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“Politics is not made on squares”

Talk Europe! with Vasyl Cherepanyn

29. October 2019
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“Social uprisings around the globe from the Arab Spring to the Euromaidan, all represented the politics of hope. Unfortunately, the radical substitution of a revolutionary opportunity with warfare has become a common pattern of our times.”

Vasyl Cherepanyn of the Visual Culture Research Center in Kyiv believes that today we are living in a post-utopian world in which future as an idea is over.

This text and video is published under the Creative Commons License: CC BY-NC-ND 3.0. The name of the author/rights holder should be mentioned as followed. Author: Jovana Trifunović and Igor Bararon / erstestiftung.org. Cover picture:  Filmstill from the Video „Politics is not made on squares”,  Talk Europe! with Vasyl Cherepanyn,  illustration: Norma Nardi.


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