailbox, and then documented their reactions.  I displayed 99 stills of the moment the participants reacted, and at the end a video playing all of the responses.  This piece brings up issues of where human interaction can cross the line from assistance to intrusion.
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