1991 Photo Contest, Daily Life, 3rd prize

Gerlo Beernink


01 January, 1990

Forty female patients from the Second Ward spend most of the day locked up together in a 10 4-meter space. Psychiatric patients like the 1,300 living on the island of Leros often live in degrading conditions.

About the photographer

Gerlo Beernink

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