•   For the promotion of the Serbian/Croatian translation of “The Visionaries” we made a short video. Concept and research by Ana Ivis. Filming and editing by Jelmer Buitenga. Please have a look (English and Serbian/Croatian subtitles available in YouTube).  ...

  • For the past fifteen years , whenever I’m in Serbia, I hear about the two shows the Dutch crossover-band Urban Dance Squad gave in Belgrade in 1996. On the eve of the major anti-Milosevic protests of the winter of 1996-1997,......

  • For Non-Dutch audiences, here’s a pitch and outline for The Visionaries (De zieners) in English. In Short The Prophets of Europe is a narrative about three roaming utopian intellectuals in the period 1910 to 1939. They mixed with artists, politicians,......

  • The visionaries spoke of great secrets, eternal truths, mystical experiences, deep essences and occult encounters. Frederik van Eeden, Erich Gutkind, and certainly Dimitrije Mitrinović, conveyed a message that we can no longer comprehend properly now. That is why I called......

  • This was written as an introductory essay for the book “Shaky Ground: Traces of the Great War in the Ypres Salient”, by Peter Dekens. The idea of European unity, in any case the official entity as it is communicated by......