precedent: BEARS EARS and GOLD BUTTE NATIONAL MONUMENTS

Title: Bears Ears an Gold Butte National Monuments Author: President Obama Location: Utah + Nevada, USA Year of designation: 2016 This literal monument does not evoke or resemble a historical figure, or event, moment or cause, detached memory or symbolic body. But rather, it is the thing itself that must be preserved in order to honor its inherent meaningfulness….

precedent: MEMORIAL to the SIX MILLION JEWISH MARTYRS

Title: Memorial to the Six Million Jewish Martyrs Architect: Louis I. Kahn Location: New York City, USA  unbuilt, 1967- 1974 In 1966 – after  many failed attempts since the late 40s – the Committee for the Commemoration of Six Million Jewish Martyrs, chaired by Vladka Meed, a survivor of the Warsaw Ghetto, brought together 34 Jewish groups…

precedent: Memorial to Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht // Revolutionsdenkmal

Title: Memorial to Rosa Luxemburg and and Karl Liebknecht Author: Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Location: Berlin, Germany Year complete: 1926, destroyed 1933 In 1926, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe was commissioned by communist art historian and collector Eduard Fuchs to build a monument to Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht, two Marxist revolutionaries murdered by right-wing reactionary militias following…

Monument to Calder, my mom, and the Circus of Life

[24 postcards of Calder’s Circus sent to me by my mother following her visit to the Whitney: one each day for 24 days. I made acrylic clips that hold the cards together at the corners allowing them to be mounted like a tapestry (image coming soon)]