shane’s tiny revolution

  • date: 15 october 2019
  • challenge category: ethics
  • selected tactic: tiny invisible performance
  • difficulty rating: easy 
  • current status: completed

a conversation for shane

for an invisible performance the tiny revolutions team got two people to bump into each other at the bus stop. simon meets his friend danny and tells him about this new government scheme the rewards people for reguarly taking public transport.

simon tells danny that he gets a rebate on his bus fares, last year he got $600 back from the government. their conversation at a busy bus stop was overheard by the nearby comuters, planting the seed of the idea into society.

take a listen to their conversation.

the submission:

How do we become a global community that values people and our natural environment over profit.

shane, 15.10.19.

the thinking:

what is the idea we are moving forward with?

 the think tank discussed that it would great if we gave greater value to people’s actions such as things that help fight the climate crisis. 

how can we do it?

 the idea proposed was an invisible performance where the idea of a rebate for consistently is floated. the plan is to have two friends bump into each other and discuss the existence of such a scheme in hearing of fellow passengers. 

where does it need to take place?

the invisible performance could occur on a bus or train, or at a bus stop. 

are there any legal implications to the activity?

important that we don’t lead eavesdroppers to take an action that would cost them money, or defame any transport companies.  

tactic: invisible performance