Interviewroom11 is seeking submissions for a participatory art work being made by Alessandro Di Massimo for his upcoming solo show during the Edinburgh Art Festival.
OPEN CALL FOR PARTICIPATION IN DRAFTING OF THE MANIFESTO OF WESTERN HAPPINESS: The happiest action of the XXI century
(Scarica il Bando in Italiano
Hi, This is an open call for a participatory art project, I really would like you to take part in it. I am trying to involve as many people as I can in the drafting of the Manifesto of Western Happiness, an artwork trying to define the idea of happiness.
Please reply at these simple questions sending the answers to:
1) Which of the following words is closest to your idea of happiness?
KNOWLEDGE - SACRIFICE - COMPETITION - JUSTICE - SERENITY - FUN - FOOD - SEX - MONEY - LOVE - HEALTH - COMFORT - TREASON - iPHONE - DRUGS - SPEED - FAITH - TELEVISION - ORDER - ILLUSION - PAIN - YOUTHFULNESS - BEAUTY - UNCONSCIOUSNESS - ALTRUISM - INTERNET
2) If none of these words is close to your idea of happiness, Please enter one word of your own choice.
3) What is your name? What country are you from?
This is a participatory artwork so one of my aims is to involve the people as much I can. If you feel the questionnaire is not enough, come along to the exhibition opening and take part in the open-talk, giving you the opportunity to explain your idea of Happiness. If you can not attend, write a short text that explains your Idea of Happiness.
Info and submissions:
Thank you in advance for your Time,
Alessandro Di Massimo.