HAUNTING PORTRAITS Joe Buergi
Lens Magazine|November 2021
The "Haunting Portraits" series focuses on the hard workers of Bangladesh. They work either in the docks, shipyards, or as laborers in the brick factories outside Dhaka. In 2020 I visited different places and portrayed the workers photographically.
Joe Buergi

Over 160 million people live in a country four times the size of Switzerland. Bangladesh has the eighth-highest population density in the world and is growing rapidly. People are teeming everywhere, especially in Dhaka! It is a challenging city because it is rough, noisy, dirty, and sometimes foggy.

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