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Welcome to the Imaginary Archive: documents of a future whose past did not exist.

There is something appealing and strangely seductive about half-forgotten places like the bookstore located(until recently) inside the George Washington Bridge bus transfer station at 178th Street in Manhattan. For one thing, the store seems hard at work repelling rather than attracting potential customers. Pulsing with a cold, blue-tinged florescent light its sparse goods ––books and a few music CDs–– are placed haphazardly on rusted wire display stands or arranged edge-to-edge, rather than cover-to-cover, in order to fill up the available display shelves that sag at their centers, some also shedding a powdery dust made of an unknown synthetic material supposed to resemble wood. There is simply too much store in relation to its merchandise…(read more)


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The Imaginary Archive and Wellington Collaboratorium

The Imaginary Archive and Galway Collaboratorium