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Photo taken from Cause Collective’s website 

Of their In Search of the Truth (The Truth Booth) project,  Cause Collective write:

 

In Search of the Truth (The Truth Booth) is an installation comprised of a touring, portable, inflatable ‘Truth Booth’ that embarked on a world tour at the Galway Arts Festival, Ireland in 2011 . The exterior is iconically shaped like a giant cartoon speech bubble with the word ‘TRUTH’ boldly printed on the side. The interior acts much like a photo booth, but serves to compile 2 minute long video responses from the public. Once seated inside people are invited to record their opinions and thoughts as they finish the statement: “The truth is…”.

Throughout this long-term project the video footage will be compiled and edited into a video artwork. To expand and engage with audiences, the movements of The Truth Booth and sample responses will be tracked, edited, and categorized on a website. Ultimately, the goal of this project is to try to capture as many definitions, confessions and thoughts on The Truth as possible, creating a diverse ‘portrait’ of people across the globe.

Check out their website for more info and a map of all the places the Truth Booth has been and go to the YouTube channel for the two minute videos.

Hat tip: Step Into The Truth Booth in Palo Alto and Tell All Inside Two Minutes

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Photo taken from Cause Collective’s website 
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Photo taken from Cause Collective’s website 

 

Posted by:Elsa

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