Exploring Present Day Heritage at the V&A

You enter a museum. Surrounding you are aged, priceless objects, protected by reflective glass walls. They are unique, rare ‘fossils’ of the past that must be saved from decay, so through them, we can learn about the history and people’s experiences of the past. But if we can learn about the past through objects, what… Continue reading Exploring Present Day Heritage at the V&A

Quarry Turned Gallery – The Case of the Nagyharsány Statue Park

The gallery in the 1970s / Photo: István Kistelegdi

The Nagyharsányi Statue Park presents an alternative to the traditional gallery. It is an open-air statue exhibition in a former quarry – combining the studio, exhibition space and source of the pieces’ materials into one site.

Damnatio memoriae

'Wall' an installation by Thierry Noir and Stik applying their signature styles on remaining pieces of the Berlin wall at the entrance of the Migration Museum

The second article of our two-part series explores what can torn-down monuments tell us and explore new, more inclusive ways of preserving heritage and memories.