The triptychon is part of the art-project "Champions & the Art of Tolerance". It portrays well-known people and the unsung, hidden champions who were fighting for tolerance and respect towards other religions, ethnical minorities and races.
The pictures were taken in June 2014.
Tom Lemke is an international photographer who was working e.g. for the german newspapers Die Zeit, Stern and Süddeutsche Zeitung. He had exhibitions in New York, Düsseldorf, Berlin, Amsterdam and Zürich.
Hubertus Hoffmann is president of the World Security Network Foundation and the founder of the initiatives "Champions of Tolerance" and "Codes of Tolerance".
"Be relaxed and self-confident. Accept that all people are different and have their own ways with or without God"