SAVE THE DATE for a Dedication & Celebration: April 27, 10am
View the approved design proposal by Re:Site:
End of Massive Resistance_ Flat Iron Park Proposal_ReSite_08232021
Artist team Shane Albritton and Norman Thomas of Texas’ research in preparation of the project design included references to materials listed here.
Artist visit: Shane Albritton visited the site in 2021 along with Norfolk Arts manager, Karen Rudd + City Public Works Dept. representatives, Keith Oliver of VIA Designs, and fabricator Joe Meppelink of MetaLabs,Texas.
Local poet and former Virginia Poet Laureate Tim Siebels of Norfolk, VA worked together with members of the Norfolk 17 to write this poem titled “Seventeen” that will be engraved into the glass:
Poem by Tim Siebels