For 15 years now, he lives in the cemetery. The place of graves is his birthplace, and one of those graves is his home. 43-year-old Bratislav Stojanovic, who once worked as a builder, became homeless then moved to the cemetery. According to him, he feels more comfortable in the cemetery than on the streets. Living in the cemetery of Niš, Serbia, Stojanovic's "house" is the grave of a man who died 100 years ago. Breaking the concrete slab under the crypt-tomb Bratislav, who created a similar space, feels comfortable here.
Zagha is 2 meters wide and 2 meters high. "It's better to stay here than to sleep on the street in the cold weather it's good it's not too hot, but I'm not freezing cold either. I live for myself. I rummage through trash cans and find food and cigarettes, and I sleep here at night. I came here after being unemployed and homeless. It is dry, relatively warm. Here are my things, my lamp. It's not a palace, but it's enough for me," Bratislav said. He collects the candles placed on the graves and in the evenings burns in his throat. Bratislav Stojanovic, who never had a permanent job, was evicted from his rented house 15 years ago after being unemployed for months. Bratislav, who was left homeless and unemployed, also made the grave his home. He says that, contrary to what many people think, the cemetery is not a scary place. "I used to be very afraid. I could not sleep at night because of fear. But now I fear the living more than the dead. It does nothing to a dead person - unlike a living one. Every time before going out of my house, I take my head out and carefully look around. because if anyone sees me coming out of the tomb, they will be horrified, is afraid I don't want to scare anyone either. Thanks to people, sometimes they give me food and cigarettes", said Bratislav, taking a puff from the cigarette he was lighting with the flame of the candle in his hand.r. According to him, the dead are no longer afraid of being dead. . moreover, if Bratislav dies, he says that there is no need for funeral expenses: "I am in the grave!" ".