Everyday life is characterized by habits and routines. This causes us to pay little attention to the familiar. But what if we suddenly find something unexpected in the familiar? The idea “Fortuitous Encounters” proposes to alienate pieces of urban furniture and to place the unfamiliar objects in the streetscape. The unfamiliar stimulates our curiosity. Chairs with too-long legs allow us to experience the environment from a new perspective. While exploring these unfamiliar objects, people start to interact and exchange ideas — a place for fortuitous encounters is created.

This entry is part of feld72’s exhibition contribution to “Welcome to the Re_Public” and represents the exemplary starting point of the CATALOGUE OF POSSIBILITIES. Therefore it is not part of the CALL FOR IDEAS.

Location of project
AT, Vienna
Month/Year of project
09 / 2020
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