During the war in Bosnia-Herzegovina in the 1990s, men of all nationalities were victims of sexualised violence. As prisoners in camps and prisons, they were tortured and abused by soldiers and guards, and forced into sexualised violence with each other. The aim was to humiliate and break them, to stigmatise them and their families.
What happened to the men cannot be expressed in pictures. My work is an attempt to deal with their history and with places where hardly anything points to their past. I show the men's strategies of structuring their everyday life through work. My pictures point to places where crimes were committed and nothing reminds us of them today.
In order to come to terms with the traumas, social recognition of them is an important part. I see my work as part of this.