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The Glass Lantern Slide Archive Relocation
University of Chicago's Art History Department glass slide collection
For reuse as performance material, research and speculation
Approximately 60,000 images
November 2009
6 tons

Dorchester Projects houses a small library including a canonical collection of glass lantern slides from the University of Chicago's Art History Department, representing approximately 60,000 images. By relocating these resources into a restored local space, a diverse audience is encouraged to access and use them for research, contemplation and performance material – enhancing both the edifying and creative function of a library while enabling an empowered sense of ownership for the community.
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