Artist: Ludwig Hagelstein
A farmhand selecting and cleaning cabbages for further processing during the 2020 Covid-19 lockdowns in southern Germany. Mamiya RB67 Pro SD | 127mm K/L | Kodak Ektachrome E100
It´s mostly the anonymous Romanian farmhands who bear the heavy load of German agriculture, but often remain unseen. Yet they are truly essential. At about the same time this image was taken, on another farm not far away, a Romanian worker died of Covid-19, alone and far away from home.