Remembering the Revolution in Tibet

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“[T]he struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting.” The Cultural Revolution in Tibet was a violent and traumatic period in its history. Despite China’s best efforts to keep this event out of public memory, it refuses to stay hidden. “Forbidden Memory: Tibet during the Cultural Revolution” features a written retelling of the horrifying timeline and effects of the revolution China is so desperate to erase from history, juxtaposed against a whopping 284 monochrome photographs of the country taken from 1964 to 1976. Read full article here

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