You can’t photograph a memory, but you can photograph a ruin.
CALL FOR PAPERSIssue No. 3 MONUMENT
If colonial monuments can be understood as ruins, in the sense that they symbolise the destructive force of conquest, what can be salvaged from the framework of monumentalism?
INDEX JOURNAL invites papers that contemplate the relation between public monuments and ruin. Papers addressing monuments in the context of materiality, environment, image, emotion, revenge, authority, colonial expansion, white supremacy, and state propaganda are all encouraged and considered. Issue No. 3 is guest edited by Tristen Harwood, a Darwin-based Indigenous writer and critic.
IMAGE - Jimmie Durham, Still with Stone and Car, 2004. TEXT - Nathalie Léger, Exposition, 2019.