2002 Photo Contest, Portraits, 2nd prize

Ziyah Gafic

Grazia Neri

01 June, 2001

The photographer's grandmother's hands. The city of Gorazde was encircled by Serb military forces for three years. In the Bosnian civil war of 1992-1995, Gorazde was the last remaining United Nations safe area in eastern Bosnia, yet it was repeatedly attacked. Since then, the photographer has observed the war's impact on his family, and others who came to the city for safety.

About the photographer

Ziyah Gafic

Ziyah Gafic was born in Sarajevo, where he studied comparative literature. Since 1999 he has travelled extensively and covered major events in more than 40 countries. Gafic’s wo...

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