Friday, April 29, 2016

"what do you want?"

"I want my loved ones and myself to be happy"
There are times when it is best to keep things simple, and that's just what Les Monaghan has done for The Desire Project.
Based in Doncaster, he simply asked a bunch of strangers: "What do you want?"
With support from the Arts Council England, the results have been put on display in the Frenchgate Centre, Doncaster.
"The project became led by the answers that subjects gave," says Monaghan....
Monaghan also points out that, of the 150 on show, only one wanted a commodity.

Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose. The current exhibit may be quite good and fairly provocative, but when it comes to the full impact of asking people simple questions they might think they could answer adequately, nothing beats "Thought Moments" from my point of view:

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