Therapy Taxi, 1996-97
This project was first shown at the exhibition “INTERPOL” at Färgfabriken in Stockholm in 1996. During the exhibition, a taxi service was installed between the museum and the city. Visitors and ordinary citizens could take the “Therapy Taxi” and go wherever they wanted. Lying on a divan inside the large taxi, they could voice their personal thoughts and problems and receive guidance and help from the driver who also acted as a psychoanalyst. The passengers paid for the ride according to a normal rate and could also listen to “Therapy Trax”, especially composed music by Johan Vävare & Christer Linder. Receipts, signs, and posters were all designed by Björn Kusoffsky. Taxi costumes were designed by Sparring. The project was later shown at the Rauma Biennial in 1996, in Berlin during Performa 97, and in collaboration with Galerie Ursula Walbröl in Düsseldorf in 1997.