One more view of the city of Mitrovica. From far away the city looks like one and united. No dividing river nor blocking sand piles. Far in the north you can see a… Continue reading
2 weeks of workshops are over! The last day I spent in the north side of Mitrovica. Paper bead earrings and pendants were finished in a hairdresser salon in Serbian village Zevecan,… Continue reading
Last time in the mountain village of Skroma. People of the village have been without electricity for a week but still paper was rolled well. Everyone made a beautiful pendant!
Today we headed to the north side of Mitrovica, to the village of Zevecan. Kosovo flags changed to Serbian ones, and we jumped in to another vehicle with Serbian license plate to… Continue reading
Second and last day with mixed group of Mitrovica women. Many had done amazing extra work at home. Also today they were so fast that we had time to finish a bracelet… Continue reading
Smile and shoot! 2nd time with youth group and with cameras. From Mundesia’s office we headed on the streets of Mitrovica. In some point students noticed my camera standing on a tripod… Continue reading
Second day in Albanian mountain village Skroma. A container donated by local NGO Mundesia was used as a location for the workshop. We got some extra participants from kids of the village.… Continue reading
Mixed group of participants with different ethnic background joined the photographing workshop organized in Mundesia in Mitrovica.
Second group of jewelry making took place in Mundesia‘s activity room in Mitrovica city. Participants came from different villages and communities; Albanians, Serbians, Romans and Turks spend the day together learning new… Continue reading
First workshop group took place in Skroma village about an hour ride from Mitrovica city. Every woman and girl made a pair of earrings using recycled paper as main material. Delicious home… Continue reading
In December/January I was traveling in Balkans with my journalist friend Verna Leinonen. Because of her work we ended up heading to north of Kosovo, to municipality of Mitrovica to visit local NGO… Continue reading
I’m on my way to Kosovo, stopping for a short visit to Ljubljana.
One year in Maastricht has passed. Though I thought that I’m going to stay here for the next 3 years after years of moving around, still and steady, a change is coming… Continue reading
The series of photographs are taken in January 2013 in Mitrovitsa, in Kosovo.
Built in 1930s, it used to be one of the biggest publishing houses. Now huge abandoned building of BIGZ is being occupied by bands and artists as well as different style bars and… Continue reading
We had a chance to go to north of Kosovo which is still divided area between Kosovo Albanians and Serbs. In Mitrovitsa we visited local NGO Mundesia. They are organizing women… Continue reading
The sculpture Newborn in the center of Pristina stands for the Kosova Declaration of Independence Day, 17 February 2008.
Prizren is a beautiful little town full of feeling. Before jumping in a bus towards Pristina we hiked up to the fortress.
We jumped in a night bus to Novi Pasar in Serbia to continue with “the secret connection” towards Kosovo.
I wonder if there’s a single house in Sarajevo without bullet holes in its walls.
On a way home from our visit the Tunnel Museum just outside of Sarajevo. The Tunnel of Hope was built during the Siege of Sarajevo during Bosnian War 1992-1995.
In the 11/07/95 Gallery, black and white photographs with two interactive stations with detailed videos and audio depicting the events of July 1995 are exhibited for a memory of the genocide of Srebrenica.… Continue reading
Fishermen by Sava river in Belgrade.
Restaurant/bar in the center of Belgrade.
Just a quick visit to Maastricht, I’m off to Balkans …