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Constructivist Manifesto - an update:

The principles of the Constructivist* Manifesto of 1921 fit in every period. The fact that these original ideas of the first manifest constructivists were applied almost a hundred years ago does not make them outdated - to the contrary!

The constructivistic principles cannot expire.  Our technical capabilities are constantly being improved and expanded. New technologies are continually being developed.  And when the constructivistic attitude makes use of contemporary achievements in technology and science, constructivism cannot die.

Other art forms live and are allowed to live. Diversity inspires. Academics should pay more attention to this fact and not  assume that they are the ones at the wheel.

*
"Constructivism was an artistic and architectural movement in Russia from 1913 onward (especially present after the October Revolution), and a term often used in modern art today, which dismissed "pure" art in favour of art used as an instrument for social purposes, namely, the construction of the socialist system. The term Construction Art was first used as a derisive term by Kazimir Malevich to describe the work of Alexander Rodchenko in 1917. Constructivism first appears as a positive term in Naum Gabo's Realistic Manifesto of 1920."
Wikipedia

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