Laboratory!

– Interactive, Digital, Performance Art –

Laboratory Spokane conducted a social experiment in vulnerability and friendship

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The Experimental Generation of Interpersonal Closeness

Alan Chatham, with the help of Fellow Coworking and Manners Roasting Company.

We ran an experiment to see how we form a sense of closeness with the people around us. We invited people to join us at Fellow Coworking space and paired them up with a stranger. Then we handed out cards with specific questions, designed to facilitate friendship and connection. It turns out making a friend is as simple as being inquisitive and vulnerable.