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Sharing their secrets

Postcard confessions therapeutic for senders, thought-provoking for those who see collection

Frank Warren, the creator of PostSecret.com and author of books about writing personal secrets anonymously on postcards, will be coming to tthe Performing Arts Center at the University at Albany for a talk in conjunction with the exhibit “PostSecret: Confessions on Life, Death and God” on Feb. 8. The exhibit of postcards is on display through Feb. 11.
Frank Warren, the creator of PostSecret.com and author of books about writing personal secrets anonymously on postcards, will be coming to tthe Performing Arts Center at the University at Albany for a talk in conjunction with the exhibit “PostSecret: Confessions on Life, Death and God” on Feb. 8. The exhibit of postcards is on display through Feb. 11.
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Revealing your deep, burning secret to a stranger can help you feel better about yourself and maybe even make the world a better place. That’s what web celeb Frank Warren believes happens with PostSecret, his postcard art project that has spread like wildfire across the Internet. Over the past five years, nearly half a million confessions have been written on hand-decorated post cards and mailed anonymously to Warren. The phenomenon has turned the 45-year-old Maryland ...


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