Museum Turns NYC Pay Phones Into 90s Time Capsules
In a campaign for the New Museum, Droga5 has turned city phones into booths where passersby can hear local stories from 1993
The New Museum currently has an exhibition that transports you to what life was like back in 1993. Droga5 has launched a campaign that takes this experience out of the museum and onto every street corner in Manhattan. ‘Recalling 1993‘ commemorates this pivotal year in New York City’s history by utilizing one of the last remaining relics of that time: the pay phone.
These machines are turned into geo-located time capsules featuring hundreds of never-before-told stories and memories, such as the World Trade Center bombing in the Financial District, the club culture at Limelight in Chelsea, and the opening of Angels in America in Midtown.