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Krieg als Hobby? Das Leipziger Völkerschlacht-Reenactment und der Versuch einer Entgegnung.

Bertram Haude
Every year in October re-enactors march through Leipzig to replay the so-called Völkerschlacht in 1813 to the cheers of the bystanders. The 200th anniversary of the Völkerschlacht attracted a particularly large public. The artist Bertram Haude responded to this mass event with the foundation of an „International Shattered Liberation Force“ (ISLF), a group of anti-re-enactors who disturbed the picturesque image of a war turned festival. The ISLF made an appearance as ill-treated, injured and demoralized...


Stefanie Samida
Forum Kritische Archäologie

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