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Statue of Black Lives Matter protester replaces toppled UK slave trader in Bristol – ABC News

Marc Quinn creates a life-size resin and steel likeness of Jen Reid, a protester photographed standing on the plinth after demonstrators pulled down the statue of Edward Colston and dumped it in the harbor in the city of Bristol.

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An artist has erected a statue of a Black Lives Matter protester in place of a toppled slave trader in the British city of Bristol.

  • Jen Reid was part of the Black Lives Matter protests in Bristol
  • Protesters toppled a statue of a 17th century slave trader and threw it in the harbour
  • A London-based artists designed the statue if Ms Reid to fill the vacant spot

Marc Quinn created the life-size resin and steel likeness of Jen Reid, a protester photographed standi…

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