A series of pictures illustrating various news events that I covered in the Balkans.


'Protestiram' - Macedonia's colors: the Kumanovo shootout in March 2015 and the anti – and pro demonstrations that followed.


Zvezda Bioskop - Belgrade's liberated cinema:


On a cold night of November 2014, 200 movie enthusiasts took over the 'Zvezda' cinema in downtown Belgrade. Like the 14 other theatres of the former state owned company 'Beograd Film', it had been shut down following the hazardous operations of its new owner. A case typical of the hasty privatisation schemes of the 2000s. There were 679 cinemas in the Federal Republic of Serbia in 1968, only 88 were left in 2012.


Read my report in the Guardian (English).

And in French for Le Monde.

Belgrade Waterfront - 'Let's not drown Belgrade':


When the 'Belgrade Waterfront' Emirati luxury real estate project was announced in Serbia's capital in 2013, only few believed that it was really going to happen. Four years later, a large share of Belgrade Savamala neighbourhood has been destroyed or revamped in sometimes dubious conditions. The citizen initiative 'Ne Da(vi)mo Beograd' ('Let's not drown Belgrade') raised its voice against the project and its methods, triggering in 2016 the biggest demonstrations in Serbia since its 2000 'Bulldozer Revolution'.


Read more (in French).




Kosovo - illustration pictures featured in Beaux Arts magazine.

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