A path of 269 steps, looking up

(2017)

In the afternoon of May 2nd 1945, the U.S. 82nd Airborne Division liberated the SS concentration camp of Wöbbelin.

The next day, General James M. Gavin ordered the citizens of the neighbouring towns to an inspection tour through the camp, forcing them to witness, and to acknowledge.

 
 
 Citizens of Ludwigslust inspect the WWII Wöbbelin concentration camp after its liberation in 1945. Image: U.S. National Archives & Records Admin. / ARC 531297 / Public Domain

Citizens of Ludwigslust inspect the WWII Wöbbelin concentration camp after its liberation in 1945.
Image: U.S. National Archives & Records Admin. / ARC 531297 / Public Domain

 
 
 
 

A Path Of Two Hundred And Sixty-Nine Steps, Looking Up consists of a 269 frame silent video loop and a hand made book existing in one single copy only.