Karyn Olivier, The Battle Is Joined

Karyn Olivier 

(Born 1968, based in Philadelphia)



The Battle is Joined (2017) 

Acrylic mirror, wood, screws, and adhesive



Artwork: Karyn Olivier

Collaborators: Tim Rusterholz of RustFab, Matt Speedy, Adam Franklin, and Ian Schmidt

Project Manager:Maude Haak-Frendscho

Partners: Mural Arts Philadelphia, The City of Philadelphia; The Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy; and Friends of Vernon Park. The Battle Is Joined 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.