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Stones That Speak to Us. How to Deal with Monuments to Colonists, Tyrants, and Dictators

Stones That Speak to Us. How to Deal with Monuments to Colonists, Tyrants, and Dictators

Anastasiya Oprishchenko

The second half of the 20th century was marked by a monuments falling campaign — the dismantling of monuments to military and political figures associated with repression, genocide, or war. Ukraine is now going through a similar process, getting rid of the Soviet past. Zaborona’s journalists Anastasiya Opryshchenko and Daniel Lekhovitser created a comic strip about the memorial practices of interaction with monuments — from burying the Columbus monument to turning Lenin into Hydra.


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