Decani Monastery (14th Century) vespers. As a theatre director, I realised that all stage performances were fake and meaningless when compared to the Liturgy, which allows us to become a part of eternity and find meaning in this earthly existence.
This photograph, which was captured in Belgrade, depicts a building that was demolished by NATO bombs in 1999.
Serbian countryside and mountains are full of these old and beautiful houses and vernacular architecture. The doors and windows often look like eyes and give these houses a unique personality. Many of them have been forgotten by their owners or they no longer have any. Nature is slowly repossessing them.
The Boka Bay in Montenegro is one of the most beautiful in the world. Of course, I am entirely subjective.
I met this gentlemen in the city of Trebinje, Republik of Srpska. All day long he stands quietly, with tears coming out of his eyes. No one knows why…
Another image from the Orthodox Monastery of Decani (Kosovo & Metohija, Serbia). The monastery church has over 1000 preserved frescoes from the 14th Century.
I 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…