Celebrennial

Catlins

The closer we are to forgetting, the closer to the surface of events and emotions alike, the further we are from the depths where meaning and understanding reside. Public memorials and visited sites are the battlegrounds in a life-and-death struggle between memory, denial, and repression.

Lucy R. Lippard, On the Beaten Track: Tourism, Art, and Place (New York: The New Press, 1999), p.119.

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