Village Martyr.

PhotographerChris Ruiz
PrizeHonorable Mention
Entry Description

The village was destroyed in June 1944, when more than 600 of its inhabitants, including women and children, were massacred by a German Waffen-SS company. One of the darkest places I'd ever been. Full of sadness.

About Photographer

born 1970 close to Detmold, Chris Ruiz lives since the early 80’s in Berlin. He is an black and white photographer for landscapes, streetlife and architecture. He shares his time between advertisement works and personal photography projects. Chris is also singer of the electro Act PAKT.