General Ambrose Burnside
Military commander, Senator, Governor, Sideburn enthusiast, and 1st president of the NRA
This monument presides over a corner of Kennedy Plaza in Providence, Rhode Island. Join me as I facilitate an interactive intervention that questions the politics of public spaces. By using this designated site of memory to start a conversation about the General’s female contemporaries, My Living Monument will become part of my broader investigation of monuments and commemoration practices inside of museums and out.