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SOCIETY'S CAGE: A BOLD EXPERIENTIAL INSTALLATION HIGHLIGHTING THE HISTORIC FORCES OF RACIALIZED STATE VIOLENCE

  • 1.  SOCIETY'S CAGE: A BOLD EXPERIENTIAL INSTALLATION HIGHLIGHTING THE HISTORIC FORCES OF RACIALIZED STATE VIOLENCE

    Posted 08-13-2020 18:12
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    I would like to make you aware of an initiative we are taking to help advance the discussion around social injustice.

    Society's Cage is a timely interpretive installation born in the aftermath of the George Floyd and Breonna Taylor murders as our society reckons with institutional racism and white supremacy. The public installation features a bold interpretive pavilion sculpted to symbolize the historic forces of racialized state violence. The experience educates visitors and functions as a sanctuary to reflect, record, and share personal thoughts. It is conceived in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement as a mechanism for building empathy and healing.


    For more information on the project and how to contribute, please go to the following web sites:
    https://www.smithgroup.com/societys-cage

    https://architectsfoundation.networkforgood.com/projects/106171-society-s-cage-pavilion-project



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    David Greenbaum FAIA
    Vice President
    SmithGroup
    Washington DC
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  • 2.  RE: SOCIETY'S CAGE: A BOLD EXPERIENTIAL INSTALLATION HIGHLIGHTING THE HISTORIC FORCES OF RACIALIZED STATE VIOLENCE

    Posted 08-15-2020 19:52
    Good that you can walk through it, makes it more contemplative.  Maybe people will think about this in all its complexities rather than being presented with a simple solution


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    Michael Willis FAIA
    Oakland CA
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