Lexicon for the Provisional Future(s)

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IDENTITISMO

August 29th, 2007

A sickness that demonstrates as an affective search for and an over-expression of identities
- The engineering of a collective identity as exercised by the state, in the case of crisis and loss of collective identity – Identity lifting. The exaggeratedly searched identity on an individual plan.
variation of line and circle

Image: Simple geometrical objects such as the cross and the open circle could obtain very different meanings and create a strong identification among different social groups.

monument of Karadjordje, Podgorica

Skenderbeg’s monument in Skopje

Images: Karadjordje’s monument in Podgorica and Skenderbeg’s monument in Skopje

Vahida Ramujkic and Alessandro Floris