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Rape New York-Open Archive

The archive consists of photographs from her emergency visit to the hospital, police reports, crime scene photographs, notes from her therapist, as well as records from the civil suit and other assorted items and documents related to the rape and the legal case that followed, none of which can be reproduced, or even reviewed without the victims’ consent. The documents are kept in organized boxes to be retrieved by the archivist, not displayed on the gallery walls. The archive is not presented to the visitor; instead, each guest must fully identify oneself (photo ID is required), and request materials from the archivist. This way, the visitor takes responsibility for what’s requested, making private again what was made public by Leo—the latest revolution in a cycle of public and private that began with the rape itself.

 

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                                     Reviews:


B
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 New.York.Art.Crit_ John Haber's Art Reviews.pdf

Reading, Writing, and Jana Leo’s Rape New York.pdf 

ArtCat Zine - Events - Rape New York at Invisible-Exports.pdf