Ada Pinkston and Hoesy Corona of LabBodies Awarded FORCE Artist Residency

We are excited to announce that the multidisciplinary Artists and Cultural Organizers Ada Pinkston and Hoesy Corona, who are the collaborative duo that make up LabBodies, have been awarded the FORCE Printmaking Artist Residency at Pelham, AKA The Clubhouse! Their collaborative work includes performance art curation, and designing and creating immersive installations. To date, they have […]

The Monument Quilt Stands With Tondalo Hall

Survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence are taking their stories to the steps of an Oklahoma prison this Monday to demonstrate how our criminal justice system not only fails, but actually imprisons survivors. Tondalo Hall is a survivor of domestic violence currently serving a 30-year prison sentence for “failing to protect” her child from […]

Support the Monument Quilt Today!

Support the Monument Quilt Today! Between May 25-June 25 2015, our goal is to raise $20,000 to help us continue to bring the Monument Quilt to communities across the US. We are more than halfway to our goal with a challenge gift of $10,000 from an anonymous donor and with over $3,000 in smaller donations! […]

The Monument Quilt Transforms

Many of us have followed the story of Emma Sulkowicz, the Columbia University student who has carried her mattress around campus for month to emphasize the great weight that survivors carry with them every day. She has called out for justice and action, even bringing her mattress across the stage at her recent graduation. Like […]

Seeking Justice for Domestic Violence Victims/Survivors through Public Healing Space

In Jacksonville, Florida, in 2012, Marissa Alexander was sentenced to twenty years in prison for firing a single warning shot in the air to protect herself and her nine-day old infant from her abusive husband. Florida’s infamous “Stand Your Ground” law which allowed George Zimmerman, a neighborhood vigilante, to murder Trayvon Martin, a Black teenager, […]