Statues

Total 7 Posts

How to determine which statues remain and which statues go.

8 min read
Whatever is done it must be done non-violently, democratically and culturally inclusively, Isaac Newton Farris Jr. writes.

Edward Colston statue toppled: How Bristol came to see the slave trader as a hero and philanthropist.

5 min read
The statue was part of a push in the Victorian era to create mercantile heroes. Colston’s slaving activities were conveniently glossed over.

Public sculpture expert: Why I welcome the decision to throw Bristol’s Edward Colston statue in the river.

5 min read
After years of inaction by authorities, protesters have forced the point – opening a new chapter in this monument’s history.

We need to talk about Churchill’s statue.

3 min read
The statue of Winston Churchill being vandalised during the Black Lives Matter protest is an absolute scandal the kind of which has never happened before... or has it? Read this brilliant thread!

The uncomfortable past.

7 min read
It takes a dramatic event such as toppling a statue to force people to confront uncomfortable truths and the ugly reality of what the British Empire did abroad.

Statues are just the start – The UK is peppered with slavery heritage.

6 min read
Britain’s heritage is steeped in the remnants and history of slavery, but you wouldn’t necessarily know it.

Britain’s monument culture obscures a violent history of white supremacy and colonial violence.

4 min read
Understanding the role art played as a sanitiser of violence shows that destroying or removing monuments from public view does not erase history.
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