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Sculpture of Black Lives Matter protester Jen Reid removed from Colston plinth

22 days ago   |   By The Independent

Statue of slave trader Edward Colston was removed last month
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Sculpture Of Black Lives Matter Protester Jen Reid Removed From Edward Colston Plinth

Sculpture Of Black Lives Matter Protester Jen Reid Removed From Edward Colston Plinth

22 days ago   |   By Huffington Post

A sculpture of a Black Lives Matter protester that was erected to replace a statue of slave trader Edward Colston in Bristol has been taken down by authorities. The sculpture - which was designed by artist Marc Quinn - showed protester Jen Reid giving the Black Power symbol , as she was pictured doing after the Colston statue was torn down during a march in June. But just 24 hours after it was erected on Wednesday, the sculpture - entitled A Surge of Power - was removed by Bristol City Council, who said it would be held at a museum until Quinn collected or donated it. This morning we...
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Marc Quinn replaces statue of slaver Edward Colston with Black Lives Matter protestor

Marc Quinn replaces statue of slaver Edward Colston with Black Lives Matter protestor

22 days ago   |   By Dezeen

Artist Marc Quinn has erected a sculpture of Black Lives Matter protester Jed Reid on the plinth in Bristol where the statue of a slave trader stood before it was torn down.
Quinn and his team installed the resin and steel statue, called A Surge of Power, during the night. He did not seek permission beforehand from the city authorities, stating "it's time for direct action now".
The plinth had been empty since protesters pulled down the statue of Edward Colston and threw it in Bristol's harbour on 7 June 2020.
A Surge of Power recreates Jen Reid's black power salute
British artist Quinn...
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Sculpture of Black Lives Matter protester removed from Colston plinth

22 days ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

A sculpture of a Black Lives Matter protester erected on the plinth where a statue of slave trader Edward Colston used to stand has been removed.
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BLM protester statue removed hours after being put in Edward Colston's place

BLM protester statue removed hours after being put in Edward Colston's place

22 days ago   |   By The Mirror

The Black Lives Matter sculpture - entitled A Surge of Power by artist Marc Quinn - was taken down from Bristol Harbour by contractors at around 5.20am on Thursday morning
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Black Lives Matter sculpture replacing Edward Colston statue removed by Bristol council

Black Lives Matter sculpture replacing Edward Colston statue removed by Bristol council

22 days ago   |   By Metro

The Black Lives Matter statue has been taken down at the request of Bristol City Council
A Black Lives Matter statue put up in Bristol to replace the figure of slave trader Edward Colston has been removed at the council's request.
The ‘A Surge of Power' sculpture, created by artist Marc Quinn, shows activist Jen Reid standing on the plinth with her arm raised and was inspired by her participation in the June 7 protests.
It was put up in the city during the early hours of Wednesday morning without the knowledge or consent of Bristol City Council.
Workers were then pictured dismantling the...
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Black Lives Matter protester statue that secretly replaced Edward Colston removed by Bristol Council

Black Lives Matter protester statue that secretly replaced Edward Colston removed by Bristol Council

22 days ago   |   By Wessexfm

A statue of a Black Lives Matter protester has been taken down after it was secretly installed to replace the monument of slave trader Edward Colston in Bristol.
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Black Lives Matter sculpture of Jen Reid removed from Colston plinth

22 days ago   |   By The Guardian

The sculpture of protester has been taken to a museum for artist Marc Quinn to collect, says Bristol city council The sculpture of a Black Lives Matter protester that replaced the statue of slave trader Edward Colston in Bristol has been removed. Pictures from the scene appeared to show workers at the site at about 5.20am on Thursday, 24 hours after the black resin and steel sculpture was erected.
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Bristol statue of Black Lives Matter protester removed

22 days ago   |   By The Telegraph


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Black Lives Matter sculpture of Jen Reid that replaced toppled Edward Colston statue in Bristol is removed

22 days ago   |   By Evening Standard

The sculpture of a Black Lives Matter protester which replaced the statue of slave trader Edward Colston has been removed.
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