Monument Lab's National Monument Audit is live! Explore the findings

Karyn Olivier
The Battle is Joined, 2017
Monument Lab is a nonprofit public art and history studio based in Philadelphia. We cultivate and facilitate critical conversations around the past, present, and future of monuments.
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Public Conversation on the High Line
as part of Reflecting Authority
‟I appreciate the way Monument Lab has been able to democratize historical narratives and memory keepers’ work.”
—Free Egunfemi Bangura, Monument Lab Fellow
Our Process
Question
Dig into research about a statue, site, or public space
Connect
Organize and exchange ideas with stakeholders invested in places of memory
Unfix
Redefine the conversation about the past, present, and future of monuments
Prototype
Build experimental platforms for contemporary art and participatory research
Report
Share findings, reflections, and new directions
Recent Project
National Monument Audit
United States

The National Monument Audit, led by Monument Lab, assesses the current monument landscape across the United States. The Audit draws on existing data on monuments from federal, state, local, tribal, institutional, and publicly assembled sources

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