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Janis Freegard Weblog - Remembering Neil Roberts

Install view, doublethink, Midhurst, Photo Bryan James

November 2013

“Thirty-one years ago today, Neil Roberts blew himself up outside the Wanganui Computer Centre. He left graffiti nearby that said: ‘We have maintained a silence closely resembling stupidity’ – a quote from the revolutionary Junta Tuitiva of La Paz, which fought against the Spanish for the freedom of Bolivia in 1809. Neil was a friend of mine and this is something I wrote after he died.”

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Janis Freegard on doublethink https://janisfreegard.com/tag/whanganui/