5. Where Secrets are Cremated
Creative Time Presents Sophie Calle’s “Here Lies the Secrets of the Green-Wood Cemetery,” Photograph by Christa Avampato
A 25-year public storytelling project in the making is being staged right now at Green-Wood. Here Lie Secrets of the Visitors of Green-Wood Cemetery was developed by Sophie Calle. In 2017, Calle designed a marble obelisk with a slit in it where anyone can deposit their secrets written on a piece of paper. Over the next 24 years, Calle will return to Green-Wood when the “grave” is full of secrets and she will burn them in an open ceremony. For more photos, follow the hashtag #HereLieSecrets.