Macedonia 10 Denar 1992
Front: Farmers harvesting
Back: Ilinden monument
Macedonium. The Ilinden Monument
Kruševo, MacedoniaFuturistic monument to Macedonian national uprising, engineered and built during the Socialist ’60s. The abstract monument is designed by a late architect-artist couple Iskra and Jordan Grabul. It has been maintained, but it never took emotional place in the hearts of ordinary Macedonians yearning for the new-old, post-socialist identity based on a mix of values in-between Byzantium and the times of the Alexander the Great. This structure is a master piece in the struggle against figuration, although it resembles anything from bio-molecular models to medieval weaponry.
Information and Image Obtained from http://www.abitare.it/en/architecture/macedonium-the-ilinden-monument/