Posts Tagged: Spontaneous Society

Spontaneous Society

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Spontaneous Society is a recurring interactive walk lead by Jon Cotner, involving five participants and a “catalog of one-line utterances” that replace “urban anonymity with affection.” You can listen to an audio improvisation of one such walk and see photographs of another here. “Spontaneous Society provides a communication primer: a lesson in affectionate discourse bridging […]

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Let’s Take a Walk Together

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James Yeh writes on the Spontaneous Society for Faster Times, Jon Cotner’s ambulatory, real-life interaction/art installation, inciting strangers to interact positively with one another. The project was created in hopes of reigniting a certain kind of social spontaneity that is lost on all of us by way of headphones and fast-paced lifestyles. It’s been garnering […]

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