Quest For Identity

by Ziya Gafic
Quest For Identity
  • ISBN-13: 9780982590836
  • Author(s): Ziya Gafic
  • Subject: Photography & photographs
  • Publisher: Demo
  • Imprint: Demo
  • Publication Date: 23-02-2012
  • Format: h/b

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A photographic collection of personal effects unearthed from the mass graves in the aftermath of the Bosnian war. Renowned Bosnian photojournalist Ziyah Gafic has dedicated himself to cataloguing the thousands of items left behind by the murdered victims of war. Familiar objects at first mask the inexcusable loss of their owners: a well-worn watch, a rosary, wallet photos. Each item is presented with the hope that someone might recognise the remnants of their disappeared loved ones.
About the book

A photographic collection of personal effects unearthed from the mass graves in the aftermath of the Bosnian war. Renowned Bosnian photojournalist Ziyah Gafic has dedicated himself to cataloguing the thousands of items left behind by the murdered victims of war. Familiar objects at first mask the inexcusable loss of their owners: a well-worn watch, a rosary, wallet photos. Each item is presented with the hope that someone might recognise the remnants of their disappeared loved ones.