To Collect—Essentially

This article dates to August 2014, but its concerns remain current and pressing: what do the ways in which we “collect” and “conserve” the past reveal about what we want from it?

Melissa Eddy, “Lost in Translation: Germany’s Fascination with the American Old West”

http://http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/18/world/europe/germanys-fascination-with-american-old-west-native-american-scalps-human-remains.html?module=Search&mabReward=relbias%3Ar%2C%7B%222%22%3A%22RI%3A16%22%2C%221%22%3A%22RI%3A11%22%7D

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Author: Jacqueline Francis

Writer, teacher, curator, and arts consultant in San Francisco, California. Follow me on Twitter @JackieFrancisSF

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