SpomenikDatabase: How an American Helped Preserve Memories of Yugoslav WWII Memorials

About a decade ago, Yugoslav WWII monuments were almost forgotten at home but started capturing people’s imagination around the world when Jan Kempenaers, a Belgian photographer, created his ‘Spomeniks’ (‘Memorials’) series, which included images of striking monuments at Kosmaj in Serbia, Podgaric in Croatia and Tjentiste in Bosnia and Herzegovina. His eerie photos of oddly-shaped memorials in dramatic settings attracted the attention of design and … Continue reading SpomenikDatabase: How an American Helped Preserve Memories of Yugoslav WWII Memorials

Pokretači #39 Stefan Gajić – 180 grama / Beograd

Stefan Gajić je mladi dizajner iz Beograda koji je pokrenuo jedinstveni časopis o dizajnu i kulturi – 180 grama, koji vraća nadu da štampani mediji nisu (još) mrtvi. U 180 grama, besplatnom listu inicijalno  malog tiraža, Stefan je uspeo da okupi neke od najboljih dizajnera iz Srbije, ali i sveta, i pokazao da je sa malo resursa moguće postići puno. Beleške View this post on … Continue reading Pokretači #39 Stefan Gajić – 180 grama / Beograd

Pokretači #38 Ognjen Vučković – Samo Pivo / Beograd, Subotica

Ognjen Vučkovic, jedan od ljudi iza Samo Piva, prvog isključivo pivskog bara u Beogradu, koji je otvoren na samom pocetku zanatske pivske scene u Srbiji, 2013 godine. Sa Ognjenom sam pričao o tome kako su Samo Pivo, festival Vrteška i kompanija 300 Čuda, stimulisali rast craft pivarstva, ali naravno i o načoj zajedničkoj strasti prema pivu.   View this post on Instagram Popodne… #samopivo #tronbrewery … Continue reading Pokretači #38 Ognjen Vučković – Samo Pivo / Beograd, Subotica

Hidden Belgrade (36): ‘German Bridge’ and its Hero

Belgrade’s relationship with this iconic green-arched bridge, the city’s shortest and oldest continuously standing, started off in the worst possible way during the darkest days of World War II. After Nazi Germany attacked the Kingdom of Yugoslavia on 6 April 1941, the Royal Yugoslav Army blew up all of Belgrade’s bridges on the Sava and the Danube in order to slow down the enemy advance. … Continue reading Hidden Belgrade (36): ‘German Bridge’ and its Hero

Hidden Belgrade (35): The Home of Serbian Expansionist Project

On August 10 1889, cannons announced the arrival of the teenage King Aleksandar Obrenovic to an empty plot in Dusanova street. Although cleared for years, the spot at which the young king was standing, held the remains of two empires between which the young Kingdom of Serbia was slowly growing. It used to be “Pirinc-han”: the palace of Eugene of Savoy during the Habsburg rule … Continue reading Hidden Belgrade (35): The Home of Serbian Expansionist Project

Poretači #36 Senka Pajić – Ispeci pa Reci/Beograd

Senka Pajić, dramaturškinja po obrazovanju i veteran advertisinga, je pre skoro dve godine pokrenula jednu od mojih omiljenih Beogradskih poslastičarnica: Ispeci pa Reci. Sa Senkom sam pricao o njenom putu do poslastičarstva, o manje slatkim delovima posla i o tome kako je pokretati posao kao majka malog deteta. Notes: View this post on Instagram Ako ste ozbiljan ljubitelj kafe, probajte naš kuki sa kapućinom. Mi … Continue reading Poretači #36 Senka Pajić – Ispeci pa Reci/Beograd

Hidden Belgrade (34): Rabbi Alkalai, Zemun and Zionism

Although in the past few decades Zemun is best known for its tough guys (read: mafiosi), great lively restaurants a more chilled vibe than old Belgrade, this ancient town has for centuries been a vibrant melting pot of various cultures, drawing merchants and craftspeople to the border of Central Europe and the Orient, which, for centuries lay on the banks of the Danube. Despite many … Continue reading Hidden Belgrade (34): Rabbi Alkalai, Zemun and Zionism

Pokretači #36 Ivan Minić

Posebno zanimljiva epizoda sa Ivanom Minićem, osnivačem Burek.com, čovekom iza Telenorovog portala MojaFirma i konsultantom u oblasti digitalnog marketinga i preduzetništva. Pričamo o počecima Burek.com, izazovima i lepotama preduzetništva u Srbiji, kao i sjajnim primerima firmi sa kojima je Ivan radio. Beleške Arhimedes Marshmallow test Mandarina Ferdinand Knedle ActiveCollab Domace Kiflice Sviđa vam se šta ste čuli? Lista prethodnih epizoda Pokretača je ovde.  Slušajte Pokretače i … Continue reading Pokretači #36 Ivan Minić