Samir Cerić Kovačević
Musician and composer Nenad Kovačić (HR) graduated at the University of Zagreb in Ethnology and Sociology. He has been active as a musician since 1997 and acts as a percussionist and explorer of the Balkan and west African rhythmics. He is a member of several bands and formations, such as Antenat, Sevdah Takht Damira Imamovića (Glitterbeat Records), Afion, Mimika, Truth≠Tribe, and he actively performs throughout the world. Kovačić is a active and present in the Croatian contemporary improv & experimental music scene. Since 2007 he has composed for over 20 theatre plays and documentary movies. A focal pont of this musical interest lies in traditional music: he has learnt from the greatest masters of West African percussion in Guinea, Mali and Burkina Faso, and in 2008 started to lead workshops focused on West African rhythms.