History shapes us. Its tangible remains are one way that we remember where we’ve been and who we are. The way that we imagine the past to have looked and felt is often colored by the objects that we know from earlier times. But, what if some artifacts didn’t “participate in the dialogue?” Abandoned Traces includes a selection of rarely viewed 19th and 20th century objects that remind us of the poignant past.
Thomas Minckler & Abigail Hornik