Monday’s Monument: Friedenstauben, Dessau, Germany

Monday’s Monument: Friedenstauben, Dessau, Germany

In this Soviet-era monument — Friedenstauben is German for Peace Doves — eight 10-meter- high flagpoles are joined with two rings. The upper ring is a play on perspective and decorative art, interweaving metallic doves in a continuously braided circular...
Monday’s Monument: Peace Bell, Tirana, Albania

Monday’s Monument: Peace Bell, Tirana, Albania

This peace bell is cast from from 20,000 bullet cartridges, gathered by Catholic children, lead by a Catholic priest, in Shkodra in 1997, following a period of civil unrest in the country in which 2,000 were killed. It is located near the Enver Hoxha Pyramid. The wall...