Luckily, artist Jason Eppink is working to solve that problem with his mass installation project titled Take A Seat.
Eppink rescues chairs from the street, cleans them up, and takes them to areas around the Big Apple where someone could use a little break, like busy subway stations.
He says, I thought of all the nights I would be standing, waiting for the train, wishing I could get off my feet. The public transportation system is struggling right now, so this is my effort to lend a hand.
Eppink makes sure all the chairs dont look trashy and is fascinated with the fact that by moving the chairs a few blocks and sprucing them up, theyve become an asset to the city as opposed to just trash.
The chairs can be moved by anyone because, as Eppink puts it, I think I know where we need chairs, but maybe theres somewhere better.
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