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First page of the found object recovered by Rich Rembserg

Esopus 18 (Spring 2012)
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Found Object: Spliced Duck

Recovered by Rich Remsberg

Archivist and Esopus regular Rich Remsberg discovered this anonymous collage, which we reproduce in its entirety, in a shop in Readsboro, VT, in 2004.

Emmy Award–winning archival image researcher Rich Remsberg lives in North Adams, MA, where his company, Atlas Films, is also based. He has been a member of the staff of the Indiana University School of Journalism and a visual resources specialist with the Indiana University Digital Library Program. His publication and exhibition credits include The New York Times, MSNBC/Newsweek, The Christian Science Monitor, and each of the signature PBS archival series—American Experience, American Masters, and NOVA. His books include Riders for God (2000) and Hard Luck Blues (2010), both published by the University of Illinois Press. A regular contributor to NPR’s The Picture Show, Remsberg has also collaborated with the electronic music duo The Books, and his short films have screened at Slamdance and the Walker Arts Center.