Rose River Memorial

Rose River Memorial

Rose River Memorial

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We are here to reimagine a national artistic response to the COVID19 tragedy.

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Rose River Memorial is an enormous installation artwork conceptualized by acclaimed artist Marcos Lutyens and created by the public, who handmake red felt roses to represent the nationwide COVID death toll. This artwork is an act of collective grieving, as the public rallies together to make more than 200,000 handcrafted everlasting roses to be placed in undulating rows outdoors in various lcoat...
Rose River Memorial is an enormous installation artwork conceptualized by acclaimed artist Marcos Lutyens and created by the public, who handmake red felt roses to represent the nationwide COVID death toll. This artwork is an act of collective grieving, as the public rallies together to make more than 200,000 handcrafted everlasting roses to be placed in undulating rows outdoors in various lcoations. This artwork will represent the enormity of the loss from the COVID-19 crisis. The memorial becomes a focus for all of us to mourn and heal.
Rose River Memorial is an enormous installation artwork conceptualized by acclaimed artist Marcos Lutyens and created by the public, who handmake red felt roses to represent the nationwide COVID death toll. This artwork is an act of collective grieving, as the public rallies together to make more than 200,000 handcrafted everlasting roses to be placed in undulating rows outdoors in various lcoations. This artwork will represent the enormity of the loss from the COVID-19 crisis. The memorial becomes a focus for all of us to mourn and heal.

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