Piggy costumes, dolls, needles, and thread are girl play material. In a city where restraint and seriousness are the rules that produce a rare collective harmony, the grown-ups play too. At night some people strip off their working suits to cavort in a circus of sex.
The selection is ample: fetish parties, fetish bars, happening bars, private sex parties – the list of places, situations, events, and people is endless. In Kinky City the adventurous explorer can find naughty boys and girls who look like real dolls or dolls that look like real people. They play with hooks, dildos, ropes, and leashes. They enjoy the touch of leather or the strange pleasure of toying with a needle.
Kinky City is the quest for the unknown, perhaps forbidden, secret dreams, shared by people who find goodness in a city that allows her servants an elixir that no other place can provide…
by Fernando Alvarez Busca
Photography Keeps me Alive – interview – pp. 37-49
Kinky City – photo story – pp. 50-73
On July 11, 1995, Bosnian Serb troops led by Ratko Mladić stormed through the UN peacekeeping enclave into the city of Srebrenica, executing over 8,000 Bosniaks, mostly men and boys. Labeled a genocide, the event is considered the worst episode of European mass murder since the World War II, and was a wake-up call for the West to push for the cease-fire that ended the three-year Bosnian conflict. Today, 19 years after the event, pieces of the bodies are still being found in over 300 mass graves, often in several different locations due to the perpetrators’ attempt to cover up the crime. 6,066 victims have been buried so far during the annual anniversaries of the massacre in Potočari (Bosnia and Herzegovina)…
doc! #27/28 (pp. 71-89)