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Mira Gakina

Rep. of Macedonia

Report from Macedonia
On a City between two “spectacles”

Skopje, the Macedonian capital, has drawn global attention twice over the last 50 years—the first on account of the devastating earthquake in 1963 in early days of television, and again recently with the controversial project Skopje 2014. These two events have been crucial for both the development of arts and the quality of urban life.

Rep. of Macedonia

Velimir Zernovski interviews Mira Gakina

We are in a hole for survival, we hide from a “great danger.” You are solely interested in this moment. Transition is here, commenced a long time ago in the very complex conditions of a protracted and painful dissolution of the Yugoslav system.


The Brooklyn Rail

SEPT 2023

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