Art/Aesthetics · Eco/Adaptable · Performativity · Social/Politics

The Trash Museum

The Trash Museum, curated by Nelson Molina, a sanitation worker, is a collection made from 20 years of what New Yorkers have thrown out.

On 99th Street between First and Second Avenues in Manhattan, just a few blocks from some of the city’s most palatial homes, the air is tinged with a certain sourness. There, there is a Sanitation Department garage where giant orange trucks snooze in a dark ground-floor space. More than a dozen white garbage trucks sit in rows outside.

Excerpt of an article written by Elizabeth A. Harris, NYT. Continue HERE

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