UPDATE: Dijana Muminovic on Documenting the Remnants of the Bosnian Genocide

Armin Skandric, 30, an alpinist, helps find the remains of those killed and hidden in natural pits in Bosnia during the war from 1992-1995. For the safety of others, Skandric exhumes only with his boss, Nermin Demir, 35, holding the found scalp. “Over the years we’ve learned how to tell the difference between the human and animal bones,” Skandric said. Dijana MuMinovic

Dijana Muminovic was awarded an Alexia Foundation Second Place Student Award in February for “Beneath My Land: Exhuming Victims of the Bosnian Genocide” to document the aftermath of the brutal Bosnian Genocide. Her work focuses on the people searching for … Continue reading

Dijana Muminovic: Exhuming the Victims of the Bosnian Genocide

"Everyone says I look like him but I wouldn't know," Melisa Karabegovic says of her father who was killed the Bosnian war. Karabegovic lives in Bowling Green, Ky., where she attends Western Kentucky University.  Bowling Green has a population of over 6,000 Bosnians who relocated during or after the war. Dijana Muminovic

Today’s photo is from Dijana Muminovic, this year’s Alexia Student 2nd Place Winner. Dijana’s work, “Beneath My Land” follows closely the process of finding, exhuming and burying of the victims of the Bosnian Genocide, which took place during the 1992-1995 … Continue reading

Announcing the 2013 Alexia Foundation Profession and Student Grant Winners

Fire fighters carry an injured person during the rescue operation. Four persons died and got injured according to a fire service report at Kawran Bazaar, Dhaka - 25 February 2007.

The 2013 Alexia Foundation Grant judging took place at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University on Feb. 23, 2013. The judges were Lynn Johnson who works for National Geographic and various foundations, Getty Photographer John Moore, … Continue reading