Europe is a much more complex historical, cultural, and geographical concept than is envisaged in the reduced approach by the European Union.
Art is freedom. If we don't have that element, we don't feel human anymore. Art is not decoration or a function. Before all that, art is art. This connection to meaning - our inner, intuitive knowledge - is something.
In war, everything changes. You are very selective of what you do because everything you do can be the last thing you do in your life.
My company, East West, was founded on the premise that people need to group together and not be xenophobic, parochial, or provincial.
There's no real theatre without taking risks.
The meaning of art in a time of suffering, a time of war, is much more intense. People are more focused.
Culture is a part of basic human nature, of deep humanity.
Life is not just food, it's something spiritual.
People have to have food for their souls.
The industry of political conflict is the biggest industry in Bosnia, and it is still not exhausted. What is needed is to replace these two industries - the industry of political conflict, the industry of human rights - with normal, creative walks of life.