Tracing the Politics of Aesthetics

From Imposing, via Counter to Affirmative Memorials to Violence

By Susanne Buckley-Zistel 2021

The article focuses on how memory at a memorial (supposedly) takes place through the aesthetic strategies put to work by the memorial (or rather its architects, creators, artists, etc.) Instead of exploring struggles over memory, it zooms in on the style and form of memorials and how these (intend to) affect visitors.

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