The Estuary Projects Installation: Gwendolyn Yvette Stinson
Jan
30
to Jan 31

The Estuary Projects Installation: Gwendolyn Yvette Stinson

  • 95 Claybourne St Boston, MA, 02124 United States (map)
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Remembering the apocalypse and re-imagining the new world. A 10 part installation series anchored in Roxbury, MA.

Fifteen year-old Gwendolyn never returned home after leaving to check in with a friend. Her mother, Elizabeth Muse, reported missing after searching the neighborhood for several hours.

Gwendolyn was found in a yard near her home in Dorchester on February 2nd, 1979. She was a lively young girl who was saving up for a gymnastics camp. As one of 10 children, Gwendolyn enjoyed the love of big family, her siblings often joked she was the favorite. Gwendolyn’s mother, searched for answers and spoke publicly about the police’s mishandling of the case. In spite of her loss, she marched on city hall, alongside other residents to demand transparency from the police. 

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The Estuary Projects Installation: Andrea Foye & Christine Ricketts
Jan
29
to Jan 30

The Estuary Projects Installation: Andrea Foye & Christine Ricketts

  • Reed Street and East Lenox Street Roxbury, MA (map)
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Remembering the apocalypse and re-imagining the new world. A 10 part installation series anchored in Roxbury, MA.

On Monday, January 29th, 1979 Andrea Foye (17) and Christine Ricketts (15) were found murdered on the corner of Reed Street and East Lenox Street in Roxbury, MA. These two young women are the first victims in a string of murders spanning 12 weeks.

Christine a recent dropout from Brookline High School was described by friends as shy, quiet girl with aspirations of helping people as a social worker.

Andrea, a cheerful seventeen year old, who spent some of her free time helping her grandparents when they were ill had also just left home. (as reported by Gayle Pollard, Carmen Fields, and Viola Osgood from the Boston Globe)

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