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Re: paper & non-paper



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Karen Gorst wrote:

> There was a wonderful piece on National Public Radio about the paper. The
> reporter picked up pieces of paper and read them. A page from a legal
> deposotion, an application for a job at Windows on the world, etc. He called
> the people and talked with them to see how the paper had gotten to be in the
> WTC, asked which office. Being in NY, it has been hard to hold this in my
> mind. It was like a macabre ticker tape parade merged with "Die Hard".
> Somehow the paper is real. Paperwork is the remnant of the moment. I too will
> not look at paper in the same way.
> Karen Gorst, with prayers for peace
>

I can see someone using some of those papers to create a
work of art/memorial piece. As a collage? Gathered into an
artist's book?  When a tragedy is too large to comprehend,
sometimes it's the little things that touch us.

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Susan Fatemi
susanf@peer.berkeley.edu

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