Monthly Archive: September, 2016

Foundling Archive cares for artefacts tossed aside by their original owners 

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If you’re a follower of Japanese organising consultant Marie Kondo, you’ll know what she says about the letters, postcards, invitations and magazine clippings that tend to multiply inside the home of the sentimental… Continue reading

The Suspicious Archive: A Prejudiced Interpretation of the Interpretation of Archives, Part I | e-flux

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An archive is a non-random collection of things, or the place where such a collection resides. The concept of non-randomness or purposiveness implies that archivists have a reason for archiving—that an archive is… Continue reading

Jonathan Basile: Who’s Afraid of AAARG? – Guernica / A Magazine of Art & Politics

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The name AAARG was originally an acronym that spoke to its founder’s intentions, Artists, Architects, and Activists Reading Group. The site’s eventual legal troubles forced it to change domains frequently, usually adding or… Continue reading

A Composite Day in the Life of Publication Studio, Portland: Design Observer

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Publication is the creation of a public. A public is strangers who have found common ground. It might be a public square or a community garden or a book — public space is… Continue reading