In Sarajevo, artist Midhat Kapetanović recently posted a touching illustration on his Instagram profile, marking the anniversary of the suffering of Vukovar and Škabrnja, observed on November 18th. The artwork depicts three figures – Vučko representing Sarajevo, Zagi representing Zagreb, and Pobednik representing Belgrade – pouring water together into the Vukovar water tower.
The image serves as a poignant tribute to the tragic events of Vukovar and Škabrnja, showcasing solidarity and remembrance across three cities. Kapetanović’s powerful artwork captures the shared sorrow and empathy felt by the people of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, and Serbia as they honor and remember the victims of devastating conflicts.
Through his art, Kapetanović highlights the unbreakable bond between these cities and emphasizes the importance of unity in acknowledging and commemorating the painful history of Vukovar. His illustration serves as a powerful visual representation of compassion and solidarity, bridging communities and honoring those who lost their lives in tragic events.