Monument Lab Live: Hidden Histories and Missing Monuments – October 18, 2017

Who do we want to honor in public space? What are the untold stories that need to be told, and who are the storytellers?

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Mural Arts Philadelphia
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)
118-128 North Broad St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102

The second iteration of Monument Lab Live features speakers and presenters who interrogate questions of authorship, representation, and history.

Join us for TED-style presentations from Paper Monuments (NOLA), Vashti Dubois (Executive Director, The Colored Girls Museum, Philadelphia), Jarrett Drake (digital archivist, Cambridge, MA), Venissa Santi (Cuban–American vocalist, Philadelphia) and Monument Lab artists Kaitlin Pomerantz and Marisa Williamson.

Reflect on history. Imagine the future. Change the present.
Monument Lab: A Public Art and History Project from Mural Arts Philadelphia and a team led by curators Paul M. Farber and Ken Lum, taking place citywide in fall 2017.

Visit for more information about this expansive, interactive project, coming to Philadelphia’s Center City squares and neighborhood parks in fall 2017.

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