Exporting Zagreb, Constructing the Present of Memory

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Abstract

The construction of memory and the related processes of rewriting, recalling, remembering, commemorating, exalting as well as forgetting, are ultimately realised by merging the personal with the collective lens. Over the last decades ‘new’ European spaces have undergone the accelerated reframing of their socio-political reality. Parallel with economic transition from Socialism to neo-liberal Capitalism and market economy, historical narratives have been subjected to various editorial processes. Emergence out of versions of Socialism and embedding in post-Socialist realms also requires constructing of the present. Cultural memory has, thus, been put on the agenda of public inquiry with numerous attempts at re-historicizations.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationExporting Zagreb Exhibition Catalogue
Place of PublicationNational Museum Gdansk
PublisherNational Museum of Gdansk
Pages20-31
Publication statusPublished - 2016
EventExporting Zagreb, Constructing the Present of Memory. : International group exhibition. 19 artists - National museum of Gdansk , Gdansk , Poland
Duration: 20 Feb 20167 Apr 2016
http://mng.gda.pl/kalendarz/exporting-zagreb/?lang=pl

Exhibition

ExhibitionExporting Zagreb, Constructing the Present of Memory.
CountryPoland
CityGdansk
Period20/02/167/04/16
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Kosmala, K. (2016). Exporting Zagreb, Constructing the Present of Memory. In Exporting Zagreb Exhibition Catalogue (pp. 20-31). National Museum of Gdansk. https://issuu.com/hdlu6/docs/exporting_zagreb_katalog/4