[ ID ] Silver sticker with the question "Why are the authors of the books I read so white, so male, so Eurocentric?" sticking out of the bookshelf of the IHLIA Heritage Collection, Photo: Thea Sibbel

ID: Silver sticker sticking out of books of a grey bookcase at the IHLIA archive. The sticker has the inscription at the center “Why are the authors of the books I read so white so male, so Eurocentric?”, circled by “There is No such thing as innocent reading!” to the left (that is hidden by the books) and “read-in.info” towards the right. The sticker is printed on mirror paper and reflects the books in the book case. Each book has a white label with black lettering at the bottom part of the spine indicating the system of categorization applied in the archive.

The photograph has been used as visual material for the digital event “Intersectional Search in Queer and Trans Archives” that took place on November 4th, 2020, 19:00-21:30

w/ Hackers & Designers, Read-in, IHLIA, Black Queer & Trans Resistance

You are kindly invited to join us for the presentation of the Feminist Search Tools project and a special panel about marginalized voices in queer and trans archives curated by Wigbertson Julian Isenia (co-founder Black Queer & Trans Resistance).

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