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A Closer Look: Stories behind Tejo Remy’s You Can’t Lay Down Your Memory Chest of Drawers

This special commission by the High was created using drawers donated by residents of Atlanta and the Southeast. From a region-wide call for submissions, designer Tejo Remy selected twenty drawers for inclusion in the final work. The following statements are in keeping with the designer’s concept that objects hold memories for their owners. Please enjoy the stories of these drawers as you look for each one’s location in the chest.

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