Fontaine Capel, ‘Proposal for a Monument (Two),’ Courtesy the Artist, Image by Sara Morgan.

About ‘Proposal for a Monument (Two)’

Two iconic New York City brownstone stoops face each other as if in conversation – holding space for dialog around the built environment, gentrification and displacement, and monumentality. Simultaneously, the work provides a physical space to rest, distantly gather, perform, and exchange. An audio component plays a series of “stoop stories” shared by NYC residents, elevating the average person and commonplace experience to the monumental.

Thank You: Excellent Contracting for consultation and materials donation, and deep gratitude to the staff and install team at Socrates for their expertise and efforts.

Audio Guide

To hear the artist speak about their work, dial (646) 217-4440 then press 8 and the “#” key. Or click below.

 

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