With photos in black and white, two Indian photographers reveal their perecption of the uranium mining in northeast India in Jadugoda, Jharkhand State. Two photographic lenses, two points of view: a temporary experience of journalist and photographer Chinky Shukla New Delhi, who visited the place of uranium mining with a scholarship for 3 months, and the point of view of the photographer Ashish Birulee, who was born in Jadugoda and is living there exposed to the risks of radiation every single day. What do they see? Each of both tells us his story in pictures.
Thirty photos of both of the photographers are shown at the exhbition, which makes part of the festival program of the Uranium Film Festival, at the Cinematheque of the Museum of Modern Art MAM Rio, from 16 to 26 May 2013. Indian film maker Shri Prakash organized the exhbition - the title "Buddha Weeps in Jadugoda" reflects Shri Prakash's film, of the same title, which will screen at the Film Festival. A part of exhibition will be shown at the Centro Cultural Laurinda Santos Lobo, morephotos will be at the Cinematheque of the Museum of Modern Art (MAM Rio).
Date: From 16 to 26 May 2013
Centro Cultural Laurinda Santos Lobo & Municipal
Cinematheque at the Museum of Modern Art (MAM-Rio)
Norbert G. Suchanek & Gilberto Santeiro
Local: CPM Escola de Comunicação da UFRJ - Av. Pasteur, 250 Praia Vermelha. Rio de Janeiro