#FuturGov Design Concept – Countermonuments

Countermonuments Victor Betriu (ELISAVA, Barcelona, Spain) Ensuring equal rights and the acceptance of marginal collectives This project explores how cities might change if political discourse that claims to be inclusive and utopian were taken seriously. How can we move away from thinking of public space as a spectacle or consumer product? What would urban misery look like, if it acquired dignity, beauty and functionality? In this future, public monuments are no longer about erecting a