These are photographs of photographs of founders as found on the walls of various buildings in the U.S. The range of people who have been empowered to ‘found’ has been very narrow, which begs the question of who these institutions were founded for and for what purpose. No doubt these were ‘good men,’ but to whom? I’ve founded a thing or two and thinking about these photos makes me want to change the metaphor from constructing something on a foundation to something else. Not sure what yet.
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