sarajevo material mediation survival body un-doing war
landscape of change reappropriation of the war/post-war city
collective documenting adaptation destructive methamorphosis
selective destruction survival knowledge military space
" Un-war is the new state of mind that enables the process of understanding, uncovering, and undoing war."
"Harun Farocki and Trevor Paglen have developed unique critical and formal approaches to thinking about image-making in confronting the military realm, demanding of their viewers that they become actively involved in this thought-process, consistently looking “behind” the image to “read” the violence inscribed in it––the very thing that is at its core but that will always remain hidden to the eye"
"Debris was a medium used by civilians who individually or collectively formed a protective power in contrast to the military’s destructive power. The experience of living in a city subject to military destruction affected their ways of thinking about and interacting with the existing architectures."