Cover Photo: This photograph shows people dancing at a rave. The overall lighting of the photo is a dark blue; we can see beams of light cutting through the crowd and illuminating the backs of people's heads.
Photograph by Baptiste MG/Unsplash

Can We Dance as the World Falls Apart?

When Russia invaded Ukraine at the end of February, I found myself asking: What pleasures are permissible during wartime?

a tough couple of years

had some success

Adrian Pecotić is a writer living in Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina. He's written for the TLS, Psychology Today, and the Balkanist.