Notes of Note

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What would you do if one not-so-out-of-the-ordinary day, you received the following letter at your door:

“Dear all,
I told Alfred that the Batmobile was more important than him.
With superb timing,
Lenka and Michael.”

Two weeks past, I received a similarly puzzling letter, ambiguously addressed to all the inhabitants of my apartment. A brief conversation with my downstairs neighbor failed to turn up any explanation for strange note. I returned to my apartment baffled.

The next day, a friend from the neighborhood clued me into the mysterious letter’s origins. It turns out that the letter I received was part of an art project organized by artists Lenka Clayton and Michael Crowe. The project is designed to foster communication within communities, and the artists aspire to some day write a letter to everyone in the world. Neat idea, huh?

You can look at all the letters and find out more information here.

5 Responses to Notes of Note

  1. Lindsay 12/10/2009 at 2:07 pm #

    I got one as well! It was about a bird! So neat!

  2. Shara 12/10/2009 at 5:23 pm #

    It looks like the project is working! What a neat idea!

  3. Janielynn 12/10/2009 at 6:10 pm #

    Thats so cute! Its really cool that they’re pursuing that, too. Like i s’pse that if your only 6 handshakes away from meeting someone in relation to you or a famous historian or even Walt Disney’s best friends great nephew or something, why not send a letter to everybody? Thats major wishful thinking. 🙂

  4. ana 12/11/2009 at 12:27 am #

    this is probably the best thing I’ve seen today, except for my pol sci teacher taking my 10 pg late essay:)
    If I my neighbors and I got these letters (and i have no doubt i wont lol)
    i don’t think we’d ever stop talking about it
    its a great way to give some much needed communication, a strange experiences happening to everyone around you! can’t help but gab hehe

  5. Cassidy 12/11/2009 at 1:07 am #

    oh how awesome i recently read an article about this couple on Yahoo! a few weeks ago, it’s so neat that they’re doing that! So funny too. 🙂 They’re plannig on sending a letter to every household in the USA- I hope i get one.

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