There’s long been a call to remove the Central Park statue of J. Marion Syms, “the father of modern gynecology,” who developed his techniques by experimenting on enslaved Black women. It is Vinnie Bagwell who will create a new work for that site. She’s sculpted Ella Fitzgerald in Yonkers, Teddy Roosevelt in DC, and has given much thought to whom we memorialize and why. A Zoom conversation via the BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center.
Monday, April 26, 5:00
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