MI STERUL CULTURII ȘI IDENTITĂȚII NAȚIONALE

CN 004
2017-??-??

 

un nomad citește

lista elementelor simbolice şi materiale:

istoria

eroi pilduitori pentru virtuţile naţionale

limba

locuri memorabile

monumente culturale

folclor

însemne oficiale: imn/ drapel

identificări de ordin pitoresc; costum, specialităţi culinare şi animal emblematic

(apud Guy Hermet, Histoire des nations et du nationalisme en Europe)

 

[Romania’s Ministry of Culture has recently been renamed to Ministry of Culture and National Identity. As a reaction to this sick return of nationalism and, in general, to the vogue of ‘alt-right’ fascism, we are deploying nomadic techniques to read/write through the elements that ought to make the culture of Romania distinct from all the other cultures, distinct enough to be worth defending in a bloody “us versus them” confrontation and from “impure” elements. Consider this a situationist alternative to old-fashioned ‘revisionist’ historians whose rational arguments are rendered obsolete in the era of ‘post-truth’. How we fight it is The Mystery of Culture and National Identity…]

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