Collecting heartbreak: A museum for break ups

A travelling exhibition that tells the stories accompanying objects leftover from broken relationships is making its way to the Melbourne Writers Festival.
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An exhibit from Museum of Broken Relationships of two old pictures of silent era film stars which have been torn to pieces. Image via Museum of Broken Relationships.

What do you do with the objects that remain after the demise of a relationship? While some may burn, smash or discard items that remind them of an ex-partner, others may find a way to cherish the memories, regardless of the emotions they evoke. For artists Olinka Vištica and Dražen Grubišić the choice was to cherish.

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