South African artist Marco Cianfanelli has constructed a monument to commemorate Nelson Mandela’s unwavering commitment to peace activism. The monument celebrates in particular his contribution to the apartheid cause. It recognizes the 50 year anniversary of Mandela’s arrest by apartheid police in 1962. The installation was constructed using 50 jagged steel columns that measure 21.32 to 29.52 feet high, each one anchored to a concrete base secured to the ground. The columns are staggered so that the profile of the Nobel prize winner is visible from a distance. The installation is on display in Howick, a town located 90 kilometers south of Durban in Africa.

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