I often recognize people who aren’t alive any more in war photos that I see. They were here and now they aren’t. […] As far as war photographs go, I don’t really know what purpose they serve, other than the everyday needs of newspapers and magazines.
(Uit: Semezdin Mehmedinović, Sarajevo Blues (orig. , vert. Ammiel Alcalay). San Francisco: City Lights Books, 1998, 67)