The Series of NewRealism
“The deconstruction of the national flag through objects is only the starting point of the ironic reconstruction of identity through the use of the same chromatic spectrum in the space of the imaginary” sequel “of the abandoned and unfinished monument of Daniel Buren. In this way, the artist successfully communicates his own emotional reactions to the current socio-political context, through artistic reinterpretation. structures that authoritatively shape contemporary global culture. Through his artistic process, ideas of the past and the future begin to exist simultaneously – in a subjective and semantic ontology that places the sign of equality between the reactionary realm of imagination and the current political and Bogdanović’s’ urbicidal ‘material reality’.
Interweaving the imaginary symbol of the flag with itself and its spatial environment, Hubjer ironically illustrates for centuries the current nationalist position of the Balkans in the face of contemporary international right-wing and nationalist policies. “The idea of the border and the flag as an extreme political symbol comes to grips with daily life, which remains trapped in its inability to react, understand or change its position. conceptual dialogues, issues and opportunities for reform in the social, political, urban and artistic context of the present The urban space of Sarajevo is only the starting point of communication seen as one of the radically visual scenes of the modern ‘transitional society’ – but one that is constantly captured as it attempts to move from past, which is still unable to be interpreted critically and transparently – towards a future that reveals every moment its equally terrifying authoritarian and discriminatory value systems. Smirna Kulenović