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The Little Guards Of Cerro Rico.

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    Israel Limachi plays next to his house on the mountain „Cerro Rico“. Behind him lies the city Potosi and the old conveyor plant at the bottom of the mountain.
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    Maxima Limachi holds her youngest son Israel in her arms. On the window ledge stands a photo of her deceased husband. He died at the age of 35 in a mine.
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    Yoddy works in the kitchen to prepare lunch that she later sells to the miners that work close to her house.
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    Israel stands in front of his house right next to the entrance of the mine and plays with “Oso”, one of his six dogs.
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    Before they go to work in the mine, Israel, Maxima and Yoddy wait in the dressing room of the miners.
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    The seven years old Israel helps to free the cart‘s railway from debris.
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    Yoddy and Maxima are pushing the cart with rocks out of the mine.
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    Surrounded by mining-carts and the exhaust of compressors, Israel walks along a road on “Cerro Rico”.
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    Due to his burns Paul can only sit at the side of the soccer field and watch his mother play. Maxima trains with her team for the upcoming tournament.
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    Highly concentrated, Isreael pucks gray hairs from his mother‘s head.
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    When Yoddy doesn’t have to help in the mine, there is always something to do in the household.
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    In the early morning, Yoddy and her brothers lie in bed. Under the mattress the family stores drills that the miners use in the mine next to the house.
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    Maxima talks with the young miners in front of her house.
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    Every friday the miners drink cheap 96% alcohol or beer before and during their shift.
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    Paul plays with his dog „Pirulin“ in the dressing-room next to the mine.
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    Paul leaves his house on the way to the adit. In the foreground stands a mining-cart on wooden rails that lead out of the mine.
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    When Paul slept at a neighbor‘s house, the twelve year old son of the family poured alcohol over his leg and foot and set him on fire...
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    ...He suffered from extensive second-degree burns, but his mother never sent him to a doctor or hospital.
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    A teddy-bear lies in the muddy river bed.
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    Maxima, the brother of her deceased husband and her tree children are on the way to the hot springs of „Miraflores“ about one hour outside of Potosí.
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    Since they don‘t have any shower or running water, they make the best out of their situation and travel once a week to the hot-springs
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    Next to the hot-springs of “Miraflores” one hour outside of Potosí Yoddy, Paul and Israel can be children at last.
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    Between her tasks, Maxima takes a break sitting on her bed. She seems tires from the daily efforts to provide the most basic needs for her family.
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    Every day at twelve o’clock, Israel and his siblings go through a little transformation to show their best side in school.
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    When Yoddy, Paul and Israel come home from school it already gets dark. Often they meet drunken miners on the way up to their house.
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Corporate Portolio

  • Former flight attendants visit their old work
    Former flight attendants visit their old work place in Frankfurt
    (1/17)
  • ECB President Mario Draghi
    ECB President Mario Draghi
    (2/17)
  • Lisa Parisiuss - Doctor
    Lisa Parisiuss - Doctor
    (3/17)
  • Bertha Cecilia Guauque - flower seller
    Bertha Cecilia Guauque - flower seller
    (4/17)
  • Klaus Kostial - Clay modeler Hyundai
    Klaus Kostial - Clay modeler Hyundai
    (5/17)
  • Gold from Segovia, Colombia
    Gold from Segovia, Colombia
    (6/17)
  • Frankfurt airport at night
    Frankfurt airport at night
    (7/17)
  • Martin Wiesmann - Investment banker at JP Morgan
    Martin Wiesmann - Investment banker at JP Morgan
    (8/17)
  • Frankfurt airport at night
    Frankfurt airport at night
    (9/17)
  • Modepreis Hannover
    Modepreis Hannover
    (10/17)
  • César Giraldo - Designer
    César Giraldo - Designer
    (11/17)
  • Automotive DAY, ceBIT
    Automotive DAY, ceBIT
    (12/17)
  • Saul Friedländer - Autor
    Saul Friedländer - Autor
    (13/17)
  • Museumsuferfest Frankfurt
    Museumsuferfest Frankfurt
    (14/17)
  • EMC Abu Dabi
    EMC Abu Dabi
    (15/17)
  • Annette Hübotter - Professor for embroidering
    Annette Hübotter - Professor for embroidering
    (16/17)
  • Frankfurt airport at night
    Frankfurt airport at night
    (17/17)

Portraits

  • Felix Prinz zu Löwenstein
    Felix Prinz zu Löwenstein with his pigs.
    (1/12)
  • Bodo von Kutzleben
    Bodo von Kutzleben - Philatelist
    (2/12)
  • David Folkerts-Landau
    David Folkerts-Landau - the new chief economist of Deutsche Bank
    (3/12)
  • Oliver Näve
    Oliver Näve - Pastry chef at the Restaurant Francais in Frankfurt
    (4/12)
  • Nima Valadkhani
    Nima Valadkhani - Intern
    (5/12)
  • Mohamed El-Erian
    Mohamed El-Erian - Pimco.
    (6/12)
  • Mina Ahadi
    Mina Ahadi - Human Rights Activist from Iran
    (7/12)
  • Prof. Dag Nikolaus Hasse
    Prof. Dag Nikolaus Hasse - Philosophy Professor in Würzburg
    (8/12)
  • Prof. Lado Chanturia
    Prof. Lado Chanturia - former justice minister of Georgia
    (9/12)
  • Kien Hoang Le
    Kien Hoang Le - Photographer
    (10/12)
  • Thomas Draschan
    Thomas Draschan - artist from Vienna
    (11/12)
  • Jitse Groen
    Jitse Groen - Founder of Takeaway.com
    (12/12)

Immobilis - Life on a campground.

  • Life on a german campground
    Little Dan rests in his big brother Jay‘s camper after playing.
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  • Life on a german campground
    It is legal to have a permanent abode at the campgrounds "Erlengrund" and "Sternsee" in Gifhorn, near Hannover in Germany
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  • Life on a german campground
    Bernd Bielke has recovered well from his heart attack and can now look after his sick wife.
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  • Life on a german campground
    Some residents have been acquainted for decades. They know each other's intimate secrets and backgrounds.
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    When they were younger, the Bielkes often came from Berlin to Gifhorn to spend the weekend barbecuing with friends
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    Manfred Brandt was with the French Foreign Legion for many years. Now he is enjoying his retirement on the »Erlengrund« campground.
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  • Life on a german campground
    All spruced up for the Christmas party, Sascha Deutschendorf sits on the sofa and strokes his Rottweiler.
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    Fay and Dan lift a gas bottle while they are shopping with their stepfather Peter.
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    Heidi Brigant and her children Fay and Dan sit in front of a computer and look at photos. In the background sits Peter, the stepfather.
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    Sascha Deutschendorf is having his hair cut by a friend.
    (10/13)
  • Life on a german campground
    Sascha Deutschendorf talks on the phone while Dan looks around. 32-year-old Sascha Deutschendorf escaped his criminal past in Berlin to the campground.
    (11/13)
  • Life on a german campground
    Autumn leaves pile up on the roof covering two garden huts which the Bielkes use as kitchen, dining room and laundry room
    (12/13)
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    Fay, Jay‘s little sister, is crying and hiding behind a tree.
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