Juvenile Delinquent Boys of Ishka, Russia

Photographs by Lise Sarfati of a colony for the reeducation of underaged delinquent boys through hard labor in Iksha, Russia, 1995.

Above, the recreation room.

Below, the dead body of one of the young men of the colony lies under an ivy plant.

Read Lise Sarfati’s bio/artist statement here.