The Toppling of Þorfinnur: Vandalism as Dialogue and Direct Action

  Figure 1. Head of Þorfinnur Karlsefni, 2018 Source: CBS Philly   In the early hours of Oct 2nd, 2018, unidentified parties beheaded a one-hundred-year-old bronze sculpture of the Norse explorer Þorfinnur Karlsefni and hurled it into the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia. Weighing thousands of pounds and standing more than… Continue reading