Photo Gallery: Childhood Memories Documented in Ruins

Foto: Sarah Schönfeld

Lost Places Photographer Documents Ruins of East Berlin

After the Berlin Wall came down almost 23 years ago, many neighborhoods in the former East Germany began falling into disrepair. Artist and photographer Sarah Schönfeld, who grew up in the East Berlin district of Lichtenberg, describes how she began to document the decline in photos -- partly as a way of saying goodbye to the past.
Interview conducted by Ariane Stürmer