The New York Times: Beyond Kitsch in Skopje

Collaboration with The New York Times regarding the controversial urban-renewal project, starting in 2010, called “Skopje 2014.

“This has always been a complicated and mixed city historically and ethnically — when you think about [territorial] issues with Greece, Bulgaria and Albania — but right now we’re really having an identity crisis.

”The main square used to have flowers and an understated kind of cool,” Mr. Donev continued. “You have to scratch the surface of this city, because coming here just to take pictures of that means nothing.”

 

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