Description of the two sculptures
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both consist of a fragment of the 8-meters tall sculpture The Pillar of Shame, which is set up at
- The face is fragmented and partly dissolved, but you could also interpret it the opposite way, so that it is fragmented, but in the process of being restructured into the full picture.
The orange stripes painted on the sculptures symbolize the violation of the human rights. The double option for interpretation concerning the face is intentional and symbolizes the open question: Is China heading towards a more democratic society, with a bigger public influence, lesser corruption and an improvement of the human rights of the public, and thereby fulfilling the demands of the students from June 4th ’89, or is the going the opposite way, where both the claims of the students and the memory of June 4th are disappearing?
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