Tag Archives: art

Beauty and Solidarity

One of post-war Bosnia’s enduring struggles is to keep its extraordinary artistic and cultural heritage alive. Some twenty years ago, the architects of genocide did all they could to destroy it. I’ve written before about some of the incredible Bosnian … Continue reading

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Linda Pastan, “Ethics”

Today, needing five minutes of solace, I closed my computer screen, walked to my bookshelves, and grabbed An Introduction to Poetry by X.J. Kennedy (7th edition). My father had assigned it for a poetry class I took from him about … Continue reading

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An Interview with Samir Biscevic

  Today, a link to a wonderful recent “Chicago Talks” interview with my dear friend Samir Biščević, a Bosnian-American artist, now living in Chicago. Samir’s paintings have been exhibited recently to mark 20 years since the beginning of the siege … Continue reading

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Sarajevo, Olympic City

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During these Olympics, an homage to Sarajevo, home of the 1984 Winter Games. Photographs of the city from my recent trip, with dreams that the beloved city may host the games again, someday….

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Remembering Srebrenica (2012)

Today, remembering Srebrenica. Photographs from my first visit to the Srebrenica-Potocari memorial. Today, just images, art, memory: Aida Sehovic, Sto Te Nema Sejla Kameric, Bosnian Girl Samir Biscevic, “Path of Death or Freedom” Series

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