PostSecret: Extraordinary Confessions from Ordinary Lives
New York Times Bestseller
The venture that captured a nation's imagination.
The directions have been uncomplicated, however the effects have been extraordinary.
You are invited to anonymously give a contribution a mystery to a gaggle artwork venture. Your mystery could be a remorse, worry, betrayal, wish, confession, or adolescence humiliation. exhibit anything -- so long as it truly is real and you have got by no means shared it with an individual prior to. Be short. Be legible. Be creative.
It all all started with an concept Frank Warren had for a group paintings venture. He all started handing out postcards to strangers and leaving them in public locations -- asking humans to write a mystery they'd by no means advised somebody and mail it to him, anonymously.
The reaction used to be overwhelming. The secrets and techniques have been either provocative and profound, and the playing cards themselves have been artworks -- rigorously and creatively developed by way of hand. Addictively compelling, the playing cards display our inner most fears, wants, regrets, and obsessions. Frank calls them "graphic haiku," attractive, dependent, and small in constitution yet powerfully emotional.
As Frank all started posting the playing cards on his web site, PostSecret took on a lifetime of its personal, changing into even more than an easy artwork venture. It has grown right into a worldwide phenomenon, exposing our person aspirations, fantasies, and frailties -- our universal humanity.
Every day dozens of postcards nonetheless make their approach to Frank, with postmarks from around the globe, relating each point of human adventure. This outstanding assortment brings jointly the main strong, own, and wonderfully intimate secrets and techniques Frank Warren has acquired -- and brilliantly illuminates that human feelings could be certain and common on the related time.