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MONUMENTS OF THE FUTURE — ALTERNATIVE APPROACHES

  • Martin Segal Theatre, CUNY Graduate Center 365 5th Avenue New York, NY, 10016 United States (map)
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Looking for solutions to the dilemma of how to confront and constructively dress difficult places of memory or their absence? This panel and discussion will offer physical and virtual alternatives that use a variety of media to promote public dialogue about how and what we remember.

Kubi Ackerman - Director of the “Future City Lab” at the Museum of the City of New York

Marisa Williamson - Artist and creator of “Sweet Chariot: The long Journey to Freedom Through Time”

Ken Lum - Co-curator of “Monument Lab: A Public Art and History Project” in Philadelphia

Jill Strauss (Moderator) - Assistant Professor, Borough of Manhattan Community College

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

The series is sponsored by:
American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning
The Gotham Center for New York City History
CUNY Public History Collective

Series is supported with funds from Humanities New York and the National Endowment for the Humanities.