Inka Schube, an expert on the work of Boris Mikhailov, speaks with Luisa Heese about the artist, his development and the Western view on Eastern Europe. The art historian thus provides further insights into one of the most exciting photographic positions of our time. Inka Schube is curator for photography at Sprengel Museum in Hanover and previously worked as a freelance curator. For many years, she worked at the Photo gallery of Brotfabrik Berlin where Mikhailov had his first solo exhibition in Germany.