Ó Minas Gerais | My Land Our Landscape #8

Wet Season. Itabira, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Iron Ore tailing dam.
Mining is the main economic activity of this town in which 70% of the criminal actions are of violence against women. According to Justice in Rails, with the installation of a large mining or infrastructure project, including illegal gold and precious stones mining, the is an arrival of large men contingent, a factor that places women at risk and vulnerability.
20°13'54.306" S 43°52'54.497" W

Archival Pigment Print on Baryta Paper
14x21 in - 2/2
22x33 in - 2/2
32x48 in - 1/3

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).
$ 700
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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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