Julia Pontés

Photographer | Artist
Location: Sí£o Paulo, Brazil
Nationality: Brazil
Biography: Jíºlia Pontés (b.1983 - Minas Gerais, Brazil) - Based in Sí£o Paulo, New York, Buenos Aires and Mumbai. Her interests are influenced by psychology, social issues and public policy, in which she holds a Master’s Degree. She worked as an iron ore... read on
on Bloomberg Businessweek: Deadly Dam Collapse Could Force the Mining Industry to Change
júlia pontés
Feb 22, 2019
Thank you Bloomberg Businessweek for spreading the word on the risks involving tailing dam's in Brazil, and for choosing aerial my images to show different dams throughout the State of Minas Gerais.

Thank you Planetary Health Alliance for recognizing my project on the social and environmental devastation caused by mining in my hometown State of Minais Gerais in Brazil.

And thank you to Visura for the incredible support to my work. With your help, this project has been reaching a very important audience, allowing more than 5 million people, that are affected by mining in Brazil, to have their voices heard.
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