Ó Minas Gerais | My Land Our Landscape #26

Wet season. Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais. Timbopeba Mine.

For years, residents close to operating mines, as this one, have been suffering from breathing ore particles and dust present in the air. This tailing dam was in the process of enlargement until recently when recently closed due the strengthening of mining legislation in Brazil.
20°14'59.538" S 43°31'4.043" W

Archival Pigment Print on Baryta Paper
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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 Sao 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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