Monumentalism and Representation of Women across monuments : Erasure and the Subliminal Impact

An ‘imagined identity’ which had the opportunity to make humans out of us all, chose to ‘stand erect’, literally. Declaring openly in 1890, Germany’s Otto Bismarck himself said the following while considering the figure of Germania as the monumental symbol for the United Germany. “I don’t find the figure of Germania appropriate. A female beingContinue reading “Monumentalism and Representation of Women across monuments : Erasure and the Subliminal Impact”

Obama : Audacity to still Hope…

The cover, titled “Reflection,” by Bob Staake, was published eight years ago to honor his victory. I don’t claim to understand politics. Sometimes I have no idea what to think, but I think I know people. And maybe integrity when I see it.  This man, whoever and however, has earned the right to be thoroughlyContinue reading “Obama : Audacity to still Hope…”