2005: Art of Memory/Art of Memorial

Design: Jason Sierra

Presented in conjunction with the Brooklyn Historical Society, this symposium addressed the longstanding tradition of memorial arts in Brooklyn. Panelists reflected on the history and meaning of the "art of memory" in observance of the fourth anniversary of 9/11. Public Memory, a film about American memorials, was shown after the discussion. Panelists: Dr. Kay Turner, BAC Folklorist and moderator Robert Ressler, Artist and creator of "Beacon" memorial Francis Morrone, Historian and Brooklyn architeture scholar Steve Zeitlin, Director of City Lore, and curator of "Missing," and exhibition on 9/11 Amy Gerber, FlatCoatFilms, LLC, Director of "Public Memory" Franchot Lee, Photographer

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