Aesthetics of Longing – Disjointed Memories

florencekingI took this photo in the village of Vrbnik, next to the town of Knin, where my father’s side of the family comes from. Knin was occupied by Croatian troops in 1995 and since then almost all Serbian families fled the region of Krajina. What is fascinating is that there are still a handful of remote village homes and objects which remain¬†untouched, decades after the war. Some of these villages are now only populated by wolves, foxes, rabbits, wild boards, etc…

Aesthetics of Longing – Burke’s Warning Regarding History

burkeMy hometown of Knin, destroyed by Croatian forces, with the help of NATO, in 1995. They still haven’t rebuilt it and it is practically a ghost town. The town of Knin is known for its castle, which belonged to Romans, Venetians, Serbs, Ottoman Turks, Habsburgs,¬†etc…