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Skopje 2021

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"The previous government wanted to rejuvenate national pride, and part of that effort involved commissioning hundreds of marble and bronze statues. So many were produced that there was a national shortage of tin and copper after the project was completed. So many were produced that they outpaced the space available to display them; they are everywhere they can possible be. The statue subjects were random. There was no contextual relevance taken into consideration outside of a few deliberate placements, such as the Eye Bridge and the Bridge of Art." - North Macedonia: Part 1

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