2005 Photo Contest, Contemporary Issues, 1st prize

Michael Wolf

Laif Photos & Reportagen for Stern

01 March, 2004

Women sit in long rows in the Nam Tai factory to assemble calculators, which will be sold around the world under major brand names. In recent years China has grown to become the world's fifth largest exporter of merchandise, and has one of the world's fastest growing economies. A huge influx of migrant workers is required to meet demand in city factories.

About the photographer

Michael Wolf

Michael Wolf was born in 1954 in Munich, Germany. He grew up in the United States, Europe and Canada, and studied at UC Berkeley and at the Folkwang School in Essen, Germany. In ...

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