One Million Bones is a collaborative art installation aimed to recognize those affected by ongoing genocides and humanitarian crises in Sudan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Somalia, and Burma. The installation will consist of one million handmade bones that will be displayed on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. in 2013.
To build awareness of crimes against humanity worldwide and their relationship to violent crime in New Orleans, 50,000 bones will be installed in Congo Square in Louis Armstrong Park on Saturday, April 7 at 10 am. The event will include a reception, speakers, entertainment, and refreshments.
One Million Bones is seeking 300 volunteers to participate in the laying down of bones during the Congo Square installation, which will be documented in a time-lapsed video (participants are asked to wear white). To register, contact firstname.lastname@example.org, 505.699.4613, or click here.
For general information, visit One Million Bones.
Admission is free and open to the public.
Event Time: 10:00:00