Far enough away from us that nobody can ask what he did during World War II

by Sara Clarke

All over the former Yugoslavia, people are getting together to commission sculptures of global pop culture figures rather than the traditional war heroes and indigenous folk characters.

What does it mean to erect a sculpture of someone in your town? Does the subject have to be from there? What happens when people get together and decide to commemorate Bruce Lee, Bob Marley, or Tupac Shakur?