About Srebrenica genocide: Bosnian girl by Šejla Kamerić in the MSU, Zagreb
The MSU / Muzej suvremene umjetnosti is a contemporary art museum located in Zagreb, Croatia. It is the biggest and most modern museum in the country. One of its most known art works is the piece Bosnian girl made by the Bosnian artist Šejla Kamerić (Sarajevo, 1976) in 2003.
Bosnian girl (b/w print on plastic fabric, 1040 x 750cm) combines the graffiti written by an unknown Dutch soldier on the Wall of the army barracks in Potočari, Srebrenica 1994/95 with the portrait photo of the artist taken by Tarik Samarah.
Royal Netherlands Army troops, as a part of the UN Protection Forces (UNPROFOR) in Bosnia and Herzegovina 1992-95 were responsible for protecting the Srebrenica safe area. Bosnian girl makes us remember the tragic story of how the United Nations allowed the Bosnian Muslim ''safe area'' of Srebrenica to be overrun in July 1995 by Bosnian Serbs, who then systematically killed thousands of the town's men and boys.
The fall of Srebrenica and other towns that the Security Council had identified as safe areas, led four months later to the American-sponsored Dayton peace agreement and the introduction of a NATO-led international military force in Bosnia.
This photo was taken in August 2017.