Svetla Kazalarska

Contemporary Art as Ars Memoriae:
Curatorial Strategies for Challenging the Post-Communist Condition

The purportedly “post-modern” inflation of memory, attributable to the acceleration of history, manifests itself not only in the hyper-production of what Pierre Nora has referred to as “sites of memory.” The fall of the Berlin Wall in particular has brought about an unprecedented boom in “memorialist” cultural production such as museums, memorials, memoirs, films, archives, …
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