Naomi Natale

Art activist

About Naomi


Founder, One Million Bones, a large-scale social activism art installation. Co-Founder and Artistic Director of The Art of Revolution.

Job Titles

Artistic Director, The Art of Revolution

Naomi Natale on the TED blog


TED Fellow Naomi Natale lays One Million Bones on the National Mall

June 9, 2013

This weekend, thousands gathered in Washington, DC, to help lay one million handmade representations of human bones — 1,018,260 bones, to be exact — on the National Mall. This breathtaking installation created a haunting river of bones leading to the US Capitol, and represents the culmination of a nearly five-year social activism project imagined by TED […]

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Bones of remembrance: Fellows Friday with Naomi Natale

May 24, 2013

For four years, artist Naomi Natale’s social art practice, the One Million Bones project, has used education, hands-on artmaking and public art installation to raise awareness of ongoing genocide and mass atrocities. On June 8, Naomi and the One Million Bones team will be joined by thousands of volunteers to lay down the one million […]

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