British photographer Paul Lowe’s black and white photo exhibition, “Opsada/Siege” depicts daily life, culture, survival, death, and childhood in besieged Sarajevo, and will be displayed annually starting on April 5th in the Sarajevo City Hall. The exhibition will serve to commemorate the beginning of the longest siege of a capital city in modern history.
At the eighth training for Balkan Diskurs youth correspondents, organized by the Post-Conflict Research Center, young people from 13 cities in Bosnia and Herzegovina learned basic skills in investigative and citizen journalism, as well as documentary photography.
“I think that the culmination of the epidemic and the fear from death made art shine with its full splendor, giving people back hope and reminding them how unimportant politicians really are for their lives. Turn off the TV and they disappear,” - Jelena Medić on the occasion of her exhibition, “Budni,” which debuted after the elections in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The celebration of International Museum Day and European Museum Night 2020 was celebrated at the Visoko Homeland Museum with an exhibition of photographs entitled, “Portrait of a Lady: Marica Vojnović Visočanka’ (1892–1982),” which represents the legacy of Marica Vojnović through objects and photographs from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
The Post-Conflict Research Center (PCRC) held the seventh training and mentoring program for Balkan Diskurs youth correspondents. Young people from different parts of the country had the opportunity to learn basic journalism techniques and simple photography skills that will help them in their further work and professional development.
Rising 1,042 meters above sea level is Udrc Mountain, the highest elevation point in central Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Podrinje region, also known as the Drina Valley. This mountain and the nearby Kamenica Hill are two sites often referenced in recollections of the Srebrenica genocide and are of great significance to the country’s wartime historical narrative.