Memorials are based on retrospective interpretations of the past. How, then, can one stop the present from muddying the past? Catherine Nock assesses the difficulties of upholding artistic legacy and the controversy surrounding a planned Virginia Woolf statue.
The streets of Budapest, like many other European cities, are punctuated by brass plaques in the pavement. These plaques are called ‘stolpersteine’. They are ‘stumbling stones’ that you can come across purely by chance and which, placed in the street outside the last known address of a victim of the Holocaust and Nazi Persecution, remember […]