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Libraries Are the Real Punk Rock

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Maybe I was only in the eighth grade, but I was ready to stand up to anyone who tried to threaten the ideal of intellectual freedom. Source: Libraries Are the Real Punk Rock

Miss Helen

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[Reposted from Vanessa Berry World, celebrating the life of a renown zine queen.] Towards the end of 2016 I lost my beloved friend of over 20 years, Miss Helen. She died after a… Continue reading

The natural history of whales is written in their baleen | Aeon Essays

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Trees lay down rings, the Earth tells its story in geological strata and now we’ve found the secret archive of the whale If the whale could speak, it could tell us about its… Continue reading

Lost Rocks

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Lost Rocks is described by its creators, A Published Event, as ‘an ambitious, slow-publishing artwork – a library of forty books, four books published twice yearly for the next five years’. It’s an artist-led… Continue reading

About T-e-e 

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The Economic Editions Workshop is a non-profit publishing house founded in 2010 based on a model with which we seek to reduce production costs as much as possible to allow greater freedom of… 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

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

Swiss In situ | Nieves and Innen Zine Library | Swiss Institute

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In August 2016, Swiss Institute will temporarily move into a 5,000 sq ft project space at 102 Franklin Street in Tribeca, where the organization will present its programming under the name Swiss In situ. During this period of transition to… Continue reading

The art of archiving lost things | From Monet to Tracey Emin

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The archive is an idea often overlooked or taken for granted. The imagery of a dark, dusty room and mounds of old-smelling documents does nothing to convince the non-researcher of its relevance in… Continue reading

STACKS 

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Art, design, and visual culture. Stacks is an outdoor bookshelf installation by artist David Harper made of books and wood. Via Cazenova College: The theme for Harper’s installation: “these trees shall be my… Continue reading