When you point a finger, three are pointing back

The complex histories and contested borders that shaped the countries of former Yugoslavia set the stage on which Mesić weaves new, personal narratives from their chaotic patterns. In light of recent political developments in Europe, the work encourages us to reflect on our own experiences: by bringing them to light, they contribute to a counterpoint to the nationalist narratives that dominate today’s political landscape. But is there any way to reconcile the negative and positive implications of nationalism?

This work may take a form as installation or book and is composed of photographs, newspaper articles, television clips, personal collections, rumors, whispered conversations, written stories and meticulously crafted relics composed of matches and matchboxes. 

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