• The hell of Serra Pelada mines, 1980s - Rare Historical Photos

    Serra Pelada was a large gold mine in Brazil 430 kilometres (270 mi) south of the mouth of the Amazon River. In 1979 a local child swimming on the banks of a local river found a 6 grams (0.21 oz) nugget of gold.

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  • Serra Pelada - WikiVisually

    Serra Pelada (English: "Naked Mountain") is a brazilian village, district of the municipality of Curionópolis, in the southeast of Pará.. Was a large gold mine in Brazil 430 kilometres (270 mi) south of the mouth of the Amazon River.The mine was made famous by the images taken by Alfredo Jaar and later by Sebastião Salgado showing an anthill of workers moving vast amounts of ore by hand.

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  • Sebastiao Salgado , Cast of Thousands, Serra Pelada, Brazil

    Lélia Wanick Salgado (ed.), Sebastião Salgado. Workers, Praha 2001, ill. p. 70. His highly acclaimed series on the Brazilian gold mine 'Serra Pelada' from 1986 helped Sebastião Salgado, originally educated as an economist, to achieve his international breakthrough.

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  • The Hellish Gold Mines of Serra Pelada | Amusing Planet

    In the early 1980s, Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado travelled to the mines of Serra Pelada, some 430 kilometers south of the mouth of the Amazon River, where a notorious gold …

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  • The gold mine of Serra Pelade Brazil (Sebastiao Salgado ...

    "Sebastião Salgado - Gold mine, Serra Pelada in the federal state of Pará, Brasile 1986 - The workers were abused and starved" "Sebastião Salgado: Serra Pelada, Brazília, 1986" Manual laborers confront a military policeman at a gold mine. Brazil, 1986.

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  • Salgado at the Serra Pelada Mine, Brazil | Huxley-Parlour ...

    This photograph is taken from Salgado’s most famous early series photographed at the Serra Pelada gold mine in Brazil – a famously controversial mine that employed thousands of local workers in appalling, perilous conditions. Every day 50,000 gold diggers descended Serrra Palada’s open top mine, the size of a football...

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  • The hell of Serra Pelada mines, 1980s (Rare Historical ...

    Serra Pelada was a large gold mine in Brazil 430 kilometres (270 mi) south of the mouth of the Amazon River. In 1979 a local child swimming on the banks of a local river found a 6 grams (0.21 oz) nugget of gold.

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  • Sebastião Salgado - Serra Pelada Gold Mine, Brazil for ...

    Serra Pelada Gold Mine, Brazil, by Sebastião Salgado. Economist-turned-artist Sebastião Salgado began his photography practice after his finance role w...

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  • serra pelada gold mine - tcfuwhr.org

    Nov 15, 2018· Sebastião Salgado - Serra Pelada Gold Mine, Brazil, Photograph . For Sale on 1stdibs - Serra Pelada Gold Mine, Brazil, Silver Gelatin Print by Sebastião Salgado. Offered by Peter Fetterman Gallery. Contact Us. The hell of Serra Pelada mines, 1980s - Rare Historical Photos.

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  • Gold Mine, Serra Pelada, Brazil (Vertical Backs) by ...

    Sebastião Salgado, Gold Mine, Serra Pelada, Brazil (Vertical Backs), 1986. Gelatin Silver Print, 24 x 20 in. (61 x 50.8 cm). Signed in pencil on verso. Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado is one of the most respected photojournalists working today. Appointed a UNICEF Special Representative on ...

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  • Sebastião Salgado - Serra Pelada Gold Mine, Brazil for ...

    Economist-turned-artist Sebastião Salgado began his photography practice after his finance role with the International Coffee Organization and the World Bank led him to travel to tea plantations in Africa. Inspired by the people he photographed during his trips, Salgado quit his finance job to ...

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  • History: Serra Pelada gold mine, Pará, Brazil - Trek.Today

    History: Serra Pelada gold mine, Pará, Brazil 548081: Serra Pelada (English: 'Bald Mountain') was a large gold mine in Brazil 430 kilometres (270 mi) south of the mouth of the Amazon River. The mine was made famous by the images taken by Sebastião Salgado showing an anthill of workers moving vast amounts of ore by hand. Because of the chaotic nature of the operation estimating the number of ...

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  • Serra Pelada – Learning From a Disaster

    Serra Pelada – Learning From a Disaster By Dominic Pasteiner On April 27, 2016 · Leave a Comment In 1986, Brazil’s notorious Serra Pelada gold mine was officially closed after a short and traumatic life.

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  • serra pelada gold mine salgado - vandenberglunteren.nl

    The hell of Serra Pelada mines, 1980s - Rare Historical Photos. Serra Pelada was a large gold mine in Brazil 430 kilometres (270 mi) south of the mouth of the Amazon River.

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  • Gold, greed and garimpeiros | Al Jazeera America

    The jungle around Serra Pelada, once passable only by small plane or a miles-long hike through dense forest, was replaced with bare hills, stripped of all but the lowest vegetation. The mine itself was flooded to prevent further exploration and is now a muddy lake. But gold remained buried there, far beyond the keen hands of the garimpeiros.

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  • The Gold Mines of Serra Pelada - STATIONGOSSIP

    In the early 1980s, Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado travelled to the mines of Serra Pelada, some 430 kilometers south of the mouth of the Amazon River, where a notorious gold …

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  • The Gold Mine Portfolio - Series - Peter Fetterman

    Sebastião Salgado THE GOLD MINE PORTFOLIO Limited Edition Portfolio Swept along by the winds that carry the hint of fortune, men come to the gold mine of Serra Pelada. No one is taken there by force, yet once they arrive, all become slaves of the dream of gold and the need to stay alive. Once inside, it becomes impossible to leave.

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  • Snapshot: Sebastião Salgado's Gold Mine Portfolio ...

    Sebastião Salgado, SERRA PELADA, GOLD MINE, BRAZIL, 1986. Estimate £80,000–120,000. Some images were shot from high and distanced vantage points to emphasize the enormous size of Serra Pelada’s mine and its workforce. As a result, the miners climbing up the barrancos seem like a big grouping of ants struggling to reach the top ...

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  • The Gold Mine Portfolio - Series - Peter Fetterman

    Sebastião Salgado. THE GOLD MINE PORTFOLIO. Limited Edition Portfolio . Swept along by the winds that carry the hint of fortune, men come to the gold mine of Serra Pelada. No one is taken there by force, yet once they arrive, all become slaves of the dream of gold and the need to stay alive. Once inside, it becomes impossible to leave.

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  • 56 melhores imagens de serra pelada | Brazil, Gold e ...

    "Sebastião Salgado Serra Pelada, Gold Mine, Brazil, I don't know anything about mining.but I didn't think it was chains of bodies crawling out of canyon like ants." "Sebastião Salgado - Gold mine, Serra Pelada in the federal state of Pará, Brasile 1986 - The workers were abused and starved"

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  • 20+ Shocking Photos of The Hell of Serra Pelada Mines ...

    At its peak, the Serra Pelada site was the largest open-air gold mine in the world. It was also the most violent and chaotic. Below are some of the most powerful photos ever taken showing the sheer madness and chaos of the situation.

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  • ‘The Gold Mine, Brazil’, Sebastião Salgado, 1986 | Tate

    Salgado’s political concerns are reflected in his photographs of Serra Pelada through their emphasis on the physical hardship of working at the mine as well as the poor conditions experienced by its labourers, suggesting an interest in raising awareness about their situation.

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  • Serra Pelada - Wikipedia

    Serra Pelada (English: "Naked Mountain") is a brazilian village, district of the municipality of Curionópolis, in the southeast of Pará. Was a large gold mine in Brazil 430 kilometres (270 mi) south of the mouth of the Amazon River.

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  • Sebastião Salgado: my adventures at the ends of the Earth ...

    In fact, Sebastião Salgado’s photograph captures gold-grubbers pouring up the side of an opencast mine at Serra Pelada in Brazil. One of a jaw-dropping series he took of the crazed gold rush ...

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  • Masters of Photography: Sebastiao Salgado

    Masters of Photography features the greatest practitioners of the camera. Over 750 photos, along with extensive essays and biographies, make this an indispensable resource for the casual or professional student of photography.

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  • Sebastião Salgado | Gold mine of Serra Pelada. Pará ...

    Available for sale from Sundaram Tagore Gallery, Sebastião Salgado, Gold mine of Serra Pelada. Pará, Brazil. (1986), Gelatin silver print, 68 × 50 in

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  • Sebastião Salgado :: The Hell of Serra Pelada | The Incubator

    Sebastião Salgado is likely the most eminent photojournalist working today. Of Salgado's many iconic images, perhaps the most famous is this picture of a dispute between Serra Pelada gold mine worker and military police taken in Brazil in 1986. It is the classic picture of tension with a twist–the authority is in the hands of the police on…

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  • Brazilian photographer captures our greed for gold ...

    Though Salgado felt compelled to document what was at the time one of Brazil’s largest gold rushes, he was ill-prepared for the frenzied scene he encountered at Serra Pelada (or “Naked ...

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  • A Moment of Rest, Serra Pelada Mine | RISD Museum

    Salgado’s best-known project focused on the Serra Pelada gold mine in northern Brazil, near the mouth of the Amazon River. At its peak, Serra Pelada employed at least 100,000 workers, making it one of the largest mines in the world.

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  • Sebastião Salgado | Gold mine of Serra Pelada. Pará ...

    Available for sale from Sundaram Tagore Gallery, Sebastião Salgado, Gold mine of Serra Pelada. Pará, Brazil. (1986), Gelatin silver print, 20 × 24 in

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