Part of the exhibition Lachen (Laughter)
at Sinneswald, Leichlingen (Rheinland)

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Laughter in times of "Hartz IV"*)
How do micro-wages transform work relations?
How will the increasing poverty redefine what is considered a 'reasonable job offer'?
What kind of self-esteem results from having to work for 1 euro?
Who's laughing?
*) With the "Hartz IV" laws, unemployed people in Germany now risk having to pick up garbage, etc. for one euro per hour, or lose their unemployment benefits.

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