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Sofia Red Army Monument in Multicolour: Art, Vandalism or Protest?

Liliana from Bulgaria invites us to take a look at a 1954 World War II memorial, which has been used as an instrument for political expression, vandalism – or some would call art.

20 Years After Bombing of Serbia: A Void in Architecture and in Our Minds

Milena from Serbia takes us to Belgrade and shows a building that is aptly described as "void" and what it tells us about the spring of 1999, when Belgrade was bombed.

Controversy of the Monument

  We often hear about the clash of political regimes, be it either in historical movies, documentaries, books or in lectures. Visiting Budapest as participants of the EUSTORY History Camp, we learnt that the city of... (more)

Ignorance or just a Different Perspective?

27th of January. International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Gregor (Germany) shares his thoughts on the art project YOLOCAUST.

Erect a Memorial – Erase the Past. the Memorial to the Victims of the German Occupation in Budapest and the Controversy Around It

Nobody cares about art? When ideology and historical revisionism mingle in a sculpture memorising victims of Nazi Germany in Hungary, the controversy about ‘Who is a victim and who is not?’ becomes too hot to erect the m... (more)