“You felt weird vibrations between you and the other person,” said Bouchra Zidaoui, 30, pictured above left. “We don’t usually look at each other’s eyes.”
But Zidaoui, of Rabat, did just that — for one uninterrupted minute with 19-year-old Basma Boujendar, right, on the grass outside the Comedy Cafe off Mohamed V Avenue in the center of Rabat, Morocco’s capital.
Nearly a hundred people came at 6 p.m. Oct. 15 to watch and pair up in Rabat’s local version of what’s being called “the world’s biggest eye contact experiment” by The Liberators International, a social movement emphasizing connections with humanity through public participatory events. (Photo by Hannah Steinkopf-Frank; Caption by Kayla Dwyer)