June 17 2017

What does "modern" mean to you? Barbara Vinken

"I would say that modernity in a very unpleasant republican way of stigmatizing the other as oriental and something which has to be destroyed and excluded is a really empty 'modern'. It’s a quite terrible ideology – but thank god an outdated ideology. And I hope it won’t be back."

Photo: Thomas Müller
Photo: Thomas Müller

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