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Master Plan

Yane Calovski

Taking into account that the mid-60s were a time of social and political prosperity of the Yugoslav model of idealism, where Tito’s ideology of strengthening the distinctiveness of individual nationalities was fully applied, the Skopje Urban Plan Project was a chance for the international community to become aware of the distinctiveness of the Macedonian national identity and especially of Skopje, “a functioning urban organism that was for the moment dead on its feet”.

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Obscure references, interview lapsing (between A and B)

Yane Calovski
(a fictional interview inspired by Sander and Hunt, in Valdez: Anthology of Revolutions, Centre d’Edition Contemporaine, Genève, p. 62-67; 2004.)

A: Every story requires some kind of proliferation. This is true if we believe in language, if we read the walls around us, the spaces that we move through, the messages that move through us, address us.

B: “I write, but I don't write anything.” (Hanne Darboven)

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