December 1, 2015

Hip, Creative, Cool! “NYC Librarian Uses ‘Tilda Swinton In A Box’ Method To Raise Awareness”

UPDATED May 25: Added Audio Report (Link Below)

We love this! Kudos Kristy!

From Gothamist:

A librarian at the New York Public Library‘s Webster Library branch on the Upper East Side is taking the Tilda approach to raise awareness about NYPL budget cuts. She has placed herself on display behind glass, but instead of doing this for Art, Kristy Raffensberger is in the display case “to create awareness of the recently proposed $47 million budget cut.

Raffensberger is a Children’s Librarian at NYPL with an MLS from the Pratt Institute.

Read the Complete Article, View Image of Raffensberger “In the Box”

More About Raffensberger in this Audio Report, Upper East Side Librarian Puts On Display To Raise Awareness About Proposed Budget Cuts” (via CBS New York/1010 WINS)

See Also: Actress Tilda Swinton sleeps in glass box for NY museum performance (via Reuters)

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