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Dijana Muminovic is Bosnian-American award-winning documentary photographer who for the past ten years has been telling stories of immigration, human rights, the aftermath and people of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Her work was exhibited in US Congress, Italian Senate, Rich Mix London, Western Kentucky University, and City Museum of Zenica. One of the photos Dijana took in Srebrenica is currently on the cover of the book “Our Bodies, Their Battlefields”, by Christina Lamb (co-author of “I am Malala”).

Dijana is the founder of School of Photography Association in Zenica, the only photo program in BiH that offers classes to all community members interested to learn photography regardless of age. www.skolafotografije.org.

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2015

In 2015, Dijana documented Syrian refugees, and as a result, was a guest speaker at various universities including Allegheny College, Ohio University, University of South Florida, Western Kentucky University..  Dijana worked as a teaching assistant at Ohio University while completing Master’s in Visual Communication. She also mentored at the Athen Photographic Project, teaching people who use photography to help in their mental health recovery.

  • She worked as a medical photographer for Sanela Diana Jenkins Foundation, and Dijana is a contributing photojournalist for the Medica Zenica, AmicaEduca, and various local NGOs.
  • Dijana’s work was awarded by the Alexia Foundation, Photophilanthropy.
  • She received many grants including three from the Kentucky Foundation for Women, and NPPA.

Dijana always strived to bring others to Bosnia and collaborate, and it is not a surprise that she helped organize American workshop “Truth With a Camera” in her hometown. She also organized the judging of the National Press Photographer Association Best of Photojournalism (NPPA BOP) at Ohio University.

Dijana is currently based in Bosnia-Herzegovina.

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