Smiling Turul

Allegories and pompous memorials of the 19th century desperately tried to build and strengthen national identities. In the period of transnational activities we are witnessing the process of ancient myths breaking, their replacing by new ones which better reflect present social and political conditions. A smiley face is the symbol of global communication and culture. Round, yellow, smiling face. The expression of happiness, lightness and simplicity. Cynically smiling, he pokes his friends when looking at a static monstrous piece of bronze in the Turula shape.