20 Jun '11, 9am

Be Kind to Your Fellow Commuters

Be Kind to Your Fellow Commuters

He will then make a selection of the stories in the coming months and starting in late July, place them in 6 stations for others to read about, and hopefully be inspired. He hopes that the number of stories to look out for will gradually build over the coming months as more people catch on. Photo: tfl Why his he doing this and why is it important? The artist says that he was "looking for the right situation to explore what value kindness has, what it means, and what kind of exchange is involved in giving someone a helping hand." Most of us on the subway tend to disappear into our own little world, either reading the paper or listening to music. But his project captures and celebrates the small interactions between strangers that make us feel connected with each other. He calls it an acknowledgement of our shared humanity. "This project is about feeling a sense of being con...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/06/kindness-fellow-c...

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