Entry Title: "Security Prison 21"
Name: Piotr Jakubowski , Indonesia
Category and Expertise: War/Conflict, Non-Professional


Entry Description: Sunlight peers through a barred window on the 2nd floor of Phnom Penh's notorious S-21 prison. More than 20,000 people were killed at Tuol Sleng, one of more than 100 execution centers in the country.

About the Artist:

Born in Jakarta, Indonesia, in September 1986, Piotr Jakubowski spent 17 years of his life in Jakarta, growing up trilingual and bicultural. Intrigued by photography after taking a course at the Jakarta International School, he started out with film photography and a second hand camera, followed by digital photography. With help from the super-macro feature in his camera, Piotr became addicted to taking macro photographs, initially his favorite type. However, he is also passionate about the human story a photograph can reveal, and is currently intrigued by human interest photography. Piotr has since spent time in New York, Chicago, Tokyo working in the advertising industry and pursuing photography as a hobby. He is now based in Jakarta, Indonesia.