Boris Mikhailov shot this black-and-white photo sequence at his father’s birthplace in the south of the Ukraine. There is a lake nearby, into which untreated effluents from a nearby factory are discharged. Believing the water to have healing powers, people enjoy going for a swim. All year round, families gather on the shore, and on-lookers might be reminded of a »Russian Baden-Baden«.
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With an Essay by Friedrich Meschede
80 pages, 65 tritone plates