Team of Artists Secretly Install a Massive Bust of NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden on a Brooklyn War Monument

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A team of artists have installed a massive bust of National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower Edward Snowden on top of a pillar at the Prison Ship Martyrs Monument. The bust is four-feet tall and weighs 100 pounds, but the artists say it can be removed without damaging the original monument.

The artists responsible agreed to be interviewed by Animal New York on the terms that their identities be kept secret.

“Our goal is to bring a renewed vitality to the space and prompt even more visitors to ponder the sacrifices made for their freedoms. We hope this inspires them to reflect upon the responsibility we all bear to ensure our liberties exist long into the future.”

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photos via Animal New York

via Animal New York