Edited by Annika Enqvist, Karolina Modig, Rebecka Katz Thor, Joanna Zawieja.
Introduction by Patrick Amsellem. Texts by Nasim Aghili, Bronwyn Bailey-Charteris, Mathias Danbolt, Håkan Forsell, Josefin Granetoft, Elin Haugdal, Sandi Hilal, Rossana Mercado-Rojas, Robert Nilsson Mohammadi, Lotta Mossum, Santiago Mostyn, MYCKET, Hanna Nordenhök, Temi Odumosu, Henrik Orrje, Outi Pieski, Lisa Rosendahl, Merete Røstad, Moa Sandström, Tanja Schult, Ingrid Svahn, Masha Taavoniku, Andrzej Tichý, Rebecka Katz Thor, Joanna Warsza, Michael K. Wilson, Joanna Zawieja.
Design by Kölqvist.
2022, English, hardcover
240 pages, 24.5 x 17.5 cm
What does it mean to remember through art? The anthology Public Memory, Public Art – Reflections on Monuments and Memorial Art Today presents 25 texts that explore and discuss memorial art in our common spaces. The anthology includes texts on monuments, memorials, memory, democracy, power, and oppression and have a Swedish focus with an international perspective. The book is published in collaboration with the Public Art Agency Sweden.
Cover image: A drawing from the book Rundor by artist Astrid Göransson included in a democracy monument for the Swedish Parliament in 2022.