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About jasminatesanovic

Jasmina Tešanović (Serbian: Јасмина Тешановић) (born March 7, 1954) is a feminist, political activist (Women in Black, Code Pink), translator, publisher and filmmaker. She was one of the organizers of the first Feminist conference in Eastern Europe "Drug-ca Zena" in 1978, in Belgrade. With Slavica Stojanovic, she ran the first feminist publishing house in the Balkans "Feminist 94" for 10 years. She is the author of Diary of a Political Idiot, a war diary written during the 1999 Kosovo War and widely distributed on the Internet. Ever since then she has been publishing all her work, diaries, stories and films on blogs and other Internet media.

STOP: Corona Diaries

Even though i spend every day speaking online to my Italian friends in dire straits, even though i sing dance and cry with and for them, even though i anxiously follow the statistics of the corona virus spread which are … Continue reading

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Science and Conscience: Corona Diaries

Last night people in Belgrade, Serbia applauded again vastly and loudly the medical staff, just as they are doing it regularly in Italy, with singing and banging of hope …yesterday Italy had the biggest death toll ever 475 and the … Continue reading

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Purgatory: Corona Diaries

Right now i am staying in the the house of Rasa Livada (1948-2007), Serbian poet from Zemun, Belgrade on Danube who wrote a book of poems “Karantin” in 1977 He used to prophesize, A Livada kaze…and Livada says… Purgatory Everyone … Continue reading

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The Task Lamp: Corona Diaries

Originally posted on Virtual Vita Nuova:
From the Italian fantascienza anthology “La Prima Frontiera” of October 2019. https://kippleblog.wordpress.com/2019/10/07/esce-la-prima-frontiera-antologia-di-strano-weird-guest-star-bruce-sterling-e-danilo-arona-curatela-di-sandro-battisti/ The Task Lamp by Bruce Sterling Since you are the heir, you must hear the story of the lamp directly from my…

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The Task Lamp: Corona Diaries

From the Italian fantascienza anthology “La Prima Frontiera” of October 2019. https://kippleblog.wordpress.com/2019/10/07/esce-la-prima-frontiera-antologia-di-strano-weird-guest-star-bruce-sterling-e-danilo-arona-curatela-di-sandro-battisti/ The Task Lamp by Bruce Sterling Since you are the heir, you must hear the story of the lamp directly from my own lips. Never mind the gossip … Continue reading

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Mascherina: Corona Diaries

An Imagined Letter from Covid-19 to Humans Stop. Just stop. It is no longer a request. It is a mandate. We will help you. We will bring the supersonic, high speed merry-go-round to a halt We will stop the planes … Continue reading

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No Bullshit: Corona Diaries

EMERGENCY state in Serbia since last night! Our premiere said, we are closing our borders, all coronas came from Italy…Milano… he said it several times. NOTA BENE VERY IMPORTANT: not all viruses came from Italy to Serbia, as they didn’t … Continue reading

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