CASE STUDY: Freedom of Expression National Monument NYC

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Freedom of Expression National Monument/

“You are cordially invited to step up and speak up,” read the plaque adorning Freedom of Expression National Monument, a public artwork by architect Laurie Hawkinson, performer John Malpede, and visual artist Erika Rothenberg, and presented by Creative Time and Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. From August to November 2004, this enormous red megaphone occupied Foley Square in Lower Manhattan and provided a democratic soap box and public mouthpiece.

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