The White City and the “Invisible” Photographer
The Bosnian city of Bijeljina, nestled in the northeast, takes its name from the word “bijela” meaning “white”. Despite an absence of visual evidence as to why the city has been given this name, it nonetheless seems fitting. This is not due to an abundance of white buildings, of which there are few, but because …
WARM Academy 2019: Call to Apply
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Festival of the Image: Celebrating Photography and Visual Journalism in Sarajevo
Renowned photographers from across the globe will gather in Sarajevo from 9 - 11 May to share their expertise and insights as part of the 2019 Festival of the Image. Organized by the VII Photo Agency and the VII Foundation (VII/F), the three-day festival is an educational event that will celebrate photography and visual journalism through a series of panel discussions, film screenings, portfolio reviews, and workshops.
“Venezuela: The Collapse of a Dream” – Photographing a Cycle Violence
Media coverage of Venezuela's deteriorating situation has centered on political leaders and Western responses, with little focus on the personal plight of individual citizens. Local photographer Oscar B. Castillo has spent the last ten years of his life documenting this underserved narrative: the impact of conflict and violence on the day-to-day lives of Venezuelans.
The Siege: Survival of a Besieged City
In the early ‘90s, no one believed that war would hit Sarajevo or that the Yugoslav National Army could turn into an enemy of the city’s people. For centuries, Sarajevo had been a multicultural city with its mosques, synagogues, and Catholic and Orthodox churches.
Philippines War on Drugs: The Nightshift
"Each night, every night someone dies. Sometimes one, three, five, ten, twelve... the most I think in one night was 24."