This image of Meliha Varešanović, captured by British photographer Tom Stoddart, went all around the world. It has become iconic – a classic of reportage. Yet back in 1994, while people overseas were opening their morning newspapers and talking about the beautiful women in the picture, Meliha was just thinking about how to survive another …
The founder of the Ars Aevi Museum of Contemporary Art in Sarajevo is campaigning for the museum to be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. Founded during the Bosnian War, the museum was established to be an expression of international will in response to the violence and destruction in Sarajevo.
Winner of the Intercultural Achievement Recognition Award by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs