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Dzevada: words and people from Sarajevo

Words and people from Sarajevo: Dzevada“Words and people from Sarajevo”, work in progress. Dzevada Susko, first woman director of Institute for Bosniak Islamic Tradition. She strongly wishes that Bosnia and Herzegovina becomes a stable democracy, with less corruption and more employment. She would like to live in a country where people spends more time reading books and enjoy museums, galleries and theatres. She also wishes that media, politicians and some “self-appointed muslims” stop abusing islam and muslims because “muslims are peaceful, faithful to God and love Abraham, Moses, Jesus as well as Muhammad”. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, February 2014 © Luca Bonacini. Copyright: the pictures on this site are the property of the author and cannot be used without permission.

18 Mar 2014

Mersiha: words and people from Sarajevo

Words and people from Sarajevo: Mersiha“Words and people from Sarajevo”, work in progress. Mersiha Sahinbegovic, director of the primary school “Porodice efendije Ramic”, a school especially committed to the integration of minorities like roma community, wanted to stress that “there is no poverty like ignorance, there is no honour as knowledge” . Semizovac, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, February 2014 © Luca Bonacini. Copyright: the pictures on this site are the property of the author and cannot be used without permission.

2 Mar 2014

Ismet: words and people from Sarajevo

Words and people from Sarajefo: Ismet“Words and people from Sarajevo”, work in progress. Ismet Hukic, from Sandzak origins (muslim part of Serbia) owner of a Kafana (coffee bar) in Jarcedoli one of the mahala of Sarajevo, wanted to share “the historic success” of the qualification of the Bosnia-Herzegovina football team to the world cup in Brazil. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, February 2014 © Luca Bonacini. Copyright: the pictures on this site are the property of the author and cannot be used without permission.

14 Feb 2014

Violent protests in Sarajevo

People showed their deep discontent with the economic and political situation in Bosnia Herzegovina. Very high rate of unemployment (almost 30 per cent) and the inefficiency of politicians, has led young people to protest violently in many Bosnian towns. In Sarajevo, protesters set fire to presidency building and other governmental buildings. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, February 2014 © Luca Bonacini. Copyright: the pictures on this site are the property of the author and cannot be used without permission.

7 Feb 2014

Rifat: words and people from Sarajevo

Words and people from Sarajevo: Rifat

“Words and people from Sarajevo”, work in progress. Rifat, of Albanese origins, met in a Bakery of the Vratnik mahala of Sarajevo. Mahalas are the typical neighbourhoods of Sarajevo that still reflects part of the spirit of the ottoman society. Architecture, urbanism and hospitality: a place where is good to share a pleasant chat around a cup of coffee or tea and …some gossips too. Rifat’s simple dream “is to have a good health and…money”. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, February 2011 © Luca Bonacini. Copyright: the pictures on this site are the property of the author and cannot be used without permission.

30 Jan 2014

Alija: words and people from Sarajevo

Words and people from Sarajevo: Alija

“Words and people from Sarajevo”, work in progress. Alija Poturovic, 80 years old. Since 1990, is the mosque keeper of the Bijela Dzamija (White Mosque). This job and the religion are the most important part of his life. In his message he says that the “white mosque is a gift to the city of Sarajevo”. During the 1992-95 siege of Sarajevo, the minaret was destroyed by grenades. The new minaret is now shorter than before the war. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, January 2014 © Luca Bonacini. Copyright: the pictures on this site are the property of the author and cannot be used without permission.

16 Jan 2014

Zehra and Ibrahim: words and people from Sarajevo

Words and people from Sarajevo: Zehra and Ibrahim“Words and people from Sarajevo”, work in progress. Zehra and Ibrahim tailors in Sarajevo: “my wife and I we wish to all the world a god of health and peace”. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, December 2013 © Luca Bonacini. Copyright: the pictures on this site are the property of the author and cannot be used without permission.

22 Dec 2013

Azur: words and people from Sarajevo

Words and people from Sarajevo: Azur“Words and people from Sarajevo”, work in progress. Azur, met at the Trg Oslobođenja, the “freedom square” of the city. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, February 2011 © Luca Bonacini. Copyright: the pictures on this site are the property of the author and cannot be used without permission.

17 Dec 2013

Titova ulica

Streets of Sarajevo

Passers-by in the Titova ulica (Marshal Tito Street) on a sunny day of december in Sarajevo. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, December 2013 © Luca Bonacini. Copyright: the pictures on this site are the property of the author and cannot be used without permission.

 

7 Dec 2013

Rusmir: words and people from Sarajevo

People of Sarajevo: Rusmir“Words and people from Sarajevo”, work in progress. Rusmir Burekovic is one of the physiotherapists of the Abdullah Nakas hospital of Sarajevo. He loves his country and believes that “there is no such country like Bosnia” (“Mani zemlju koja Bosnu nema”). Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, November 2013 © Luca Bonacini. Copyright: the pictures on this site are the property of the author and cannot be used without permission.

4 Dec 2013