An Incomplete Taxonomy Of Balkan Graffiti

Selected notes and scrawlings as observed on assorted buildings, infrastructure, statues, vehicles, and various other inanimate objects of the former Yugoslavia, spring of 2019:

SPORTS

MESSI IS GOD
RONALDO = GOD
YANKEES
OFK BEOGRAD
DINAMO!!!!!!
MAN U

POLITICS

ANTIFA BELGRADE
FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE
SERBIA IN E.U. NOW
NO E.U.

KILL EARTH
END WAR
WOMAN = MAN

HISTORY

REMEMBER 95
19$89
REUNITE
126th
148
1986
1987
7.11

AROUND TOWN

DRINKING IS BEST
BEER
DRINK BEER
I ♡ BEER
PETR IS DRUNK
420
WEED
SMOKE WEED
HASH
SMOKE WEED AND GET HIGH
DANIEL
MIKAELA
FATIMA
NIKOLINA
MILA
ANA
PARTY
YOUTH
BEOGRAD FOREVER

FUCK

FUCK NATO
FUCK SERBIA
FUCK BOSNIA
FUCK U.N.
FUCK WAR
FUCK U.S.
FUCK USA
FUCK UNITED STATES
FUCK AMERICA
FUCK UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
FUCK GREECE
FUCK GERMANY
FUCK GOD
FUCK YOU
FUCK

MUSIC

DANCE ME TO THE END OF LOVE?
BEATLES
BEATLES SUCK
fashion changes but you’ll always be my heroes
SABBATH
MAYHEM
SLAYER
margin walker
HEAVY METAL
BLACK METAL
ANTI-TURBOFOLK
BEHEMOTH
AC/DC
HAIL SATAN
The world was on fire. No one could save me but you. Strange what desire will make foolish people do. I never dreamed that I’d love somebody like you. I never dreamed that I’d lose somebody like you.

MISCELLANEOUS

BURRITO
POSERS FUCK OFF
GAVE
HOMER
RINGO
It will slip through our fingers one day or another anyway . . . All of this will stop.
THE BED BAKES MY BODY LIKE BREAD FILLING A HANDFUL OF DREAMS
GO FUCK YOURSELF

LOVE

LIFE
GIVE
LOVE
LOVE TO ALL!!!
LOVE THY NEIGHBOR
LOVE IS ALL
LOVE IS BEAUTIFUL
BE LIVING
HEAVEN ON EARTH
WE ARE ONE
ONE EARTH
GOD LOVES ALL
SAVE EARTH
PEACE IN HEAVEN
PEACE FOREVER
PEACE ON EARTH
PEACE
RIP 2PAC
 
 
AMR
Belgrade, Serbia / Niš, Serbia / Pristina, Kosovo / Skopje, Macedonia / Zagreb, Croatia / Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina / Tivat & Kotor, Montenegro/ Ljubljana, Slovenia
March & May 2019

(Some translation assistance by B.A., N.L., and P.T.)

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