Public Monuments

Public debate around Confederate insignia has little to do with historical fact, and everything to do with collective memory

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Ákos Eleod Life-size replica of the remaining part of a monument to Stalin after it was dismantled in 1956 (2006) Memento Park, Budapest, Hungary. Photograph: © Petr Svarc

The life and death of public monuments

Talks
The panel 'CAC Vilnius presents: Memories, Monoliths, Monsters?' at Frieze Talks 2009. Photograph: Polly Braden/Frieze

A panel presented by CAC Vilnius