Friday, June 22, 2007

Lorraine Motel

Lorraine Motel, now home of the Civil Rights Museum, was saved from the wrecking ball by concerned citizens determined to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. after his assassination in April 1968. The mission of the museum is to ask visitors to explore the legacy of the Civil Rights Movement. Memphis, Tennessee. October 2002

Rondo at Walker

Art installation “Rites of Way” by Nari Wardan commemorates, Rondo, a neighborhood lost to highway expansion and symbolizes ‘home’, outside the Walker museum in Minneapolis, Minnesota. October 2000