Downtown Brooklyn art installation, ‘Witnessing,’ uses old tech to honor modern-day victims of police brutality

October 24, 2022
Brooklyn Paper

... Earlier this year, the Downtown Brooklyn + Dumbo Art Fund opened “Mind Forged Manacles/Manacle Forged Minds,” a ten-foot sculpture touching on themes of incarceration and dividing communities. That installation was also funded by the DRI. 

The installation opened to the public on Sept. 30 and will be on display until January of 2023 with the help of many community partners like the DUMBO Improvement District, the New York Civil Liberties Union, the Center for Constitutional Rights, and the National Action Network. ...

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October 24, 2022