Project: Resilient Monument
A study into the representative value of monumentality in our rapidly evolving cities and culture. We propose a new monumental practice of collaboration that uses impermanent and organic materials such as wood, thatch and chalk that will require a level of assembly, maintenance and stewardship through successive generations in order to exist. The new monument is not a new normal; it must remain visible and vigilant. It must rot, and it must be cared for as a fragile act of kindness and affirmation of the values it is given by those who make it.
This project is a collaboration with Issi Nanabeyin.