The Crane Project
I have lived a very secluded life, after some major life changes, and I used the time to reevaluate who am I and what the seclusion was all about. These changes began 3-4 years ago, as my circle of friends slowly began to expand. I am appreciative from the bottom of my heart to every person that has been kind enough to share their best qualities of kindness with me. However, I still feel that I don't know much about the people around me, even with all of the social media available, I think we are further from each other than ever before. I have wondered if there is a way to cross this canyon of Loneliness that we all live in!
I wonder how far my cranes will travel. What if I made 1,000 cranes and they are all were taken by 1,000 people? Say, 500 people keep them and 500 gave them away. Those that were given away -- where did they end up? Who's desk, pocket, book, dashboard or shelf will they sit? I think, I would be thrilled to find out! Maybe, at the same time, I will collect 1,000 cranes from 1,000 people across the city ... or country ... or the globe?! WOW! What an opportunity to send a "Hello" note to a random 1,000 people! The only way to find out is to actually do it, right?
Please follow this project on Instagram - @cranes_cleo and hashtag your photos using #cranes_cleo. Each crane is numbered and I invite you to follow and share their journeys ( ex. #crane700 ). Look for the crane exchange station at ZolliKoffee, Nashville, TN. For exchange station hosting opportunities please send an email through the contact page.
(Crane update: as of December 2016, I have created and given away 1.072 cranes!