Franklin Vagnone is a New York City based Public Historian Visual Artist, architectural designer and historic preservationist whose creative work seeks to center a world of mistakes, failures, and fragmented beauty.
Matthew Shepard 1080 (10.06.1998.18) hate crime: October six nineteen hundred-ninety eight + (X) X = (18 hours x 60 minutes) = 1080 minutes Died: October twelfth nineteen hundred- ninety eight + 12:53 Eighteen hours after Matthew Shepard was attacked he was discovered by a driver of a car passing by the attack scene. The car initially mistook M.S. for a scarecrow tied to a primitive farm fence. Upon discovery it was determined that M.S. was in a coma, his attackers […]