The Time Capsule That’s as Big as Human History by Michael Paterniti appears in GQ and tells the story of ceramicist Martin Kunze and his Memory of Mankind project.
“It’s a preservation project” meant to protect knowledge about “our present civilization from oblivion and collective amnesia” all on a series of ceramic plates. “It is dated by the signification of astronomical events, as it’s unclear whether those who come many millennia in the future will know how to read numbers. There’s also a pictionary, so they can understand our letters and words.”
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