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 …
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.
Ron Haviv: Imaging War
American photographer, Ron Haviv, spent 10 years documenting the Balkan wars. His work was used as evidence for prosecuting war criminals. An exhibition of his work Blood and Honey: a Balkan War Journal is being held in the Srebrenica Gallery in Sarajevo until April 2016.
The Bridges of Bosnia-Herzegovina
Marta Vidal explores Bosnia's bridges and the stories of the people who cross them, reflecting on bridges as elements of connection in a country still divided and scarred by recent war.
Flotel Europa: Memories of a Bosnian Refugee in Denmark
Flotel Europa, a documentary directed by Vladimir Tomić, won the Special Jury Mention at the Sarajevo Film Festival on the 22 August 2015