Monuments

On February 18th Heritage Vancouver collaborated with Urbanarium on CityDebate #12: Remove Colonial Markers. Debaters made a range of points from diminishing opportunities for current and future generations to remember and meaningfully confront contested history, to who has the power to decide what happens to markers. You can watch the debate here. This journal entry is a reflection on the ideas around monuments and the debate.

 

We demand a lot from monuments. 

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