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November 22, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving from The Kudzu Project! Early this morning, we installed knitted kudzu on the University of Virginia's statue of George Rogers Clark, who is touted as the "Conquerer of the Northwest."

Depicted on horseback, Clark is surrounded by six figures on...

November 17, 2018

On Wednesday, November 14th, the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors was presented with a petition signed by nearly 600 citizens demanding the removal of the Confederate statue in front of the county courthouse. The 1909 monument was erected by the United Daughters o...

August 10, 2018

With the anniversary of August 11 and 12 fast approaching, we citizens of Charlottesville are preparing ourselves for the worst. Even though the organizers of last year's white supremacist rally have been denied a permit to assemble here and claim to have relocated the...

June 19, 2018

The Kudzu Project was designed to be a one-time guerrilla knitting installation on the statue of a Confederate soldier in front of Albemarle County Courthouse in Charlottesville. As it happened, a passerby took it upon himself to pull it down. In his haste, he stuffed...

June 7, 2018

Since the 2015 massacre of nine worshippers at Charleston AME Church by a white supremacist who posed with the Confederate flag on social media, 110 statues, markers and school names linked to the Confederacy have been removed or changed. On Monday, the Southern P...

April 7, 2018

The Kudzu Project is participating in a symposium at the University of Virginia on April 19-20, 2018. Organized by the Department of Religious Studies, Toppling Monuments: A symposium on history, memory and the power of images, will address perspectives on iconoclasm f...

April 1, 2018

Remember when The Kudzu Project vinebombed Robert E. Lee High School in Staunton, Virginia? Our flash installation on the school sign called attention to an issue that this small city in the Shenandoah Valley has been grappling with for several years - whether to chang...

January 1, 2018

The Kudzu Project celebrated the first day of 2018 with two "flash installations" of knitted kudzu on Confederate monuments in front of courthouses in Lovingston and Amherst, Virginia. Photographs of the installations were added to The Kudzu Project's website, expandin...

December 12, 2017

Charlottesville, VA - The Kudzu Project targeted a school sign in the Shenandoah Valley moments before the Staunton School Board convened on the evening of Monday, December 11, 2017.  

Citizens of Staunton have repeatedly requested that the school board change the...

November 9, 2017


Early in the morning on November 9th, the day of self-described white nationalist Christopher Cantwell’s preliminary hearing at Albemarle County Courthouse, The Kudzu Project was installed on the statue of a Confederate soldier in front of the cour...

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