Emptiness: Capitalism after socialism
Authors: Dace Dzenovska
Location: Eastern Europe
Themes: Capitalism, Postsocialism
The concept of 'emptiness' conjures up a rich archive of meanings – from chaos before order, to 'empty lands' settled by colonial modernizers, to the existential emptiness of modern subjects. It is a malleable and generative concept that connects things that are not the same, but may be of the same kind.