Monday, April 9, 2012
Disaster Has Hit The Morbid Anatomy Library!
Tis' a sad day indeed.
Some of you might already have already heard, but last Friday night, the building in which The Morbid Anatomy Library is located suffered a small artwork-related fire. The fire was quickly extinguished, but not before The Library and its collection of books, artworks, and artifacts suffered severe water damage from the building's fire sprinklers. Stay tuned for news about a benefit party to raise money for rebuilding the library, but, in the meantime, here are some photos of the water-logged chaos we are digging ourselves out of. I should mention, the damage could have been much, much worse, and I am very grateful we got off as easy as we did. Still, if any of you are interested in making a monetary donation to help the collection, simply click on the "donate here" button on the right side of this blog. If you are interested in donating books or artifacts--or time and/or talent for the benefit!--please email me at morbidanatomy [at] gmail.com.
I would also like to send out a very special heartfelt thank you to G. F. Newland, Wythe Marschall, Ethan Gould, Grace Baxter, Emi Brady, Sasha Chavchavadze, PK Ramani, Tammy Pittman, Benjamin Warnke, Aaron Beebe, Lado Pochkhua, Ted Enik, the fellows from Curious Matter, and everyone else who for pitched in to make this disaster so much less of a one than it could have been, while I was far from home and unable to help at all.
Ok, off to assess the damage in greater detail. Thanks to everyone, and more to come!