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Issue No.3 MONUMENT

You can’t photograph a memory, but you can photograph a ruin.*

Brook Andrew, SMASH IT, 2018, single video projection, 28 minutes

Issue 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?

Edited by Tristen Harwood
*Nathalie Léger, Exposition

Issue No.3 Monument

Jimmie Durham, Still with Stone and Car, 2004

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洛中洛外図屏風 Scenes in and around the Capital, Edo period (1615–1868), Japan, Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink, color, gold, and gold leaf on paper, ​​Mary Griggs Burke Collection, Gift of the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation, 2015. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.