Press

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Philadelphia Inquirer | May 2021
‘The impossible is what we do’: A new art project honors neighborhood ‘Staying Power’

The New York Times | May 2021
They are Their Own Monuments

The Cut | May 2021
Reimagining what monuments can be

Fast Company | April 2021
Explore your city’s invisible history with this free AR app”

NPR | February 2021
“Memorializing The Deaths Of More Than 500,000 Americans Lost To COVID-19”

Artnet | January 2021
“‘We’re Looking for Pathways to Justice, Repair, and Care"

The New York Times | October 2020
Mellon Foundation to Spend $250 Million to Reimagine Monuments

Smithsonian Magazine | October 2020
Mellon Foundation Pledges $250 Million to Reinvent America’s Monuments

Forbes | October 2020
Mellon Foundation Commits $250 Million To ‘Reimagine’ U.S. Monuments Amid National Debate

The Washington Post | October 2020
With $250 million initiative, Mellon Foundation wades into monuments controversy, hoping for positive change

The New Yorker | September 2020
"The New Monuments America Needs"

Hyperallergic | July 2020
“What Constitutes an ‘Appropriate Monument’? Philadelphians Have a Few Ideas”

Artforum | June 2020
"Interview: Paul Farber and Ken Lum on reimagining symbols and systems of justice"

CityLab | October 2017
What I Learned in the Monument Wars

Philadelphia Inquirer | September 2017
"Philly's big new art project asks: Who deserves a monument, anyway?"