In Cerro de Pasco, a town located at 4,330m altitude in the Peruvian Andes,
open-pit detonations, forced displacement and urban destruction engendered
by mining exploitation have become part of the everyday since early 1960s.
As a result of the normalisation of this state of affairs, most locals remain silent
or choose to abandon the place. Nevertheless, among few, the personal trauma
of displacement disturbs this apathy....
© Research | Photography | Sound | Editing: Anca Lita
Subtitles: Anca Lita & Eli James
Accompanying audio-visual material for the MA Visual Anthropology Dissertation Paper.
@Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology 2013
Camera: Canon 60D
Sound Recorder: Marantz PMD661
Microphone: RØDE NTG-2
Software: Final Cut Pro X (Video) | REAPER (Audio)
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