/ 2021 / Special / Street Photography

Do not forget the lube

  • Prize
    Gold in Press/Other, Silver in Special/Street Photography
  • Photographer
    Adventures of Rico by Rico X.
  • Credit
    Rico X.

A photo series of the car spare parts and junkyards and the amazing people who work there in the oil rich country of United Arab Emirates in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah. Where used cars, insurance write offs and spare parts are shipped in from Asia, North America and sold off for profit (15-25%)

JUST LIKE THE OTHER 7.8 BILLION PEOPLE ON THIS PLANET, RICO BELIEVES HE IS ALSO IDIOSYNCRATIC OR ORIGINAL OR SPECIAL OR ONE-OFF OR UNIQUE, OH AS WELL AS “WOKE”.

“IRONIC”

ADJECTIVE

USING WORDS TO CONVEY A MEANING THAT IS THE OPPOSITE OF ITS LITERAL MEANING; CONTAINING OR EXEMPLIFYING IRONY:

(AN IRONIC NOVEL; AN IRONIC REMARK.)

OF, RELATING TO, OR TENDING TO USE IRONY OR MOCKERY; IRONICAL.

COINCIDENTAL; UNEXPECTED:

(IT WAS IRONIC THAT I WAS SEATED NEXT TO MY EX-HUSBAND AT THE DINNER.)

Awards few bits and pieces