Working the S16 - Sulfur Mining in East Java
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WORKING THE S16 I came as a tourist and I left with images in my head and in my camera which haven't stopped bothering and fascinating me since … Read More
WORKING THE S16 I came as a tourist and I left with images in my head and in my camera which haven't stopped bothering and fascinating me since then. A stunning landscape in yellow, gray and blue and tremendously hard working miners, ruining their health for $5 a day. For us to vulcanize rubber, bleach sugar, fertilize flowers... The discrepancy between a most beautiful scenery and a relentless exploitation of labour just makes the injustice of our global economic management even more apparent. Read Less
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Working the S16
Sulfur Mining in East-Java
I came as a tourist and I left with images in my head and in my camera which haven't stopped bothering and fascinating me since then.

A stunning landscape in yellow, gray and blue and tremendously hard working miners, ruining their health for $5 a day.
For us to vulcanize rubber, bleach sugar, fertilize flowers...

The discrepancy between a most beautiful scenery and a relentless exploitation of labour just makes the injustice of our global economic management even more apparent.

Kawah Ijen, East-Java, Indonesia, 2009
Kawah Ijen in "The Workmen's Death" - Youtube: Working Man's Death - Ghosts