Kurtuluş: The last stop

When no one is crossing a bridge, I wonder, does the bridge think at all?

(Sait Faik Abasıyanık, The Bridge)


Islam Latinski/Islam Grčki: The absence in the mirror

“Nostalgia for places is just a mirage. All nostalgia is nostalgia for one vanished time, and for one vanished ‘me’ in it” 

(Vladan Desnica, Springs of Ivan Galeb, 1957 )


Mitrovica’s gaze: A walk through the crossroads

 “We live in the borderland between two worlds, on the border between two nations, within everyone’s reach, always someone’s scapegoat. Against us the waves of history break, as if against a cliff”

(Meša Selimović, Death and the dervish, 1966)