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Time To Smell The Roses… And Hear The Music

A man sat at a metro station in Washington DC and started to play the violin; it was a cold December morning. He played six Bach pieces for about 45 minutes. During that time, since it was rush hour, it was calculated that a thousand people went through the station, most of them on their way to work.

Three minutes went by and a middle aged man noticed there was a musician playing. He slowed his pace and stopped for a few seconds and then hurried up to meet his schedule.

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I really love this stuff…

What more can I say about Annetta’s art? Probably quite a lot in an unsophisticated sort of way. But first have a look at her site.

I’m going to pick one as my absolute favourite:

The Freeway Icon – 405 North. 405 South.


Ever since I saw not this but her video, 405 North, 405 South, any freeway / motorway, or Autobahn, is immediately subsumed under this icon. (I also know how the video was made, but that’s a secret smiley.)

For reasons that someone may eventually be able to explain to me, another one of my favourites is this installation. Check it out.