This Sunday (Aug. 14), London-based artist James Robert Ford is handing out colorful, cheap lighters at Londons Waterloo station labeled with instructions for the smoker to light a cigarette with the art lighter, get a digital photo of themselves smoking and then send it to Ford via camera phone or email including their name and location.
Then theyre asked to pass the lighter on to another smoker so the task can be repeated.
Although security and tensions are high in London because of the recent bombings, he doesnt think hell have any problems.
As he puts it, It would be interesting if I got stopped by a policeman with a sub-machine gun. I dont think its illegal.
Ford hopes hell eventually get thousands of pictures for a photographic installation and thinks it would be really cool if he ended up with a photo of Kevin Bacon.
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