Finding a New Memorial for Modern-Day Philadelphia

June 8, 2015

Philadelphia is known for its unusual public art — from the Claes Oldenburg Clothespin to the "Bolt of Lightning" by Isamu Noguchi at the Ben Franklin Bridge.


But should a monument to current-day Philadelphia pay tribute to the epidemic of violence that the city faces?


That was one of the proposals put forward at Monument Lab, an ongoing research project in an open classroom inside the City Hall courtyard.

Altovise participated in the Monument Lab, along with Drexel public health professor Jonathan Purtle.


Finding a new memorial for modern-day Philadelphia (Metro, June 8, 2015)

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