Tagged: Memory

Turtle shell on soil with yellow and pink flowers on it

Honoring Animal Lives through Memorials

Amanda Stronza creates memorials for animals killed on roads and sidewalks by pairing striking photographs with dedicatory text. Through this practice, she invites onlookers to “see, care, and be reminded of the bonds we share with the nonhuman world.”

The Monuments We Never Built

Charlottesville reminds us that a full reckoning with our landscapes of commemoration requires we ask not only what stories they tell, but also what stories they don’t.

Smolensk: A Mosaic of Memorials

The city of Smolensk is a memorial to Russia’s history: the old Rus’, the Imperial, the Soviet, and the beginnings of a new post-Soviet.