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Excavating MemorySites of Remembering and Forgetting$
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Maria Theresia Starzmann and John R. Roby

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780813061603

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2016

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9780813061603.001.0001

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Remembering Right, Remembering White

Remembering Right, Remembering White

Public Art, Colonial Memory, and Gentrification in Toronto’s Parkdale Neighborhood

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(p.64) 3 Remembering Right, Remembering White
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Excavating Memory
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Griffin Epstein

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University Press of Florida
DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813061603.003.0004

This chapter interrogates the racial, spatial, and colonial implications of two pieces of public art in a gentrifying Toronto neighborhood, looking for the ways that emotional memory, colonial nostalgia, and fear shape both the built and discursive public domain. Using anti-colonial and anti-racist theories, this chapter also seeks to uncover the author's personal implications in re-ordering space as a white settler, social service worker, and former arts facilitator in the neighborhood.

Keywords:   Public Art, Colonial Nostalgia, Space, Gentrification, Race

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