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Mira: words and people from Sarajevo

“Words and people from Sarajevo”, work in progress. “Bums on the street” is the expressive slogan raised by Mira Potocki, against the passivity of the people who accept with resignation the bad economic and social situation of the country. According to Mira, 63 year’s old, “people here do not live, they just survive”. Mira does not receive any pension and she has to take care to her son who was seriously injured during the war. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, April 2014 © Luca Bonacini. Copyright: the pictures on this site are the property of the author and cannot be used without permission.

27 May 2014

Esef: words and people from Sarajevo

Words and people from Sarajevo: Esef“Words and people from Sarajevo”, work in progress. Esef smiles and tells that his country doesn’t have future (nema buducnosti). He his from Brcko district in Bosnia Herzegovina and this area was badly damaged by heavy rain and floods. He draws parallels between weather and social and politic cataclysms… Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, May 2014 © Luca Bonacini. Copyright: the pictures on this site are the property of the author and cannot be used without permission.

17 May 2014

High heels and boots: peaceful protest in Sarajevo

Peaceful protest against the economic and political situation in Bosnia-Herzegovina, during the opening of the restored Vijecnica (City Hall and national library) destroyed by bosnian serb shelling in 1992 during the Sarajevo siege. Between the night of 25 and 26th of August, more than 2 millions of valuable books got lost. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, May 2014 © Luca Bonacini. Copyright: the pictures on this site are the property of the author and cannot be used without permission.

9 May 2014

Kenan: words and people from Sarajevo

“Words and people from Sarajevo”, work in progress. Kenan and his first (italian) love. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, April 2014 © Luca Bonacini. Copyright: the pictures on this site are the property of the author and cannot be used without permission.

5 May 2014