Details: Bergen Kunsthall opens group exhibition

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BERGEN.- The point of departure for the exhibition Details comes from Rastko Močnik’s collection of texts entitled How much fascism?, published in 1995. The basic postulate uttered by Močnik still remains—the question is not “fascism—yes or no?” but “how much fascism?” In the midst of the disintegration of Yugoslavia, Močnik related the conflicts and the rise of fascistic forces in geographies “from the Adriatic to Siberia” to the structural consequences of the induction and re-construction of peripheral capitalism. At the time of the establishment of several new state entities based on nationalistic ideologies, Močnik outlined the number of social conjunctures crucial to this process, their anti-anti-fascism and cultural policies with racist undertones. He detected fascistic social effects within, but also outside peripheries, relating them to general processes restructuring the public sphere in late capitalism. His writing thus clearly