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Panel Discussion: Re-defining Monumentalism

  • Room: Room 206 Accolade West (ACW) 89 York Boulevard North York, ON, M3J 2S5 Canada (map)

Presented/Organized by symposium organizers

This panel will explore the political and cultural role of commemoration, and how the use of sculpture defines the monument within modern and contemporary art practices. Discussion will focus on public commissions and monuments that look to re-frame narratives of decolonialization and representation within processes of social and personal experience.

Moderator Ciara McKeown

Panelist: Hadley Howes, artist; Alejandro Romero, Arts and Culture Consultant; Department of Public Memory, artist; Cara Jordan, Independent Art Historian and Editor