Gallery: Sarajevo Survival Tools: Ingenious DIY Designs for Life During...

Bottom detail. Especially in winter, this thermos bottle was a part of every day life

Sarajevo Survival Tools is a showcase of extraordinary ready-made objects that citizens of Sarajevo had to design and hand-make when the capital city of Bosnia-Herzegovina was under siege from 1992 to 1996. The exhibition’s wide range of objects expose an atmosphere of everyday struggle through horrid conditions while revealing shining examples of human ingenuity. From oil tin watering cans to improvised torches, the exhibition shows how basic needs like electricity, running water, food, medicine and communication can be solved through design under adverse conditions.

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