The rise of the fallen feather

The associative chain of historical references of the video, The Rise of the Fallen Feather(19”), looks at how the symbolics of a totem bird called Turul affected twentieth-century Hungarian history through an amnesic, yet magic, collective memory, from very early times, through the founding of the fascist Turul Fellowship Association in 1919, and up to the present ideology of ‘blood and motherland’.

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