Posts Tagged 'serbia'

PRACTICAL AESTHETICS: NEGOTIATING SICKNESS IN SERBIA AND MACEDONIA

Master’s Thesis, Culture and Performance University of California, Los Angeles 2018 Abstract: As cultural practitioners, traditional healers in Macedonia and eastern Serbia negotiate the materiality of the sick body by facilitating aesthetic encounters. Bajanje healers manipulate words, lead, plants, water,

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PRACTICAL AESTHETICS: NEGOTIATING SICKNESS IN SERBIA AND MACEDONIA

Master’s Thesis, Culture and Performance University of California, Los Angeles 2018 Abstract: As cultural practitioners, traditional healers in Macedonia and eastern Serbia negotiate the materiality of the sick body by facilitating aesthetic encounters. Bajanje healers manipulate words, lead, plants, water,

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EVERYDAY WE KEEP ASKING

Performance documenting the completion of a treatment for a love basma. The treatment was prescribed by a vračar near Majdanpek, Serbia. Filmed on August 5, 2017 in Valja Prerast, Serbia Note: These video stills serve as documentation of a live

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EVERYDAY WE KEEP ASKING

Performance documenting the completion of a treatment for a love basma. The treatment was prescribed by a vračar near Majdanpek, Serbia. Filmed on August 5, 2017 in Valja Prerast, Serbia Note: These video stills serve as documentation of a live

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MELTING OUR FEAR

Performance documenting the completion of a treatment for Salivanje strava, or melting the fear–a Balkan bajanje medicinal practice for eliminating fear. The treatment was prescribed by a bajalica near Skopje, Macedonia. Filmed on August 27, 2016 on Veliko ratno ostrvo

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MELTING OUR FEAR

Performance documenting the completion of a treatment for Salivanje strava, or melting the fear–a Balkan bajanje medicinal practice for eliminating fear. The treatment was prescribed by a bajalica near Skopje, Macedonia. Filmed on August 27, 2016 on Veliko ratno ostrvo

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