Thiffany & Hildos seeking smiles in NYC

Thiffany & Hildos seeking smiles in NYC is project done at School of Visual Arts during the Summer Residency. Every student was asked to come up with an art  concept and place it somewhere in New York City close to the School of Visual Arts Fine Arts building.  Thifffany decided to hand out flowers that she has made from paper and see how many smiles she gets in return. Will she succeed?… Let us check it out….

The project was filmed and edited by Hildos near Chelsea Market in June 2012


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Hilda Abla aka Hildos is Lebanese-Armenian artist living in Brooklyn. She started her artistic venture when she was 5 at the children art program at Lebanese American University, through which she pursued her Bachelor of Fine Arts later on. She is also holder of a master degree in Marketing and Communications from ESCP-EAP and attended painting residencies at School of Visual Arts. She exhibited her art work in several venues in Beirut and New York City and was featured in several magazines such as New York Art Magazine and Art Fuse. She believes that art comes with a responsibility and a message and her latest commitment is directed to changing the way women view their bodies and themselves and ‘Seeing beauty in Imperfection’.