"Socrateens is a year-long experimental art-making program for eight teens selected from various NYC high schools. Meeting weekly at the Park, the Socrateens work closely together to develop sculpture-making, drawing, performance, and photo/video skills. The program also includes visits to artist studios, museums, and galleries. 

The 2019-2020 Socrateens contributed to the ‘MONUMENTS NOW‘ exhibition at Socrates with a multifaceted project that included a zine titled ‘Monuments Decoder‘ and a collectively-realized sculpture installation, ‘What’s Missing.’ They also created an exhibition of their own artwork for the Park’s Instagram account, @socratespark.

On View: October 10, 2020 – April 4, 2021

The final part of the exhibition, MONUMENTS NOW: The Next Generation, looks to the future with a multi-faceted project comprising a sculpture installation and zine realized collectively by local high school students participating in Socrateens – an experimental art-making program facilitated by the Park’s Director of Education, Douglas Paulson.

The 2019-2020 Socrateens are Christopher Bisram, Johnaila Cole, Michela Farella, Sohit Gurung, Farzana Ibrahim, Anabella Orellana, Kate Panasci, Aneesa Razak, and Laura Umana. Meet the teens

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Cited from the Socrates Sculpture Park website