Guardians of the Church

PhotographerKilian Mueller
Entry Description

What happens to a culture when those that transmit it disappear? The Transylvanian Saxons are dealing with this question for the past 25 years. This German speaking minority migrated from Romania to Germany due to their oppression under the communist regime. When the communist rulership ended in 1989, the majority of the saxon people left the country and with it the heritage of their 850 year old culture.