TO INVESTIGATE an alternative mode of exchange and distribution, one in which there is an implicit sense of trust that goes beyond the unsaid but all too present sense of obedience and fear of manipulation that we all have experienced as a buyer and a seller. In our urban culture, we are often taken aback by generosity, even when it is sincerely offered, and regard it as suspect. In Concept Kiosk, however, there is a moment of sharing, of uninhibited exchange. My goods are vulnerable to the perusal of the "customer," but the leaving of money is an acknowledgement of the value of my public offering. This subtle shift in the traditional model of consumerism posits the consumer as an active participant in a dialectical artistic exchange.