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JANTE♡N – T

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  • Price BTC_0,25
  • Listing categories Things
  • Location / Region Norway
  • Date 2014.03.01

“JANTE♡N – T” presents a reinterpretation of the logo of the Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Confederation of Sports, by using similar typogaphy and stripe, which in fact, is based on the horizontal grid structure of the Norwegian flag, 6/1/2/1/12 with a height of 1.

Logo was firstly printed and then copied by hand on just one T-shirt used several times here and there but now stored for good. New copies? not sure.

As the Wikipedia article about The Law of Jante clearly states, this rules created by the Danish-Norwegian author Aksel Sandemose in 1933, are “the description of a pattern of group behaviour towards individuals within Nordic countries that negatively portrays and criticises individual success and achievement as unworthy and inappropriate.”

Law of Jante (In Norwegian, Janteloven)

1. You’re not to think you are anything special.
2. You’re not to think you are as good as we are.
3. You’re not to think you are smarter than we are.
4. You’re not to imagine yourself better than we are.
5. You’re not to think you know more than we do.
6. You’re not to think you are more important than we are.
7. You’re not to think you are good at anything.
8. You’re not to laugh at us.
9. You’re not to think anyone cares about you.
10. You’re not to think you can teach us anything.
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11. Perhaps you don’t think we know a few things about you?

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