Monthly Archives: April 2010

Memory in Place, Part 2 on Art Practical

Part 2 of my series, Memory in Place was just published in Art Practical, Issue 13:  Critical Mass. The article, “Where This House Once Stood” follows the  story of the Zenke family whose historic home was moved from its original location in downtown Greensboro last September in order to make room for a new Guilford County jail. In this article I focus on the paralleled injustices of different scales occurring within one city block; the displacement of one home and the future incarceration of nearly one thousand people and consider the use of involuntary displacement as a form of civic control. You can read it in full here.