Hans Haacke, Digging (Archaeology of the Vacant Lot)

Hans Haacke

Digging (Archaeology of the Vacant Lot) (2017)




Artwork: Hans Haacke

Collaborators: Doug Mooney, AECOM, Alvin and Sheila Bunch, and James Wright

Project Manager: Maya Thomas

Partners: Mural Arts Philadelphia, The City of Philadelphia, Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell’s Office, and the People’s Emergency Center. Digging (Archaeology of the Vacant Lot) was presented as a part of Monument Lab: Philadelphia (Citywide Exhibition, 2017).

Major support for Monument Lab 2017 projects staged in Philadelphia’s five squares provided by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage. An expanded artist roster and projects at additional neighborhood sites made possible by the William Penn Foundation. Generous additional support provided by the National Endowment for the Arts. Full list of exhibition sponsors.