This is Berti; she was the dispatcher at the Oerlikon mechanics workshop in Switzerland in 1934. She was late that day and Jakob Tuggener captured her on film as she hurried across the factory’s deserted courtyard. Tuggener died in 1988 and was largely overlooked in his lifetime, but will feature in an exhibition at the Pavillon Populaire in Montpellier, running until October 18th. The exhibition is his personal, very humaine vision of the industrial world from the 1930s to the 1950s.
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