The Firehouse Bell Project was included
in the exhibition User Required at Burlington City Arts Center,
Burlington, VT, 2013. Curated by DJ Hellerman.
The Firehouse Bell Project posed two questions:
Should the Firehouse Bell ring again?
If so, why should it ring?
Selected Participant Responses:
It should ring according to the moon cycle.
Ring the bell on the morning of a voting day as a reminder to vote!
When there is an art opening, ring the bell.
The bell should ring every time someone gives any amount of money to the homeless.
Ring the bell every time an animal is adopted from the Chittenden County Humane Society.
Have water mist around the bell and ring it when the sun is in position to make a rainbow.
It should warn if zombies attack, have regular Zombie drills (Once a month @ random).
It should ring again so that people do not forget what a real bell sounds like.
It should be replaced with a bubble machine.
Just ring the damn bell!