Moss fails to heal the wounds of Lithuania’s memory wars

29 November 2021

Text: Mads Vesterager Nielsen

In Lithuania, a statue of writer Petras Cvirka has becoming a flash point in a larger debate on the fate of the country's Soviet-era monuments. But while creatives initially hoped that turning the statue into a living artwork could help the country come to terms with an often difficult debate, officials have since taken action to remove the controversial monument once and for all.