Lewis Hine/child labor.

Lewis Hine
Ruggles Park Playground 3 P.M,
granite mills in the background.


Reality is always tougher than its photographic reproduction.
Boris Mikhailovs images aren’t too tough.

Although in German society social misery is neither as visible,
nor as grievous as in the “Wild East”,
clandestine psychic deprivation flourishes on the edges
up into the middle of society.

In a society, where everything revolves around economic values,
in a society that just cares about the economic usability of human potential,
people fall ill.