Across the world, monuments to racism and colonialism are being brought down. What comes next defines historical change.
Paul M Farber
Paul M Farber is the Artistic Director of Monument Lab and Senior Research Scholar at the Center for Public Art and Space at the University of Pennsyl... vania. He is the author of A Wall of Our Own: An American History of the Berlin Wall (University of North Carolina Press, 2020) and co-editor of Monument Lab: Creative Speculations for Philadelphia (Temple University Press, 2019).
How an image of an African American soldier at the Cold War front line sparked examination of racial division in the US.
Generations of African Americans looked to a divided Berlin to confront the paradox of American freedom and racism.