decisions and policy actions (e.g. urban regeneration plans, development priorities) ( Tölle 2010 ).
Taking into account that memory (both personal and collective) is selective and in constant reformulation, the endeavour to install a monument encapsulating the dynamism of memory and at the same time have capacity to engage with social practices seems quite a challenge. Hence, recognising the power lies in preselected memories which have taken physical shape and are installed in a public place, political regimes are usually eager to produce and control emblematic
movement, something that escapes even representation – the (at first sight) mundane, banal activities, situations, events and routines of “just another” day in the life of the HE inhabitants (like waiting for a bus, shopping in a grocery store, looking for a place to park the car) and the myriad of other actions associated with them – activities and processes so evident that they are, in the end, not evident at all. In sum, everyday practices encapsulate the ways we adapt, copy with, interact and express ourselves (i.e. create our identities) within a given environment