http://samdurant.net/files/gimgs/th-36_080916_Trustees_Durant_AJ-6796.jpg
The Meeting House, 2016

Wood, fabric pavilion, steel
Approximately 408” × 696” × 216”
Design: Estudio Teddy Cruz + Forman
Engineering and Construction: Armando Plata
Commissioned and produced by The Trustees of Reservations as part of Art and The Landscape
Photo credit: Alex Jones

 
http://samdurant.net/files/gimgs/th-36_080916_Trustees_Durant_AJ-8230.jpg
The Meeting House (detail), 2016

Wood, fabric pavilion, steel
Approximately 408” × 696” × 216”
Design: Estudio Teddy Cruz + Forman
Engineering and Construction: Armando Plata
Commissioned and produced by The Trustees of Reservations as part of Art and The Landscape
Photo credit: Alex Jones

 
http://samdurant.net/files/gimgs/th-36_080916_Trustees_Durant_AJ-.jpg
The Meeting House (detail), 2016

Wood, fabric pavilion, steel
Approximately 408” × 696” × 216”
Design: Estudio Teddy Cruz + Forman
Engineering and Construction: Armando Plata
Commissioned and produced by The Trustees of Reservations as part of Art and The Landscape
Photo credit: Alex Jones

 
http://samdurant.net/files/gimgs/th-36_080916_Trustees_Durant_AJ-8328.jpg
Installation view of “The Meeting House” with interpretive sign, The Old Manse, Concord MA, 2016

Commissioned and produced by The Trustees of Reservations as part of Art and The Landscape
Photo credit: Alex Jones

 
http://samdurant.net/files/gimgs/th-36_080916_Trustees_Durant_AJ-8379-edited.jpg
Interpretive sign as part of “The Meeting House” The Old Manse, Concord MA, 2016

Commissioned and produced by The Trustees of Reservations as part of Art and The Landscape
Photo credit: Alex Jones

 
http://samdurant.net/files/gimgs/th-36_TTOR-Lyceum-97.jpg
Lyceum I: The Picnic

August 13, 2016
Featuring: Fulani Haynes, nurse, musician, organic farmer and food justice activist.
Commissioned and produced by The Trustees of Reservations as part of Art and The Landscape
Photo Credit: Above Summit

 
http://samdurant.net/files/gimgs/th-36_TTOR-Lyceum-104.jpg
Lyceum I: The Picnic

August 13, 2016
Featuring: Fulani Haynes, nurse, musician, organic farmer and food justice activist.
Commissioned and produced by The Trustees of Reservations as part of Art and The Landscape
Photo Credit: Above Summit

 
http://samdurant.net/files/gimgs/th-36_TTOR-Lyceum-151.jpg
Lyceum I: The Picnic

August 13, 2016
Featuring: Fulani Haynes, nurse, musician, organic farmer and food justice activist.
Commissioned and produced by The Trustees of Reservations as part of Art and The Landscape
Photo Credit: Above Summit

 
http://samdurant.net/files/gimgs/th-36_TTOR-Lyceum-163.jpg
Lyceum I: The Picnic

August 13, 2016
Featuring: Fulani Haynes, nurse, musician, organic farmer and food justice activist.
Commissioned and produced by The Trustees of Reservations as part of Art and The Landscape
Photo Credit: Above Summit

 
http://samdurant.net/files/gimgs/th-36_Lyceum-17.jpg
Lyceum II: Poetry Reading

September 24, 2016
Featuring: Tisa Bryant, Robin Coste Lewis, Danielle Legros Georges, and Kevin Young.
Commissioned and produced by The Trustees of Reservations as part of Art and The Landscape
Photo Credit: Above Summit

 
http://samdurant.net/files/gimgs/th-36_Lyceum-31.jpg
Lyceum II: Poetry Reading

September 24, 2016
Featuring: Tisa Bryant, Robin Coste Lewis, Danielle Legros Georges, and Kevin Young.
Commissioned and produced by The Trustees of Reservations as part of Art and The Landscape
Photo Credit: Above Summit

 
http://samdurant.net/files/gimgs/th-36_Lyceum-39_v2.jpg
Lyceum II: Poetry Reading

September 24, 2016
Featuring: Tisa Bryant, Robin Coste Lewis, Danielle Legros Georges, and Kevin Young.
Commissioned and produced by The Trustees of Reservations as part of Art and The Landscape
Photo Credit: Above Summit

 
http://samdurant.net/files/gimgs/th-36_Lyceum-37.jpg
Lyceum II: Poetry Reading

September 24, 2016
Featuring: Tisa Bryant, Robin Coste Lewis, Danielle Legros Georges, and Kevin Young.
Commissioned and produced by The Trustees of Reservations as part of Art and The Landscape
Photo Credit: Above Summit

 
http://samdurant.net/files/gimgs/th-36_Lyceum-52.jpg
Lyceum II: Poetry Reading

September 24, 2016
Featuring: Tisa Bryant, Robin Coste Lewis, Danielle Legros Georges, and Kevin Young.
Commissioned and produced by The Trustees of Reservations as part of Art and The Landscape
Photo Credit: Above Summit

 
http://samdurant.net/files/gimgs/th-36_Lyceum-45.jpg
Lyceum II: Poetry Reading

September 24, 2016
Featuring: Tisa Bryant, Robin Coste Lewis, Danielle Legros Georges, and Kevin Young.
Commissioned and produced by The Trustees of Reservations as part of Art and The Landscape
Photo Credit: Above Summit

 
http://samdurant.net/files/gimgs/th-36_Lyceum3-79.jpg
Lyceum III: A New Framework for Dialogue

October 15, 2016
Featuring: Adam Foss, prosecutor and juvenile justice reformer; Barbara Lewis, director of the William Monroe Trotter Institute at the University of Massachusetts Boston; Penny Outlaw, co-president Royall House & Slave Quarters; Gilead Sher, negotiator for the Camp David Summit and the Oslo Acccords; and moderator Tim Phillips of Beyond Conflict.
Commissioned and produced by The Trustees of Reservations as part of Art and The Landscape
Photo Credit: Above Summit

 
http://samdurant.net/files/gimgs/th-36_Lyceum3-38.jpg
Lyceum III: A New Framework for Dialogue

October 15, 2016
Featuring: Adam Foss, prosecutor and juvenile justice reformer; Barbara Lewis, director of the William Monroe Trotter Institute at the University of Massachusetts Boston; Penny Outlaw, co-president Royall House & Slave Quarters; Gilead Sher, negotiator for the Camp David Summit and the Oslo Acccords; and moderator Tim Phillips of Beyond Conflict.
Commissioned and produced by The Trustees of Reservations as part of Art and The Landscape
Photo Credit: Above Summit

 
http://samdurant.net/files/gimgs/th-36_Lyceum3-29.jpg
Lyceum III: A New Framework for Dialogue

October 15, 2016
Featuring: Adam Foss, prosecutor and juvenile justice reformer; Barbara Lewis, director of the William Monroe Trotter Institute at the University of Massachusetts Boston; Penny Outlaw, co-president Royall House & Slave Quarters; Gilead Sher, negotiator for the Camp David Summit and the Oslo Acccords; and moderator Tim Phillips of Beyond Conflict.
Commissioned and produced by The Trustees of Reservations as part of Art and The Landscape
Photo Credit: Above Summit

 
http://samdurant.net/files/gimgs/th-36_Lyceum-63.jpg
Lyceum IV: New England Town Hall Meeting

October 16, 2016
Featuring: The Public, Pedro Alonzo, Sam Durant; moderated by Mary Jane Jacob, curator and writer.
Commissioned and produced by The Trustees of Reservations as part of Art and The Landscape
Photo Credit: Above Summit

 
http://samdurant.net/files/gimgs/th-36_Lyceum-104.jpg
Lyceum IV: New England Town Hall Meeting

October 16, 2016
Featuring: The Public, Pedro Alonzo, Sam Durant; moderated by Mary Jane Jacob, curator and writer.
Commissioned and produced by The Trustees of Reservations as part of Art and The Landscape
Photo Credit: Above Summit

 
http://samdurant.net/files/gimgs/th-36_Lyceum-109.jpg
Lyceum IV: New England Town Hall Meeting

October 16, 2016
Featuring: The Public, Pedro Alonzo, Sam Durant; moderated by Mary Jane Jacob, curator and writer.
Commissioned and produced by The Trustees of Reservations as part of Art and The Landscape
Photo Credit: Above Summit

 
http://samdurant.net/files/gimgs/th-36_080916_Trustees_Durant_AJ-8446.jpg
Material intervention inside The Old Manse historic house

Downstairs parlor: Reprinted diagram of human cargo on the British slave ship Brookes
Photo credit: Alex Jones

 
http://samdurant.net/files/gimgs/th-36_101616_SamDurant_AJ-104-8186.jpg
Material intervention inside The Old Manse historic house

Downstairs music room: Scores from notable African American composers on Sophia Ripley’s piano, including Come Sunday by Duke Ellington, Toussaint L’Overture-1803 by Hale Smith and Dialectics for Two Grand Pianos by Donal Fox.
Photo credit: Alex Jones

 
http://samdurant.net/files/gimgs/th-36_080916_Trustees_Durant_AJ-8429.jpg
Material intervention inside The Old Manse historic house

Front entry hall: Reprint of 1851 Broadside warning Boston’s African American community against kidnappers, bounty hunters and police after the passage of the Fugitive Slave Act.
Photo credit: Alex Jones

 
http://samdurant.net/files/gimgs/th-36_101616_SamDurant_AJ-108-8207.jpg
Material intervention inside The Old Manse historic house

Upstairs hall: Interpretation of a billy club used by African American self defense groups in the wake of the Fugitive Slave Act. The groups followed strict rules forbidding the use of lethal weapons while battling heavily armed bounty hunters, militias, and police in defending and freeing African men and women escaping bondage.
Photo credit: Alex Jones

 
http://samdurant.net/files/gimgs/th-36_080916_Trustees_Durant_AJ-8387.jpg
Material intervention inside The Old Manse historic house

Kitchen: Interpretation of “Brooks Cake” recipe card. The cakes were sold to raise money for the abolitionist movement.
Photo credit: Alex Jones

 
http://samdurant.net/files/gimgs/th-36_080916_Trustees_Durant_AJ-8425.jpg
Material intervention inside The Old Manse historic house

Side entrance hall: Interpretation of Jack Garrison’s walking stick.
Photo credit: Alex Jones

 
http://samdurant.net/files/gimgs/th-36_080916_Trustees_Durant_AJ-8401.jpg
Material intervention inside The Old Manse historic house

Dining room: Reprints of property deeds held by free African men and women in post-revolutionary Concord.
Photo credit: Alex Jones

 
http://samdurant.net/files/gimgs/th-36_101616_SamDurant_AJ-105-8192.jpg
Material intervention inside The Old Manse historic house

Upstairs writing room: Reproduction of Phillis Wheatley poem on the desk of Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Photo credit: Alex Jones

 

© 2012 Sam Durant