None of Your Business
Year: 2012 - Ongoing
Press: Ext. 1708, Hand in glove. by Amber Esseiva
In the project, None of Your Business, I invite myself to be a care-taker for the communities that I encounter. I make subtle and anonymous improvements in places that I come to care about.
None of Your Business: Coffee Shop
At the coffee shop to which I go everyday in Richmond, VA, I replace the paper cup holding their toothpicks with my own ceramic espresso cup. Two weeks later, they switched the paper cups holding their straw to mugs. I took this as a good sign.
None of Your Business: Please Ring Cowbell for Service
In rural Vermont, I often visited businesses where no one was at the counter. I decided to leave a cowbell anonymously at these places. I painted the name of each establishment on the back of the bell, and on the front, “Please Ring Cowbell for Service.”
None of Your Business: Art Show for the Bakery