This is a subproject derived from my ongoing project called “RURALS”.
I want with this subproject to show the faces of rural workers, men and women, that I have been photographing for about 4 years. In some ways this subproject is like a record for the posterity of what rural workers were like in my adult years.
Unfortunately this is a record of the present times that does not include my time as a child and adolescence. But I will continue on this road in this project until the day my fingers can no longer press the shutter button on my cameras.
I have always been fascinated by the manual work of those people who daily, 30 days a month, 365 days a year are hard, but tenderly with their hands and arms.
And, there is no greater example of this work than in a porcelain articles factory. In this case, the Monte Sião Porcelain factory, in the city of Monte Sião, MG-Brasil.
Well sooner than I could have imagined I will do my first photographic exhibition with black and white photographs of my project in progress called Rural Workers or simply “Rurals”. Continue reading “Photographic exhibition”→