The collection of Garage Museum of Contemporary Art consists of archive materials, rather than artworks. Sasha Obukhova, the curator of Garage Archive Collection, talks to Taisia Veremyova about the creation at Garage of an archive on contemporary Russian art, its role in the Museum, the difference between the price and value of archives, and their future in the digital age.

Academic Life Hacks is a series of monthly podcasts from The Garage Journal, in which the journal’s editors discuss current issues in the humanities with leading scholars from a variety of fields. In the pilot episode of the podcast, The Garage Journal’s editor-in-chief Vlad Strukov discusses with Serguei Alex Oushakine, a professor at Princeton University and a member of the journal’s Advisory Board, what originality means in the humanities today and how research standards differ in various academic cultures.