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Tate Modern – “Bosnian Girl” by Šejla Kamerić

Artist: Šejla Kamerić (Bosnia)
Title: Bosnian Girl
Year: 2003
Installation view at: Tate Modern, London
Photo Credits: Barbara Picci

In Bosnian Girl artist Šejla Kamerić stares directly at the camera, holding our gaze. The overlaid text quotes graffiti by an unknown Dutch UN soldier found at an army barracks in Srebrenica during the Bosnian war (1992–95). Using the stylised poses found in fashion photography, Kamerić both challenges and embodies the soldier’s words. In this act, she stands for all women who have experienced prejudice because of their gender or identity…
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