Ziyah Gafic

Bosnia and Herzegovina

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 work was exhibited at many relevant galleries and photo festivals such as: Visa pour l'Image in Perpignan, Rencontres d'Arles, and Fovea Editions in New York. His work is regularly published in some of the world's leading publications such as Time, Telegraph magazine, and Newsweek. His photo essay on Bosnia was published in the book Tales from Globalizing World by Thames & Hudson while his works are included in several overviews of contemporary photography such as Photography as Contemporary Art by Thames & Hudson and The Way People Live by Gabriel Bauret.

Gafic recently completed the long-term project “Troubled Islam”.

Ziyah Gafic