“To dismiss the queer archive as merely personal rather than historical is to imply that queer sexual…”

“To dismiss the queer archive as merely personal rather than historical is to imply that queer sexual desires are insignificant or ‘perverse.‘To love the wrong kind of objects is to be queer (as is perhaps an over-attachment to objects in the first place). And the impulse to collect them is often motivated by a desire to create alternative histories and genealogies of queer lives.”

Ann Cvetkovich – “Photographing Objects: Art as Queer Archival Practice” -Lost And Found: Queerying the Archive (via daviddoesbad)