Entry Title: "Black World"
Erberto Zani (1978) is a photographer and journ...
, Italy
Category: Professional,

Entry Description:

"Black World" is a self published book about illegal mineral
extraction in Colombia, D.R.Congo and India. Focuses on different
realities, follows a tryptych concept: three countries, three illegally
extracted minerals (gold, coltan, coal), and three causes that lead
to criminality. It's a Black World that millions of people are forced
to work in, made of mines, dust and fear. Characterized by
oppression, violence and trampled human rights: where the
presence of enormous deposits of minerals transform into a curse
for the people through the illegality caused by games of power
and corrupt economies.

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About the Artist:

Erberto Zani is a photographer, journalist and communication designer. Freelance since 2008, his works are focused on documentary-social themes. He cooperates with No Profit Organizations, magazines and companies with photographs and graphics projects focused especially on awareness-fundraising campaigns. He lives in Basel, Switzerland.