Best Work by an Emerging Photographer | Nominee

Marlene Sattler


In the meantime


The collection ‘In der Zwischenzeit’ (In the meantime) consist of 22 photographs captured in the Forensic Institutes of Leipzig and Rostock, and the Brandenburg State Institute of Forensic Medicine in Potsdam, in the course of a bachelor’s degree in March to June 2013. Five photographs from this collection have been entered here. The key question was how the staff of forensic institutes cope with being confronted by death on a day-to-day basis. The framing and composition is very deliberately chosen and reflects the respect with which the staff treat the deceased. Although the work in forensic medicine and death itself become an everyday thing, every moment remains filled with respect and dignity.