Doing research on small scale mining
The matter of Gold
Gold miner selling her gold in a shop in Paramaribo, capital of Suriname, 2009
Garimpeiros separating the share of the land owner of the produce, Antino, Sipaliwini (Suriname), 2009.
The gold digger’s medallion, with the tools including the pan, of a garimpeiro of the first hour, Marupá, Tapajós, Pará (Brasil), 2016.
Worker showing his gold, Papatam, Marowijne (Suriname), 2013.
Paying in Gio’s bar, Antino, Sipaliwini (Suriname), 2006.
Today’s production on the scale, Matupá, Mato Grosso (Brasil), 2016.
Gold as it comes out of the retort, Matupá, Mato Grosso (Brasil), 2016.
Pipits made into jewelry.
Gold before the mercury is burnt out, Pando (Bolivia), 2013.