Guilherme Bergamini πŸ–ΌοΈ

Engineer Dolabela

Engineer Dolabela by Guilherme Bergamini

Artist’s Statement

The former employees of Industria Malvina – Engenheiro Dolabela, BocaiΓΊva, Minas Gerais, Brasil – lost hope of receiving their labor rights. When the mill was declared bankrupt in 2001, thousands of people worked on cutting sugarcane for sugar and alcohol. No labor laws were enforced.

About the Artist

For more than two decades, Brazilian photographer and artist Guilherme Bergamini has developed projects via photography and the various narrative possibilities that art offers. His works open a dialogue between memory and socio-political criticism. He believes in photography as the aesthetic potential and transforming agent of society. Awarded in national and international competitions, Guilherme has participated in exhibitions in 51 countries. Find him online at www.guilhermebergamini.com and on Instagram @guilhermebergamini.