Overview participating exhibitions

The Pursuit of Happiness
2009

The Pursuit of Happiness

Pedro David

ROOT (2007)

Photos taken during a solitary journey through the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, in search of the remains of his youth.

  • ROOT (2007)

    Photos taken during a solitary journey through the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, in search of the remains of his youth.

Underwater Landscape
2008

Underwater Landscape

Pedro David

Traces & Omens
2005

Traces & Omens

Pedro David

UNDERWATER LANDSCAPE (2002-2006)

Since the 1970s the Jequitinhonha Valley, one of the poorest regions of Brazil, has had to cope with a rigidly imposed landscape politics. One of the most radical plans is the construction of a dam that will leave a large part of the valley under water. As a result of this a large part of the scarce fertile land in the region will disappear and 1150 farm families, split over 42 communities, will be forced to move. Many have never been outside of the valley. The loss of diamond prospecting, an important source of income for these families, will not be financially compensated, because it is an illegal activity.

  • UNDERWATER LANDSCAPE (2002-2006)

    Since the 1970s the Jequitinhonha Valley, one of the poorest regions of Brazil, has had to cope with a rigidly imposed landscape politics. One of the most radical plans is the construction of a dam that will leave a large part of the valley under water. As a result of this a large part of the scarce fertile land in the region will disappear and 1150 farm families, split over 42 communities, will be forced to move. Many have never been outside of the valley. The loss of diamond prospecting, an important source of income for these families, will not be financially compensated, because it is an illegal activity.

  • UNDERWATER LANDSCAPE (2002-2006)

Biography

Pedro David (b. 1977, Santos Dumont, Minas Gerais) took his Bachelors in Journalism at the Catholic University of Minas Gerais. He has worked as a photographer since 1997 and is a co-founder of Caixa Preta Fotografia.

Website Pedro David

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Human Conditions

Human Conditions

Price EUR 15,00

Traces & Omens

Traces & Omens

Price EUR 10,00