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Indian artist arranges long-distance lullaby

Indian artists Skype Berliners to sleep.
Indian artists Skype Berliners to sleep. Image by Sam Azgor / CC BY 2.0

An artist from India has recruited a team of assistants to lull people in Germany to sleep via Skype, as part of a long-distance performance art project. The latest phase of a project known as ‘Downtime’, the performance involves volunteers trying to send participants in Berlin to sleep by engaging in simultaneous role-playing and imagining themselves in soporific situations. Many of the volunteers also fall asleep themselves, but this apparently is part of the concept. Read more: au.news.yahoo.com