03/19/2012 Sibylle Fendt · Gärtners' Voyage as a book
Throughhout their common life they had traveled Europe with a caravan. In the summer of 2008 Lothar Gärtner decided to dare a last great journey with his wife Elke. Two years earlier, Elke had come down with Alzheimer's disease.
Sibylle Fendt photographed Lothar and Elke, first in their home before she accompanied the couple on their last trip from Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia to St. Petersburg. In restrained yet intimate photographs Sibylle Fendt describes the story of love, drifting apart and coming back together and of disappearance.