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Rest Day…

One of the coolest and most moving things we saw while in New York, was a chain link fence in West Village (cnr of 7th Ave & 11th St), covered in ceramic tiles that had been created by a variety of different groups from school kids, to reputed artists… The memorial was named ‘Tiles For America’. It was a tribute to those who lost their lives in the 9/11 tragedy… When it was originally made in ’09, over 1000 tiles were hung and then stolen or vandalised in the following weeks. It was then re-established through the good will of local community groups and international artists who produced more tiles for the current memorial you see below. The model in the pic is my little sis’, Jeffery.

Jeff NYC