Phoenix and coffee to come back for

Germany, Berlin, Prenzlauer Berg, March 2019 Not a minute is lost, life is taken seriously here. During the last 45 years, I have been in...

Invandrare

June 2020 Stillingsön/Uppsala Sweden Invandrare “The little swelling in my neck bothered me for some time already but my colleagues said it was nothing. I work...

Zirka

February 2020 Lviv Ukraine What did you do in the evening after a working day when you were 24? Possibly you were just too tired...

The invisible and the Samaritans

Scotland, UK, Edinburgh, December 2019 A tale of two cities The Christmas market in Edinburgh lights up the Princess Street Gardens. It is noisy and busy....

Hospitality and Inequality

Pakistan, Lahore, September 2019 What is normal? This question has been swirling in my mind for the two weeks I had the privilege to spend in...

All is quiet on the eastern front

Ukraine Donbas February 2019 Slovyansk, Kurakhove, Avdivka, Mariupol. Video available below article, scroll down In the forgotten trenches of Europe, war is grinding into its sixth...

The cockroaches migrate in summer

Lviv, Ukraine February 2019 Remember your years as a student? The best years of your life they say. A little spartan here and there but...

In Israel everyone comes from somewhere

Israel Tel Aviv Jerusalem February 2019 Who does not want to see Jerusalem just once in his life? It is curiosity that brought me here....

Stagefright

Ukraine, Ternopil, November 2018 Years of exercise, discipline, and lessons preceded this moment. In only a few minutes your name will resound and all eyes...

Because it is possible

The Netherlands IJmuiden October 2018 Aid Part 1: Dogs like human feces “Twelve years ago I visited Chișinău, the capital of Moldova, for the first time. I...

A glass of water for Vasile, ...

Moldova, Cobani October 2018 Aid Part 2: The final destination Buckwheat and red beetroot The elderly couple lives in just one room. The rectangular structure of concrete...

To wake up in another country in your own bed.

Estonia, Narva, Paldinski, July 2018 In your own house, in your own bed: in the morning you wake up and suddenly you are in a...

Roots and identity, tradition and change

March 2018 Taroudant/Marrakech Morocco In the Sidi Ayoub area of the Medina (the town inside the city walls) of Marrakesch Abderrazzak El Maana unexpectedly...

Fall down and get up

Serbia, Obenovac, February 2018 I meet Goran Mitrovic in Obenovac, an hour drive from Belgrade. Now 57 his life coincides with the most turbulent periods...

I do not want to wait until retirement to have fun

Serbia, Vukićevica Village, Grabovac, February 2018, At the first handshake, Aleksandar Velimirovic explains to me the philosophy of their project. For him, it is not...

Why did you not leave?

Serbia February 2018 When emigrants come back to Serbia this question "why did you not leave" is not uncommon amongst the generation that grew up...

Hello stranger I am having fun

Serbia, Belgrade,  February 2018 A relatively warm Sunday late afternoon in the centre of Belgrade. Studentski Park is during the week a favorite hang out...
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Lepe moje crne ochi pogledajte na me

Serbia January 31st 2018 In the mainstreet of Belgrade the voices of the girls could be heard on a distance. The girl on the left...
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Throw away the ladder

Belgrade February 2018 At the age of 35 after finishing university education Adrien Gaumé decided that writing reviews of cultural events for the local newspaper...