Racing To Collect A Movement’s Artifacts, Even As They’re Being Created

Staffers from NY museums snag cardboard signs and far more at Occupy Wall Street. “Most ephemeral events having to do with the city are worth saving. These items document a particular moment in time which may become significant in the future. If the events fizzle, the objects are still important documents of urban variety and culture.”

Source: ArtINFO 10/20/11