Tag Archives: Samir Biscevic

“All We Have Left” in Numéro Cinq

“All We Have Left,” a 2012 memoir of mine about Bosnia-Herzegovina — a photo and travel essay, featuring art by Samir Biščević and music by Merima Ključo and Miroslav Tadić — has just been published in the online Canadian literary magazine … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Remembering Srebrenica

Today–the 16th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre–thoughts go out to my Bosnian friends: Fritz, Jasmina, Zilka, Samir, Enisa, Enes, Mubera. Samir Biscevic’s online gallery–http://sbiscevic.com/ My short personal essay “Bosnia Corrected Me”–http://sbiscevic.com/about-autor/67-bosnia-corrected-me.html–about my brief travels in Bosnia and the way that, … Continue reading

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