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Announcing the 2019 Monument Lab National Fellows

Monument Lab is proud to announce our inaugural cohort of fellows. Chosen through a national open call, these civic practitioners and youth fellows confront the inequity and injustice in our nation’s monuments and provide bold, creative approaches to public art, history, and memory. Some of the fellows have been working toward these ends for decades. Others began only recently, but have already made impressive, vital contributions. Together, they represent a new guard who are radically redefining what it means to engage public spaces, sites of history, and monuments today.

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Introducing Our Graduate Student Researchers

Welcoming our 2018-2019 Monument Lab Graduate Student Researchers. Hilary Malson is a student of geography and urban planning in the Urban Planning PhD program at UCLA. Evander Price is a PhD candidate in American Studies at Harvard University. His dissertation research proposes a new category of monumentality, the “future monument.”

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Report to the City

What is an appropriate monument for the current city of Philadelphia? Last year, over 250,000 Philadelphians and visitors engaged this question in a citywide exhibition. The lab teams collected over 4,500 proposals from public participants and passersby. The proposals offer a stunning, unprecedented glimpse into the historical imagination of Philadelphians. The Report to the City offers a reading and reflection on the immense creativity and critical energies by public participants.

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Civic Portal

Encouraging public input on new forms of historical monuments through a digital tool that allows users to identify locations, topics and create designs for potential public art and monuments in our cities.

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