Are statues outdated? Prof Brenda Schmahmann says they are
Prof Brenda Schmahmann, of the University of Johannesburg is on the radio air to talk about memorialising strategies that are more innovative and interesting than what the City of Cape Town appear to have in mind, which is to erect a statue of former President Nelson Mandela.
Schmahmann says there are far more interesting ways to memorialise Nelson Mandela.
I don't think that one wants just a representation of Mandela in such a literal way and using an outdated, authoritarian language.Prof Brenda Schmahmann, of the University of Johannesburg
It's sort of like a prop of Nelson Mandela.Prof Brenda Schmahmann, of the University of Johannesburg
Listen to the Prof Brenda Schmahmann's suggestion of better ways to memorialise Nelson Mandela: