Jeremy Snell : Boys of Volta

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La série Boys of Volta de Jeremy Snell est une représentation sensible des personnes et de l’environnement entourant le lac Volta, au Ghana. Cet énorme lac artificiel est le plus grand du monde. Couvrant la moitié du Ghana, sa surface est parsemée de troncs d’arbres étranges où vous trouviez autrefois des forêts denses. La pêche est maintenant l’une des principales industries pour les gens d’ici. Exigeant de longues heures dans des conditions souvent difficiles. La série de Jeremy suit l’histoire des garçons pêcheurs qu’il a rencontrés ici.

Au milieu de toute la magie et la beauté du lac, il reste une réalité plus sombre. Des milliers d’enfants travaillent dans son énorme industrie de la pêche – et bon nombre de ces enfants sont victimes de la traite.

Jeremy Snell is a cinematographer and humanitarian photographer represented by Open Doors Gallery, UK. Though originally from Hawaii, USA, he spent much of his youth living throughout Asia. He has photographed numerous campaigns for NGO’s such as Charity: Water and The International Justice Mission. Jeremy Snell was a winner of The Portrait of Humanity, 2020 for his portraiture work in his debut series, Boys of Volta. Jeremy currently resides in Brooklyn, USA.

The Boys of Volta series by Jeremy Snell is a sensitive portrayal of the people and environment surrounding Lake Volta, Ghana. This enormous man-made lake is the largest in the world. Spanning half of Ghana its surface is scattered with eerie tree trunks where once you would find dense forests. Fishing is now one of the main industries for the people here. Demanding long hours in often challenging conditions. Jeremy’s series follows the story of the fisher boys he encountered here.

Amidst all the magic and beauty of the lake, there remains a starker reality. Thousands of children work in its massive fishing industry — and many of these children are trafficked into labour.

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Etat du livre Neuf
Date d'édition

Poids 650 g
Dimensions 20 × 25 cm
Nombre de pages 108 pages
Reliure Broché
Langues anglais