Positive Activities is a project I developed for a residency in Le Lieu, Centre en Art Actuel, Quebec City, Canada, in March 2006.
Contemporary outlook on the present and the future tends to be rather pessimistic, with growing concerns about the environment, energy, demographics, extremisms, consumerism, developments of science and technology... The project aimed to counterbalance this negativism, focusing on empowering, de-mystifying, physical, communal activities.
The gallery was open for three weeks and volunteers were invited to contribute to three positive activities:
No pre-requisite knowledge was required from the participants.