The Boboli Obelisk – A Monument in Motion

Florence, Boboli Gardens, Boboli Obelisk in front of the Palazzo Pitti (2010). (© Txllxt TxllxT / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 4.0)

The movement of an ancient Egyptian obelisk through space and time bears witness to the mobility and cultural role of architectural monuments.

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.