Vanja Čerimagić is a documentary photographer and videographer based in Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

For more than a decade, he has been completing assignments for a wide variety of clients by portraying their values and telling stories through images. His work has been recognised by a wide range of corporate clients, development organizations, government institutions, NGOs and art festivals.

He regularly collaborates with some of his clients and has been working for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for the past decade. Clients he has worked with so far include international development organizations such as EUIC, UNHCR, UN Women and UNESCO.

Along with his documentary work, he is passionately devoted to concert and performing arts photography.


2022. VII Academy scholarship for Narrative and Documentary Practice with Dr. Paul Lowe, Ziyah Gafić, Christopher Morris, Ron Haviv, Marko Risović, Marko Drobnjaković
2021. Workshop on Art and Remembrance with Ziyah Gafić
2021. Workshop on Photojournalism with Enrico Dagnino
2019. VII in Sarajevo: Festival of the Image
2015. National Geographic YourShotMeetUp with Stephanie Sinclair
2013. Foundry Photojournalism Workshops
2013. Fotosofia
2012. Sarajevo Photo Marathon, 1st prize
2012. Little School of Photography

Solo Exhibition

April 2022. Ghosts of Sarajevo, History Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Mash print 6,7×5 meters on the front of the building of the History Museum of BiH