Jul 11th 2017

ŠTO TE NEMA nomadic monument

@ Daley Plaza

80 W Washington St, Chicago, IL 60602

Opening Tuesday, July 11th, from 9 AM - 9 PM

On view through Tuesday, July 11th

ŠTO TE NEMA is a public monument created as a response to Europe’s worst atrocity since World War II—the systematic killing of 8,372 Muslim men and boys in the UN-protected safe area of Srebrenica in Bosnia and Herzegovina in July of 1995.

Conceived as a participatory nomadic monument, ŠTO TE NEMA travels to a new location annually, bringing together different communities to commemorate the Srebrenica genocide collectively and in a public space on its anniversary.

The monument consists of a growing collection of fildžani, small porcelain coffee cups, continuously collected and donated by Bosnian families from all over the world. The number of fildžani roughly corresponds to the growing number of bodies found, identified, and buried to date.

Every July 11th, the public is invited to participate by placing the collected cups on the ground and filling them with Bosnian coffee prepared on site throughout the day.

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