7. mrt, 2021

De terugkeer van de beeldenstorm. Over iconoclasme, cultuurgoed en identiteit

Article in : Themanummer Trends in kunstcriminaliteit, Justitiële verkenningen nr. 4 2020. Published by Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek- en Documentatiecentrum WODC Ministerie van Justitie en Veiligheid en Boom Juridisch Publishers.

doi: 10.5553/JV/016758502020046004007

The return of iconoclasm
Joris Kila
This article aims to clarify the phenomenon of iconoclasm and how it
impacts today’s society, in spite of the lack of research on this topic.
After establishing its complex and sensitive nature, a first assessment
containing types of iconoclasm and various motives of iconoclasts is
presented. Different forms of iconoclasm are distinguished, explained
and illustrated using examples. Special attention is given to the
subject’s sensitivity in modern society while establishing the connection
of the topic with identity in multiple shapes and forms. The article
aims at contributing to a future multi-disciplinary debate.