Ziyah Gafić’s photographs explore the invisible lines of partition that remain in Bosnia, twenty years after the signing of the Dayton Peace Agreement.
It is at once the ingenuity and the irony of Ziyah Gafić’s photographs that they contain these invisible territorial boundaries—like Bosnia today, you can’t necessarily see the lines of partition in Gafić’s images until you pry into them a bit
This past Saturday, April 5th was the 22nd anniversary of the start of the siege of Sarajevo, which marked the beginning of the Bosnian War (1992-1995). During the war, approximately 30,000 Bosnians were massacred by the Serbian Army in the first act of g
For his project, Quest for Identity, Ziyah Gafic set about to catalog the personal belongings recovered from mass graves of Bosnians massacred by the Serbian Army during the conflict. Gafic photographs the items on the same forensic tables used to assemble bodies from the mass graves
Bosnian photojournalist, Ziyah Gafić’s project, “Quest for Identity,” contains thousands of photographs of personal belongings and artifacts unearthed from mass graves in the aftermath of the Bosnian War
Ziyah Gafic made this video at the burial ceremony for some 775 victims whose bodies were exhumed from mass graves to be reburied at the Potocari Memorial Centre in the suburbs of Srebrenica, Bosnia. The story is told by Hasan Nuhanovic, a United Nations translator who was there at the time.
THREE PHOTOGRAPHERS JOIN VII NETWORK
Lynsey Addario, Ziyah Gafić, and Seamus Murphy have been invited to join VII Network.