Ó Minas Gerais | My Land Our Landscape #15

Wet Season. Igarapé, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Mining open pit exploration. Igarapé is also a location for a mineral water mine. Part of one of the most important water reserves in the world, Guarani Aquifer, is partially located in Minas Gerais. The aquifer is under threat due to the abusive deforestation, excavation, water consumption demanded by mining and by farming and use of pesticides.
20°06’53.35" S 44°17’21.94" W

Archival Pigment Print on Baryta Paper
Editions;
14x21 in - 1/3
22x33 in - 1/4

20% of sales goes to mining communities and initiatives to foster actions to improve mining communities.

Estimated delivery of first batch (before the end of the Summer 2019).
$ 600
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Júlia Pontés

(b.1983 - Minas Gerais, Brazil) - Based in São Paulo, New York, Buenos Aires, and Mumbai. She is a skilled drone pilot, aerial photographer, photographic printer and her photographic knowledge range from Large Format Film photography to advanced Photoshop skills.
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