Monuments, memory and the new museums: Canadian Museum for Human Rights.

Canadian Museum for Human Rights by Robert Linsdell
Canadian Museum for Human Rights, The Forks, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.” ©2014 Robert Linsdell. License: CC BY 2.0.

“Without memory we cease to be human beings.” —Ivan Klima in Lahti, Finland, 1990.

Michael Ignatieff, Visit to CMHR | Visite du MCDP
Michael Ignatieff, “Visit to Canadian Museum of Human Rights construction site / Visite du chantier de construction du Musée canadien des droits de la personne.” Photo: Joyce Mazur, 2010. License: CC BY-ND 2.0.
To grasp the mission of this museum is to rethink the role of memory in society.
Every means of transmitting memory struggles against its own inherent limitations.
Further exploration: the Museum of Human Rights.

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