Author: Goran Bertok

There are not many artists in the world that are so consistent in investigating the unpleasant topic of death as Goran Bertok. 1963 – Born in Koper, Slovenija 1989 – graduated in Journalism at the Faculty of Sociology, Political Sciences and Journalism in Ljubljana.

It was in 2009 when newspapers published an article about the last British World War I (WW I) veteran who died at the age of 111. I felt in that moment that a piece of history was gone forever; a living piece of history disappeared forever and WW I will thereafter never again be so painfully real. Without the people who fought on the frontline, WW I will feel like just a remote historical event.

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