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Serra Pelada, Pará, Brasil, 1986

"I could hear the gold whispering in the souls of these men," says Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado of a gold mine in Serra Pelada.

Sugar-cutting brigades work in regions and fields where machines are impractical. More than one-third of Cuban production is hand-cut, and workers receive special bonuses.

Sebastiao Salgado, Brasil, 1986

Sebastiao Salgado, Brasil, 1986

It is estimated that as much as 90 percent of all the gold found at Serra Pelada was smuggled away.

The hellish mines of the Brazilian gold rush

Odyssee:  1993 war der brasilianische Fotograf Sebastião Salgado aufgebrochen, rund sieben Jahre reiste er um die Welt. Hier: Flüchtlingselend damals. 1994 in dem tansanischen Flüchtlingslager Benako, in das sich Tausende Menschen aus Ruanda geflüchtet hatten.

Sebastião Salgado’s Eternal Images of Humanity on the Move – British Journal of Photography

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Napi érdekes (20 kép) - 111

La photographie pour dénoncer la misère et les conditions de travail dégradantes. Salgado choisit lui-même ses projets aux quatre coins du Brésil : il travaille toujours en noir et blanc et avec…

Le photographe humanitaire Sebastiao Salgado

Munich Oct 2015 - 26 Jan Kunstfoyer Munich is the second exhibition venue in Germany to present Sebastião Salgado’s work Genesis, with 245 photographs. The exhibition is curated by Lélia Wanick Salgado.

Le combat des Yanomami

Paris Match

The Yanomami Indian tribe has official protection, but its large reserve in Brazil is coveted by mining companies and large farming enterprises with political clout.

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