Slacklining, ZEK urban art: how nature is punked in green Ljubljana

Article published on July 20, 2011
Article published on July 20, 2011

The 'Ljubljančani', as the people of Ljubljana are called, are surrounded by nature in a city offering fascinating views. The banks of the Ljubljanica river cut through the heart of a city whose landscape is marked by two distinctive hills. Ljubljana castle sits tall on one in the centre, whilst the urban Tivoli park sprawls on another in the south, becoming a temporary home to the adrenaline-sport loving Slovenians. Meanwhile, the acclaimed ZEK Crew collective provide a creative green insight into the lesser romantic district, Moste, in the east. Stockholm-based Franco-German videographer Maximilien Van Aertryck explores the green Slovenian capital with his silent, visual filming style for Green Europe on the Ground by cafebabel.com (Video: vimeo.com/maxvanaertryck)