Set in Stone? Challenging the Statue Immemorial

Making the case against untouchable material history

The statue of Edward Colston is thrown into Bristol harbour (https://www.itv.com/news/westcountry/2020-06-10/mayor-of-bristol-says-statue-of-edward-colston-will-be-retrieved-from-harbour-and-exhibited-in-a-museum/)

As the Black Lives Matter protests spurred by the killing of George Floyd have swelled and spread, the movement has become one of a broader challenge to structural racism and inequality, inspiring large-scale peaceful demonstrations not just in the United States but also many other countries…