“Memorial Visions” will reflect on the ideas expressed in the 9/11 competition and consider methods to promote better design and construction of future memorials. Lester Levine will provide a retrospective on the competition, presenting entries and highlighting the characteristics of this seminal competition. The case studies will represent a spectrum of approaches to memorial design, showcasing innovative ideas and precursors to contemporary trends. Levine’s presentation will be followed by a panel and audience discussion to reflect on the trends explored in the 9/11 competition, driving a broader dialogue about how the design community should memorialize tragic events.
Lester Levine, Author, 9/11 Memorial Visions: Innovative Concepts from the 2003 World Trade Center Site Memorial Competition
Harriet F. Senie, Professor, Art History and Director of Art Museum Studies, City College of New York; Author, Memorials to Shattered Myths: Vietnam to 9/11
Mabel O. Wilson, Professor, Columbia University; Founder, Studio And
Joy Bailey Bryant, Vice President of Cities and Cultural Development, Lord Cultural Resources
AIANY Cultural Facilities Committee