This work is dedicated to the people who were killed by and during the Holocaust.
The Holocaust was – in its large scale – mainly decided during the Wannsee Conference in 1942 in Germany, close to Berlin. But there was an ongoing Holocaust already prior to this conference; the “Holocaust by bullet”, while the Holocaust after Wannsee was largely a gas Holocaust. The photographs shown here are made in the former concentration camp Dachau near Munich in January 2022 – precisely 80 years after the Wannsee Conference.
The photographs show two fundamental aspects:
1. The concentration camp Dachau as its role of the very first and prototype concentration camp in the whole German Nazi regime concentration camp network: Dachau was the learning platform for the Germans for Auschwitz and other concentration and death camps where methods have been developed, optimized and taught.
2. The processing of humans to death: arrival, stay, work, murder, burning.