December 6, 2019

Do we remember a monument for its purpose or its visual aesthetics?

Sasha Hate, 20

Monuments across the world always have a symbolic purpose to commemorate a person or event. When we encounter these monuments do we see them for their intended purpose, or do we revalue them for aesthetic purposes? These city silhouettes represent people engaging with them, but are they truly engaged? These particular monuments are depicted through silhouettes, to suggest that they should not be transparent to the world – they have an important meaning.

Do we remember a monument for its purpose or its visual aestheticism?, 2019