2021 Distinguished Public Artists + Leaders

Monument Lab works with artists, students, educators, activists, municipal agencies, and cultural institutions on participatory approaches to public engagement and collective memory. Founded by Paul Farber and Ken Lum in 2012, Monument Lab cultivates and facilitates critical conversations around the past, present, and future of monuments.

Paul M. Farber also serves as Senior Research Scholar at the Center for Public Art & Space at the University of Pennsylvania. Farber’s research and curatorial projects explore transnational urban history, cultural memory, and creative approaches to civic engagement. To learn more about Farber and his publications: https://www.paulfarber.com/about