Rosa

Rosa + Mesopotaimia   Rosa + Mesopotamia

1995 – 2005
These artworks are installed in the District of Columbia Public Schools Central Office, Washington DC
4’ diameter x 2’ wide @ 3
Mosaic ceramic tile over wooden framework
 
On December 1, 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, Rosa Parks, at the age of 42, refused to give up here seat on the city bus to make room for a white passenger.  Parks’ quiet courageous act of defiance was an important symbol of the modern Civil Rights Movement that changed America, its view of black people, and redirected the course of history.
 
Rosa + Mesopotaimia, guards perspective

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