25 October – 17 November 2005
Marking the tenth anniversary of the signing of the Dayton Peace Accord,
HOST presents the first London showing of BOSNIANS by internationally
acclaimed photographer Paul Lowe.
Spanning more than a decade, BOSNIANS is an intimate, highly personal
study of the reconstruction of a the people and their nation.
In Bosnia from the beginning of the conflict in 1992, Paul Lowe journeys
through the devastated cities of Sarajevo, Srebrenica, Gorazde and Mostar.
But Lowe’s relationship with the country endures far beyond the conflict. His
stunning black and white photographs capture life rising from catastrophe, as
Bosnians survive, mourn and move forward. Lovers, refugees reclaiming their
homes, children, old men and fashionable youth populate this work, as do
snowy fields, rebuilt bridges and parties.
Panos photographer Paul Lowe divides his time between Sarajevo and
Preview a selection of images from this exhibition
Pictures from the hanging and opening night