Brit Bunkley

Deep Nostalgia—The Anarchists (2022)

58 sec (excerpt) of 4 minSingle channel / Digital Video / Colour / Sound

"At the beginning of the Spanish Civil War in 1936, much of Spanish territory was under anarchist rule for some time. This forgotten historical event is remembered through 3D animations of scans of demolished villages and moving photographs of anarchist supporters, which were “brought to life” with the help of the Deep Nostalgia™ tool.

Anarchy strives towards a stateless order and mutual aid. Anarchism emphasizes compassion, kindness, reason and equality. Adherents to anarchy ranged from Mahatma Gandhi to Bertrand Russell, from Helen Keller to Franz Kafka.” - Artist's Statement

The list of anarchist sympathizers and activists in the video:

CNT militia in Barcelona
Rudolf Rocker
Aldous Huxley
CNT soldier (International Brigade)
CNT soldier
Emma Goldman
CNT soldier
Peter Kropotkin
Enrico Malatesta

George Orwell
Buenaventura Durruti
Bertrand Russell
Margaret Singer
Lucy Parsons
Helen Keller
Franz Kafka
Mikhail Bakunin

Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
Federica Montseny
Alexander Berkman
Sam Dolgoff
Mahatma Gandhi
Diego Abad de Santillán
Voltairine de Cleyre
Ester Dolgoff

Nicola Sacco (after his electrocution)
Nicola Sacco
Emma Goldman

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