On being sharp-eyed and tender-hearted

Since the beginning of the century, there have been sharp-eyed and tender-hearted photographers, photographers whose aim is not to decorate the walls of museums for their own personal satisfaction, but rather to show through the use of that developer of truth which is film, how man can be a menace to mankind, to children, how man can die from lack of food and love.

Robert Delpire, from the introduction to Francesco Zizola’s book “Born Somewhere“.