‘Being above the ground at such low elevations, and having the ability to precisely maneuver, was like gliding over an enormous painting and being able to create brushstrokes at will. As soon as I saw the landscape from above I knew there was potential to create a special body of work.’
Boys with wooden clubs in German-occupied Lwów, Poland (now Lviv, Ukraine) chase a battered and bloodied Jewish woman during the Lviv pogroms. Between 30 June to 2 July, and 25 to 29 July in 1941, approximately 5,000 of Lviv’s Jews were killed by German Einsatzgruppen paramilitary death squads and Ukrainian nationalists, militias and police. Thousands more were beaten, stripped naked, humiliated and deported to concentration camps. July 1941.